Autonomous Vehicle Pioneer Recognized for Game-changing Contributions to Automotive Industry
“What I am looking for is the smile on someone else’s face when they get to use my product and get joy out of it”
“David Hall was chosen as an Autos2050 award winner for making game-changing contributions to the automotive industry over the past year,” said Dave Schwietert, Interim President and CEO, Auto Alliance. “David’s ingenuity and product innovations in vehicle autonomy and driver assistance are bringing tremendous societal benefits by enabling greater motor vehicle safety, better commutes, and increased mobility options for people unable to drive.”
“What I am looking for is the smile on someone else’s face when they get to use my product and get joy out of it,” said Hall, when asked about his invention. “It is an honor to be nominated by my peers for this prestigious award. Core to Velodyne’s mission has always been to advance vehicle autonomy while also improving the technology cost, convenience, and safety of driving.”
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.