Velodyne Lidar’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, powered by Bluecity, was named a winner of the 2021 Smart 50 Award by Smart Cities Connect.
A post in Lidar News noted, the awards “have a highly competitive review process and honor the 50 most transformative smart cities projects in the world.”
An Automotive World story quoted Jon Barad, Velodyne’s Vice President of Business Development, saying:
“The Smart 50 Award recognizes Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution as one the 50 best examples of smart cities technology at work in the world. The award demonstrates how this innovative lidar-based approach can transform roads and transportation infrastructure into smart cities, creating sustainable, safer communities.”
The Intelligent Infrastructure Solution is deployed in multiple North America cities, including in Quebec and British Columbia, with upcoming installations in New Jersey. To qualify for a Smart 50 Award, solutions must have achieved results at a municipal scale or equivalent.
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.