Press release

Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar for Autonomous Vehicles at CVPR 2019

Sponsored by Businesswire

Lidar, Inc.
(Booth #1515) today announced it is sponsoring the CVPR
2019 conference, which takes place on June 16-20 in Long Beach, Calif.
and brings together academic and industry experts in computer vision,
machine learning, and artificial intelligence. At the event, Velodyne
will showcase its smart, powerful lidar solutions which are an essential
technology for autonomous vehicles (AVs), advanced driver assistance
systems (ADAS), and other intelligent computer vision applications.

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Velodyne Alpha Puck™ can simultaneously locate the position of people and objects around a vehicle a ...

Velodyne Alpha Puck™ can simultaneously locate the position of people and objects around a vehicle and assess the speed and route at which they are moving. (Photo: Business Wire)

The Velodyne booth will feature a live demonstration of the Velodyne
Alpha Puck
™, a lidar sensor specifically made for autonomous driving
and advanced vehicle safety at highway speeds. It will also highlight Vella™,
breakthrough software that establishes Velodyne’s directional view Velarray
lidar sensor as an integral component for ADAS.

At the conference, engineers are encouraged to visit the Velodyne booth
and meet with company recruiters to discuss employment opportunities.
Velodyne is actively recruiting for multiple engineering positions with
skills in computer vision/SLAM, lidar perception, path planning, and
sensor fusion. For more details, check out the Velodyne
careers webpage

“It is an exciting time to join Velodyne, a leader in lidar technology,”
said Vishal Jain, director, Velodyne Lidar. “Velodyne’s state-of-the-art
sensors are paving the path to help our customers determine the safest
way to navigate and direct fully autonomous vehicles. We are a
high-volume supplier of lidar sensors to the automotive industry and
have more than 250 customers globally.”

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and
driver assistance. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in San Jose,
Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough
lidar sensor technologies. In 2005, Velodyne’s Founder and CEO, David
Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems, revolutionizing
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 Puck™, the
ADAS-optimized Velarray™, and the groundbreaking software for driver
assistance, Vella™.