Motional, the Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv autonomous driving joint venture, has been at the forefront of driverless innovation for decades. The company has introduced self-driving technology to hundreds of thousands of people.
Automotive World posted an article on Velodyne becoming the exclusive provider of long-range, surround view lidar sensors with our Alpha Prime™ for Motional’s SAE Level 4 driverless vehicles. The article quoted Velodyne CEO Anand Gopalan saying:
“By working with Motional, we’re on the cutting edge of making driverless vehicles a safe everyday reality. Velodyne and Motional have a shared mission of safety-first and we’re proud that our Alpha Prime sensors will be used by Motional’s vehicles as they safely navigate real roads.”
A story in Auto Futures noted Alpha Prime sensors “offer a combined range, resolution and field of view that collectively address the high-performance requirements of autonomous vehicles.”
Other media that covered the news included Auto Beat, Elexonic, Evertiq and The Miracle Tech.
To read the Automotive World article, please go to Velodyne Lidar signs multi-year sales agreement with Motional to provide Alpha Prime sensors for its driverless vehicles.
To review the Auto Futures story, please go to Motional Signs Deal With Velodyne to Purchase Sensors For Its Level 4 Driverless Vehicles.
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.