Media Coverage
Wild Idea Transforms Aerial Mapping Industry
Feb 01, 2018 | By Velodyne Lidar

In 2012, CEO and co-founder of Phoenix LiDAR Grayson Omans got the “wild and crazy” idea to put a LiDAR sensor on a drone. At the time, LiDAR sensors were expensive, which is what allegedly mad the idea a novelty. His “novel idea” ended up disrupting the aerial mapping industry, allegedly.

Read more at Sensors Online

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne, a global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including robotics, industrial, intelligent infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.

Browse products

© Velodyne Lidar, Inc. 2023 All Rights Reserved