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Velodyne Lidar Announces Next-Generation Velabit™ Sensor, Media Reports
Jun 15, 2021 | By Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar introduced our next generation Velabit™ sensor, which addresses the cost, safety, and design challenges of autonomous solutions while delivering state-of-the-art performance, reported Automotive World.

Velodyne Lidar Velabit Sensor pictured with pen

A post in Yahoo! Finance stated, “the Velabit delivers on what Velodyne customers asked for – an ultra-wide field of view (FoV) and higher resolution.”

Eric Walz in FutureCar quoted Velodyne CEO Anand Gopalan saying:

“With our next-generation Velabit, Velodyne continues to innovate with a sensor that has small size for sleek, stylish integration while delivering high-quality performance. Our dedicated engineering team worked to bring our customers’ needs to life in under a year, highlighting our commitment to meeting market demands.”

Peter Brown writing in Electronics 360 noted, “Velabit is a solid-state sensor that achieves a maximum horizontal FoV of 90° and a maximum vertical FoV of 70°.” The article cited, “this is three times more points per second than previous generations.”

Other media covering the Velabit product news included: AIthority, The Brake Report, Geospatial World, Informed Infrastructure, Lidar News, Novus Light Technologies Today, The Robot Report, Robotics Tomorrow and Sensors & Systems.

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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.

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