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Velodyne LiDAR Announces Partnership Agreement with Dibotics

July 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., July 12, 2016— Aiming squarely at the emerging markets of drone mapping and mobile robotics, Velodyne LiDAR today announced a partnership agreement with Dibotics,  a Paris-based pioneer in GPS-denied and infrastructure-less navigation.…

Velodyne Announces Order From Ford Motor Company for its Next-Gen Solid-State LiDAR Sensor

January 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016—Velodyne announced today that it has received a purchase order from Ford Motor Company for its next-generation advanced…

Velodyne’s Popular VLP-16 3D LiDAR Puck Guides ESIGELEC Team to Win in First ARGOS Challenge Oil & Gas Robotics Competition

November 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015—Isolated and potentially vulnerable, offshore oil drilling platforms would seem ideal destinations for next-generation…

Real Earth Partners with Velodyne to Lower Cost of Entry for Creating High Res LiDAR Maps

August 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

MORGAN HILL, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Penn., Aug. 13, 2015—In a move aimed at stimulating the growth of new mapping applications, Real Earth (http://realearth.us) has partnered with Velodyne LiDAR to lower the cost of entry for creation of high quality LiDAR-sourced…

Auto Industry Leaders Talk About Next-Generation Sensors for Cars

February 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015—Prices at the pump may be dropping, but cars don’t live by cheap gas alone.  It’s becoming abundantly clear that today’s vehicles – and especially tomorrow’s -- will run on data. With anywhere from 60-100 different…

Velodyne Meets the Millennials: Sharing the Road – and a Potential Career – with Driverless Cars

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014—Imagine not having to drive to work. Not because it’s not necessary to get there, or because the subway line is less than a block away. When it’s time to get behind the wheel, the car will take over. That less-than-completely-fanciful…

Breaking Through the Price Barrier for LiDAR Sensors, Velodyne Introduces 3D Real-Time ‘LiDAR Puck’ at $7,999

September 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Sensors

In a bid to dramatically expand the use of 3D LiDAR sensors in robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles and automation applications, Velodyne’s LiDAR Division today unveiled the Velodyne LiDAR Puck, dubbed the VLP-16.  The new 16-channel real-time LiDAR sensor…

Kitware and Velodyne Release Open-source Visualization and Recording Software VeloView

September 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Kitware Inc., a leader in computer vision and open-source applications, today announces the availability of VeloView, a new visualization and recording software developed collaboratively with Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. LiDAR division to leverage data from their…

Velodyne’s LiDAR Division Announces Agreement With Caterpillar for Laser Imaging Technology

August 8, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

Caterpillar and the LiDAR Division of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., have announced an agreement that allows Caterpillar exclusive rights of use and manufacturer for Velodyne's patented HDL-64 LiDAR-sensing system, which incorporates proprietary laser-imaging technology,…

Velodyne's LiDAR Division Announces Agreement With Caterpillar for Laser Imaging Technology

August 8, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

Caterpillar and the LiDAR Division of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., have announced an agreement that allows Caterpillar exclusive rights of use and manufacturer for Velodyne's patented HDL-64 LiDAR-sensing system, which incorporates proprietary laser-imaging technology,…