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Velodyne Puck 32MR™ Sensor Highlighted Across the Media
Aug 26, 2019 | By ALBIE JARVIS

The Puck 32MR by Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne added to its robust portfolio of patented sensor technology with the addition of the Puck 32MR™, which delivers rich perception data for mid-range applications.

In Autonomous Vehicle Technology, Linda Trego wrote a story on the introduction of the Puck MR32, which stated the sensor offers a “cost-effective perception solution for low-speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).”

In its story on the Puck 32MR, Design News quoted Velodyne CTO Anand Gopalan saying:

“We are proud to announce the Puck 32MR as the latest addition to our broad array of lidar products. Velodyne continues to innovate lidar technologies that empower autonomous solutions on a global scale. This product fills a need for an affordable mid-range sensor, which our customers expressed, and we took to heart. We strive to meet our customers’ needs, and the Puck 32MR is another example of our versatility within an evolving industry.”

The news was posted by Mike Ball in Unmanned Systems Technology, which included:

“In addition to featuring Velodyne’s patented surround-view perception capability, the Puck 32MR features a range of 120 meters and a 40-degree vertical field of view to enable navigation in unfamiliar and dynamic settings. Generating a high-resolution point cloud with minimal noise in all light conditions, the Puck 32MR accurately detects crosswalks, curbs, vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles and obstacles for safe and efficient operation in roadway, commercial and industrial use cases. Along with outstanding perception performance, this sensor delivers reliability and durability in a compact form factor.”

The Robot Report Puck 32MR news post included a product chart of all Velodyne lidar sensors.

Among the other publications that posted the news were: After Market NewsGreen Car CongressInside Unmanned SystemsLidar Magazine and Safe Car News.

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About Velodyne Lidar

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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