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Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Intelligent Infrastructure Solutions SAN JOSE, Calif. -Thursday 15 July 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has joined the NVIDIA Metropolis program for Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution for traffic monitoring and analytics. NVIDIA Metropolis is designed to nurture and bring to market a new generation...

Velodyne Lidar Launches India Design Center in Bangalore -Saturday 26 June 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the launch of its new India Design Center in Bangalore. The center furthers Velodyne’s growth strategy to drive continuous innovation in lidar sensor and software solutions that transform lives by advancing safe...

Velodyne Lidar, MADD Partner to Advance Understanding of Autonomous Vehicle Technology -Thursday 24 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it is partnering for the third year with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on a public education initiative, focusing on the safety benefits of autonomous vehicle technology. The Velodyne and MADD partnership...

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Next-Generation Velabit™ Sensor -Thursday 17 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today introduced the next generation of its Velabit™ sensor, which addresses the cost, safety, and design challenges of autonomous solutions while delivering state-of-the-art performance. Equipped with Velodyne's breakthrough...

Seabed Selects Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Mapping System -Thursday 10 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced Seabed B.V., which specializes in high quality equipment for offshore surveying and dredging, has selected Puck™ sensors for its lidar mobile mapping system. The Seabed system is a turnkey mobile lidar solution for...

Due to Overwhelming Demand, Velodyne Lidar LIVE! Adds New Host and Episodes -Thursday 3 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced new episodes of its digital learning series Velodyne Lidar LIVE! and addition of a second host, auto industry expert Charlie Vogelheim, to expand the series with a wider variety of featured guests and new formats....

Velodyne Lidar Intelligent Infrastructure Solution Wins Smart 50 Award -Wednesday 2 June 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, powered by Bluecity, was named a winner of the 2021 Smart 50 Award, recognizing the solution’s innovation in smart city applications. The awards, presented by Smart Cities...

Velodyne Lidar CEO Anand Gopalan Featured Speaker at Reuters Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week -Monday 17 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced CEO Anand Gopalan will speak on intelligent infrastructure and the convergence of connected and autonomous vehicles, at the Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week online event. Gopalan will discuss how this convergence,...

Velodyne Lidar Launches Breakthrough Intelligent Infrastructure Solution -Tuesday 11 May 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today launched its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution designed to solve some of the most challenging and pervasive infrastructure problems. This new solution combines Velodyne’s award-winning lidar sensors...

Faraday Future Selects Velodyne as Exclusive Lidar Supplier for Flagship FF 91 Luxury Electric Vehicle -Friday 30 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has been selected by Faraday Future (FF) as the exclusive supplier of lidar for Faraday’s flagship FF 91 all-electric vehicle (EV). Velodyne’s solid state Velarray H800 lidar sensors will power the FF...

Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar Solutions at Auto Shanghai 2021 -Saturday 17 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) will demonstrate its groundbreaking sensor technology at Auto Shanghai 2021 – The 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (booth # 2.2H 6BC071) from April 21 to 28. Velodyne will highlight its technology leadership in lidar...

Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for Next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Agreement With AGM Systems LLC -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Appointment of Deborah Hersman to Board of Directors -Thursday 18 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that Deborah Hersman, former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Hersman has nearly 30 years of government,...

Seasoned Operations Executive Jim Barnhart Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Velodyne Lidar -Tuesday 16 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that it has appointed James L. Barnhart as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Barnhart brings to Velodyne Lidar more than 30 years of experience and has a proven track record of manufacturing...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Executive Appointments to Advance Company’s Continued Global Lidar Market Leadership -Tuesday 9 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that it has appointed Sinclair Vass as Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Mike Jellen. Mr. Vass joins Velodyne from Focuslight Technologies, where he served as Corporate Senior Vice President and was responsible...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Free Virtual Summit, Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future Summit featuring prominent female executives and engineers discussing the future of AV technology and the critical role of women in making it all possible....

Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with ThorDrive -Thursday 11 February 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a five-year sales agreement to provide Ultra Puck™ sensors to ThorDrive, an autonomous technology company. ThorDrive is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its cargo and baggage ground support tractors in a...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Emesent -Wednesday 27 January 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement to provide Puck LITE™ sensors to Emesent, a world-leader in drone autonomy, lidar mapping and data analytics. Emesent is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its award-winning...

Velodyne Lidar LIVE! Webinar Series Explores Autonomy in Smarter Cities, Caves, Airports and Disaster Response -Tuesday 26 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a new digital learning series called Velodyne Lidar LIVE! that begins January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. PST. The series kicks off with a conversation featuring Dr. Stefan Hrabar, CEO of Emesent, on how to address...