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Media Highlights Velodyne ADAS Collaboration with Hyundai Mobis
Nov 08, 2019 | By Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne and Hyundai Mobis will launch a new lidar-based advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) that integrates Velodyne lidar technology and Hyundai Mobis cognitive software.

In an article in FierceElectronics, Spencer Chin wrote how “the companies will commercialize their first Lidar system for ADAS in 2021 for awarded mass production programs. They will initially provide the system to Asian markets with expansion plans later to automakers in North America and Europe.”

Chin’s article quoted Ko Youngsuk, Head of the Hyundai Mobis Strategy Planning division, saying:

“Hyundai Mobis is delighted to cooperate with Velodyne Lidar, one of the industry’s most innovative Lidar sensor providers, to launch a Lidar system that is essential in high level autonomous driving. The Velarray, utilizing Velodyne’s industry-leading sensing technology, meets the demanding requirements for ADAS applications in an embeddable compact form factor that is ready for consumer vehicles.”

An article on the Velodyne-Hyundai Mobis relationship in Automotive World quoted David Hall, Velodyne Founder and CEO saying:

“Working with Hyundai Mobis and our valued global partners, we will bring forth the power of Velodyne’s 3D lidar perception in vehicles to improve automated safety for consumers around the world. We believe that powerful ADAS systems can be the stepping-stone to building public trust and a pathway to full autonomy.”

Other media outlets that covered this news included Financial Post, TMCnet and GeoSpatial World.

To read the entire FierceElectronics story, please go to: Velodyne, Hyundai team on ADAS

To review the complete Automotive World post, please go to: Velodyne announces ADAS collaboration with Hyundai Mobis

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Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. Velodyne’s Founder, David Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems in 2005 as part of Velodyne Acoustics. Mr. Hall’s invention revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective Puck™, the versatile Ultra Puck™, the autonomy-advancing Alpha Prime™, the ADAS-optimized Velarray™ and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.

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