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Velodyne Lidar Set to Join Russell 2000® SAN JOSE, Calif. -Thursday 10 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW), the first public pure-play lidar company, is set to be added to the Russell 2000® Index at the conclusion of the Russell US Indexes annual reconstitution, effective at the opening of the U.S. equity markets on June 28, 2021. The...

Velodyne Lidar’s Drew Hamer Named Finalist in Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards -Thursday 10 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced Chief Financial Officer Drew Hamer has been named a finalist in the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards. Hamer was recognized for his central role in Velodyne’s raising $70 million from strategic investors, leading the...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Gatik -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Gatik, the industry leader in automating on-road transportation networks for B2B middle mile logistics. Gatik uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors as a key part of a fully redundant sensor...

Velodyne Expert Discusses How Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions Testing at NVIDIA GTC 2021 Global... -Thursday 8 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simulations have an important role in developing and testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle (AV) capabilities. Andrei Claudiu Cosma, PhD, Autonomous Solutions Manager at Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW), will discuss how developers...

Velodyne Lidar Demonstrates How Advanced Lidar Technology Can Improve Pedestrian Safety -Friday 19 March 2021    

New Velodyne Video Illustrates How Lidar-based Pedestrian Automated Emergency Braking System Can Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities in All Conditions While U.S. Traffic Dropped During the Pandemic, Traffic Fatalities Increased (BUSINESS WIRE)-- While overall driving was down 13 percent in miles...

Velodyne Lidar’s Velabit™ Wins Prestigious Best of What's New Award From Popular Science -Thursday 3 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced its Velabit™ lidar sensor was named a winner in the Best of What’s New awards by Popular Science. The Velabit, Velodyne’s smallest sensor, brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception. It is...

Joint Statement Between Velodyne and RoboSense -Friday 9 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW) and RoboSense (Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.) are pleased to announce that the two companies have entered a long‑term global cross-licensing relationship encompassing a broad range of 360° surround-view lidar sensors. This...

Latest Generation YellowScan Mapping Systems Rely on Velodyne Lidar Sensors to Meet Demanding Needs of Survey... -Wednesday 5 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced two new generation YellowScan mobile mapping systems use Velodyne’s lidar sensors to help achieve the high precision and accuracy needed in aerial 3D mapping. Velodyne’s powerful lidar sensors generate real-time georeferenced point...

Velodyne Lidar Launches Ecosystem Partner Program -Friday 17 April 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Automated with Velodyne program for its integrator ecosystem to commercialize next generation autonomous solutions using Velodyne lidar technology. Through the program, Velodyne helps companies by supporting innovation, promoting...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement With Idriverplus -Thursday 27 February 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a sales agreement with Idriverplus to provide Puck™ sensors over three years. Idriverplus will use Velodyne lidar sensors in mass production of its commercial autonomous vehicles, including street cleaners, passenger cars and logistics...

Velodyne Lidar Appoints Mathew Rekow as New CTO -Thursday 6 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Mathew Rekow as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan, who was recently named Velodyne’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CTO, Rekow leads Velodyne’s customer-focused advanced...

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit™ -Thursday 9 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Velabit™, Velodyne’s smallest sensor which brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception, at CES 2020. The Velabit leverages Velodyne’s innovative lidar technology and manufacturing partnerships for cost...

Velodyne Lidar Advances Driver Safety with New Products at CES 2020 -Tuesday 31 December 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall – booth #7520. Velodyne will highlight its lidar technology that enables high-level Advanced Driver Assistance...

Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation of AV Developers in Formula Student Competitions -Thursday 5 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- During the 2019 Formula Student, Europe’s most established educational engineering competition, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed sensors to 20 university teams across Europe. The students used Velodyne lidar technology in powering the autonomous vehicles (AV) they built...

Velodyne Lidar Debuts Alpha Prime™, the Most Advanced Lidar Sensor on the Market -Sunday 17 November 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Alpha Prime™, the next generation lidar sensor utilizing Velodyne’s patented surround view technology to deliver the combined highest performance specifications for the autonomous mobility industry in one sensor. The sensor is an...

Velodyne Shows Velarray Lidar in Sleek Car Designs at IAA 2019 Conference -Sunday 15 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Hall 8.0, Booth A13) is showcasing the pristine integration of Velarray lidar sensors into consumer vehicles to make currently available, high-end electric vehicles safer at the IAA 2019 Conference. Velodyne has addressed the market need for lidar...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology -Thursday 29 August 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced the second annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology that will address safety issues and public concern regarding autonomous vehicles (AV). The free event, which is open to the public and takes place at Levi’s Stadium in...

Velodyne Files Patent Infringement Complaint with ITC Against Hesai and RoboSense -Saturday 17 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. filed a patent infringement complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) against Hesai Photonics Technology Co., Ltd. and Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. RoboSense) for violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 which...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™ -Saturday 10 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Puck 32MR™ sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles and unmanned aerial...

Velodyne Lidar Acquires Mapper.ai for ADAS Launch -Wednesday 24 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it has acquired mapping and localization software as well as intellectual property assets from Mapper.ai. Mapper technology will enable Velodyne to accelerate development of Vella™, breakthrough software that establishes its directional...