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Vella Development Kit (VDK) provides access to Velodyne Lidar’s breakthrough lidar-based perception software, paired with Velodyne’s world-class sensors.

 

VDK demonstrates Velodyne’s software capabilities, allowing customers to plug in Velodyne’s lidar with an off-the-shelf library of functions, advancing solution development for ever-evolving applications, and accelerating time to market. With VDK, innovate the future.

 

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Operational Design Domains

VDK is capable of functioning across multiple operational design domains (ODD), initially available for urban and highway roadway ODDs with future applications in warehouse and sidewalk environments.

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Features

 

3D Object
Perception

 

Detect, classify and track dynamic and static objects

 

Velocity
Measurement

 

Obtain velocity measurements of tracked objects to support prediction tasks and path planning, find obstacles, and avoid collisions

 

Scene
Segmentation

 

Per-point labeling to partition the scene into drivable and non-drivable regions

 

Obstacle & Free
Space Detection

 

Enables path planning around generic obstacles in 3D space

 

Lidar Extrinsic
Calibration

 

Cloud-based process that estimates the pose of the lidar in the vehicles coordinate frame

 

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