Velodyne rolls out smaller, more powerful lidar sensor

The San Jose-based company introduced on Tuesday its latest lidar sensor for automated driving, the VLS-128. The sensor, which is shaped like a small siren, contains 128 lasers, compared with the previous model’s – the HDL-64 — 64, with 10 times higher resolution and the ability to process data without using a vehicle’s onboard computer, saving compute power for other vehicle functions.

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