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"Thermal Imaging Technology Pioneer Essess Taps Velodyne's 3D LiDAR Sensor to Map - and Curb - Energy Loss", by PRWeb (August 2014)
Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings
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"Velodyne: A Case Study in Open-Source Solutions", by Brad Davis, Casey Goodlett, Wolfgang Juchmann (August 2014)
Kitware helped Velodyne to develop a custom visualization and analysis application
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"Velodyne's Robot Boat Turns Heads on San Francisco Bay", by ABC 7 News (July 2014)
Build by the same people who make the spinning laser atop Google's self-driving car.
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"Phoenix Aerial Systems Proudly Announces a New Class of LiDAR Mapping Technology", by PRWeb (July 2014)
Introducing the Phoenix AL2, the world's first survey-grade LiDAR system for small unmanned aerial vehicles.
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"Velodyne's 3D LiDAR Sensor Enables Embry-Riddle Boat to Take First Place in International Roboboat Competition", by PRWeb (July 2014)
HDL-32E Sensor Guides the Way Toward Win in Maritime Event
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"See what it's like to go off-road inside the Marines' self-driving vehicle", by The Verge (July 2014)
Velodyne's HDL-32E allows Marines to use self-driving GUSS vehicle to keep soldiers out of harms way.
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"Meet UAV's Little Brother: The Unmanned Military Convoy", by Fast Company (July 2014)
When you think of self-driving vehicles, you probably think of Google, Audi, and Daimler and of course Velodyne's real-time LiDAR sensors.
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"SBG Systems Inertial Sensor Selected by Headwall for a Full-Featured UAV-Based Remote Sensing Solution", by SBG Systems (July 2014)
The UAV is a multi-rotor UAV (four wings with two props per wing). It carries Headwall's lightweight Micro-Hyperspec VNIR hyperspectral sensor and a Velodyne LiDAR unit.
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"Velodyne Debuts New LiDAR Sensor", by LiDAR News (July 2014)
Velodyne showed what it is calling the "LiDAR Puck (VLP-16)" for the first time at AVUSI Automated Vehicles Symposium in San Francisco.
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"UAVs Are Coming. Are You Ready?" by GEO Informatics (July 2014)
While the UAV boom might have started with some hobbyists flying the latest generation of UAVs, the level of sophistication is increasing rapidly in this brisk new market, argues Wolfgang Juchmann.
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"Velodyne LiDAR, Leader in Autonomous Vehicle Technology, To Be Featured in Back-to-Back Events in S.F. Bay Area", by PRWeb (July 2014)
CEO David Hall Joins Panelists During Robotics Conference at UC Berkeley July 13; At AUVSI Symposium Near SFO, Velodyne Team to Demonstrate LiDAR Vehicle
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"Velodyne Names Operations Head George Ross General Manager as Part of Corporate Reorganization", by StreetInsider.com (July 2014)
Diversified technology innovator Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. today announced a strategic reorganization, naming LiDAR Director of Manufacturing George Ross to the new post of General Manager.
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"What Will a Self-Driving Future Look Like? At CE Week Connected Car Conference, Velodyne LiDAR Offers Its View From the Top (of the Car)", by PRWeb (June 2014)
On Industry Panel, Velodyne's Wolfgang Juchmann, Ph.D. Assesses Momentum Behind Autonomous Vehicle Movement
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"Velodyne LiDAR Shines at Paris Defense Event, Demonstrating 3D Sensor in Security, Autonomous Driving, UAV Applications", by Virtual-Strategy Magazine (June 2014)
At Eurosatory 2014, Company Showcases Global Reach, Displays Offerings with Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Velodyne, and Others
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"Phoenix Aerial System introduces AL2; Airborne LiDAR on gasoline powered UAV Helicopter", by Phoenix Aerial System (June 2014)
Velodyne's HDL-32E goes to the sky's on Phoenix Aerial's next generation mobile mapping system.
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"At Boston Consulting Group Worldwide Officers Meeting,Velodyne LiDAR Emerges as King of the Road", by PRWeb (June 2014)
Pioneer in Autonomous Vehicle Technology Continues to Define 'New Driving Experience'.
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"What's the buzz?", by LiDAR News (June 2014)
LidarUSA flys helicopter equipped with Snoopy and Velodyne's lightweight HDL-32E.
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"Google's Next Phase in Driverless Cars", by New York Times (May 2014)
Velodyne's HDL-64E on Googles next generation driverless car without Steering Wheel or Brake Pedals.
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"Velodyne in the Driver's Seat at Computer History Museum Exhibit on Autonomous Vehicles", by Robotics Tomorrow (May 2014)
Industry Pioneer David Hall Keeps His LiDAR Eyes on the Road; Exhibit Coincides with Rollout of Google's Latest LiDAR-Equipped Self-Driving Car.
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"Velodyne to Showcase Industry-Leading LiDAR Sensors at AUVSI Unmanned Systems in Orlando", by American Surveyor (May 2014)
Industry Pioneer to Host Demos from UAV Solution Providers Phoenix Aerial Systems and LiDAR USA.
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"Velodyne Announces VeloView 2.0, Next Version of Visualization and Recording Software for LiDAR Sensors", by PRWeb (April 2014)
VeloView 2.0 to Debut at SPAR in Colorado Springs, April 13-17; Enhances Features Related to Positioning, Remains Free and Open-Source.
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"Embry Riddle Aeronautical University preparing for Maritime RobotX challenge in Singapore 2014", ERAU (March 2014)
Watch Embry Riddle's team get ready using Velodyne's HDL-32E for object detection and collision avoidance.
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"Why HERE mapping cars are basically cyborgs", by Ian Delaney from HERE INSIGHTS (March 2014)
"We found that it worked with the Velodyne HDL32 Lidar out of the box," says Michael with satisfaction. "It was a completely new sensor for us, but there was already community software in place to help integrate it into our collection system."
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"Velodyne LiDAR Technology Achieves Breakthrough in Mobile Mapping; 'Calibrated Reflectivies' Capability Enables Significant Cost Savings", PR-Web (March 2014)
Enhancements results in fleet-sized order from leading map provider.
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"Ford's Smooth-Driving Autonomous Research Car", IEEE Spectrum by Lucas Laursen (February 2014)
Ford's first autonomous research vehicles, with protruding Velodyne sensors displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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"XactMaps Debuts World's First GPS-Free UAV Aerial LIDAR Surveying And Mapping System", PRweb by Andy Trench, XactMaps (February 2014)
No GPS? No Problem!
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"Urban planning in Hungary using Velodyne laser scanning technologies", by MTA SZTAKI of DEVA & GMCV Laboratories (March 2013)
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"Tencent hits the road (and goes off the beaten path) to create China's biggest street view", Tech in Asia, by Steven Millward (January 2014)
Tencent's street view imagery, using Velodyne's HDL-32E, is now the most comprehensive in China
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"Lockheed's Robotic Trucks Pass Real-World Military Convoy Test," Spectrum IEEE by Evan Ackerman (February 2014)
The trucks are autonomous; the Humvees are not. The trucks are negotiating dirt roads at speed in a convoy such that for the trucks in the back, there's a bunch of dust in the air, which makes the autonomous navigation more impressive, especially at dusk. They seem to have no problem being passed by manned vehicles.
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"'Got Time?' Lidar News by Jeff Fagerman", LidarUSA (January, 2014)
How to build a "Snoopy" mobile mapping system with Velodyne's HDL-32E and a STIM300 INS.
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"2014 Detroit Auto Show: Laser Sensing for Autonomous Driving", MotorTrend, Detroit (January, 2014)
Your self-driving car will "see" the world like a not-so-blind bat with Velodyne's HDL-32E.
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"Ford Reveals Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle", Ford Motor Company, Detroit (December, 2013)
Ford's Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicles was introduced live on stage with 4x spinning Velodyne HDL-32E's.
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"Velodyne LiDAR Technology Wins Big in China 'Future Challenge'", PRweb (November, 2013)
Top eight finishers in 23km road test rely on company's 3D LiDAR sensors to guide their intelligent vehicles.
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"Mobile Mapping the Landscape", LiDAR NEWS by Richard Rybka (November, 2013)
Landscape mandatory tasks can be efficiently performed using a mobile mapping system like Topcon Positioning Systems' (Topcon) IP-S2 HD with Velodyne's HDL-64E.
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"Air Force Research Lab uses TORC's Robotit Conversion Kits for Robotic Assault-Zone Survey Vehicle", Robotics Tomorrow (November, 2013)
In an effort to reduce those risks and benefit from faster, more accurate data collection, AFRL sought out to develop the Robotic Assault Zone Terminal Evaluation Kit (RAZTEK), an autonomous robotic system capable of surveying expedient runways.
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"Top Gear Video of Range Rover vs Oshkosh's Self-Driving TerraMax", Top Gear (October, 2013)
Velodyne's HDL-64E on top of TerraMax races against James May from TopGear
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"Velodyne to Showcase Crash Avoidance Driving Technology in U.S. Department of Transportation Webinar", Robotics Tomorrow (October, 2013)
Fender-benders a thing of the past? Juchmann to Discuss Potential of Intelligent Transportation Systems Powered by LiDAR Technology
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"At RoboBusiness, Velodyne to Share Insights on Future of Real-Time, 3D Vision for Robots", PR-Web (October, 2013)
LiDAR Division to Demo State-of-the-Art Vision Technology for Robotic Applications, Showcasing VeloView -- Free Open Source Visualization and Recording Software
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"Velodyne and Kitware release next generation open-source software VeloView", Lidar News by Gene Roe (Sept 25, 2013)
VeloView empowers real-time, 3D visualization of LiDAR data from Velodyne's HDL sensors and is built on Kitware's ParaView technology and underlying Visualization Toolkit (VTK)
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"Inside Google's Quest to Popularize Self-Driving Cars", Popular Science by Adam Fisher (Sept 18, 2013)
Robots can already outdrive humans. Now everyone needs to get out of their way.
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"Velodyne presents LiDAR for UAV's at GeoMeetup in San Francisco", GeoMeetup/SlidesLive (August 23, 2013)
Velodyne's Director of Sales & Marketing, Wolfgang Juchmann presents Velodyne's unique real-time, 3D LiDAR sensors popular for Mobile Mapping mounted on terrestrial, maritime and airborne platforms.
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"Nokia Here collection vehicle v2.0 ride-along (video)", engadget.com by Myriam Joire (August 22, 2013)
Nokia showcases their second generation HERE maps services with updated cameras and Velodyne's HDL-32E LiDAR sensor.
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"Phoenix Aerial Systems Develops Worlds Smallest Commercial Unmanned Aerial LiDAR Platform", PR-Web, Phoenix Aerial System (August 1, 2013)
Phoenix Aerial Systems successfully demonstrates UAV LiDAR technology using Velodyne's HDL-32E by scanning the SD Chargers Football Stadium.
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"Velodyne Presents Successful Implementation of HDL-32E LiDAR on UAV at sUSB Expo in San Francisco" PR-Web (July 25, 2013)
Velodyne showcases 3D LiDAR sensors during the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition (sUSB Expo) on Friday July 26, 2013.
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"Daddy, What Was a Truck Driver?" Wall Street Journal, By Dennis K. Bergman (July 24, 2013)
Over the Next Two Decades, the Machines Themselves Will Take Over the Driving
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"Bosch Automated Driving" Driverless Car Summit 2013, Detroit by Jan Becker (June, 2013)
Bosch is developing technologies for an intelligent forward thinking vehicle -- making the vision of injury and accident free driving reality.
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"People tracking with lasers" Industrial Laser Solutions by Ron Schaeffer (May 13, 2013)
There were many interesting booths, but one in particular really caught my eye: Velodyne LiDA. Velodyne is focused on LIDAR-based People Tracking. Walking past the booth, I noticed on a giant LCD screen that a camera seemed to follow me while walking by, and a warning light illuminated when I stepped into a zone marked "secure" on the computer screen.
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"Velodyne LiDAR Features Newest HDL32 Sensor During SPAR International in Colorado Springs" PR-Web (April 01, 2013)
Velodyne Acoustics Inc. announced today that they will showcase their most recent HDL32 high-definition LiDAR sensor featuring calibrated reflectivities and including an easy-to-use WebServer based GUI allowing for the first time to set and monitor critical parameters during live operation.
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"Caterpillar shows fully autonomous solution for hauling using Velodyne HDL64" CAT via YouTube (Feb 1, 2013)
A fully-autonomous solution, Command for hauling takes advantage of the most sophisticated perception and on-board intelligence technologies available, enabling Cat mining haul trucks to work safely and productively without human operators.
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"Driverless Cars Make Inroads in Military" AUVSI Unmanned Vehicles, Mission Critical (May, 2013)
Self-driving cars is a special topic for Mission Critical magazine. Now in its third year of covering commercial robotics topics, Mission Critical's very first issue tackled the emerging field of driverless vehicles.
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"Ghost in the Machine" LiDAR News by Ray Mandli (April 15, 2013)
Automating Methodologies for Advanced Asset Management
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"LIDAR: THE NEXT BIG THING?" Boating Magazine by Jim Hendricks (April 17, 2013)
We've all heard of marine electronics such as GPS, sonar and radar, but there might be a new super-navigational technology on the horizon for boaters: Velodyne's real-time LiDAR sensors.
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"Driving Over the Freaky Line" Forbes by Shel Israel (April 23, 2013)
Extracts from a book by Shel Israel and Robert Scoble called Ages of Context including in chapter #4 self-driving cars and Velodyne's HDL64.
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"Velodyne to Attend SPIE Defense and Security Conference, Demonstrating Advantages of Real-Time 3D LiDAR" PR-WEB (April 24, 2013)
Velodyne will exhibit at the SPIE Defense and Security Conference, giving a live technology demonstration of real-time 3D LiDAR for security and surveillance purposes.
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"At SPAR International, Velodyne Features the HDL64 mounted on a Demonstration Lexus, plus its Newest HDL32 sensor" Wall Street Journal (April 18, 2013)
Velodyne LiDAR, the leading developer of real-time 3D LiDAR sensor technology, showcased its newest HDL32 sensor at SPAR International.
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"LSA Autonomy's announces Autonomous Security and Surveillance Platform (ASSP) using HDL64" LSA Autonomy Webpage (April 17, 2013)
LSA Autonomy's Autonomous Security and Surveillance Platform (ASSP) provides on-road and off-road autonomous mobility for a user selected payload. The system pictured is integrated onto a Polaris Ranger and utilized by the US Army Product Manager, Force Protection Systems to compliment base security forces
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"Nice impact from Nokia earthmine acquisition" Stephen Elop, CEO Nokia on Twitter (April 2, 2013)
John Ristevski to see Nokia's new HERE cars for 3D mapping
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"Velodyne Marine at International Boat Show in Miami" Yachts International Magazine, Marilyn DeMartini (March 18, 2013)
For most exhibitors, the Miami International Boat Show offers a venue to showcase their most beautiful and fantastic new products... However, Dave Hall of Silicon Valley's Velodyne Marine came with a different goal in mind when he brought his shock-mitigating "Martini 1.5" to Miami..
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"Clearpath Robotics Announces Grizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle" ieee-spectrum inside technology, Evan Ackerman (March 26, 2013)
Meet the Grizzly, Clearpath Robotics' latest serious research platform. It's big, it's scary, and if you get in its way, it'll crush you like a bug. Or, you know, like some puny little lesser unmanned ground robot.
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"Velodyne LiDAR Presents Trending Technologies at NACSA Seminar Series" PRWEB (March 25, 2013)
Velodyne LiDAR demonstrates the use of LiDAR applications in 3-D mapping, autonomous driving and surveillance/security at NACSA's "Beyond Semiconductor: The New Trend of Technology."
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"Velodyne's LiDAR division doubles production capacity to meet demand" SFGate (March 11, 2013)
Velodyne increases LiDAR production due to recent multi-million dollar order from an international mapping customer as well as an heightened interest in autonomous vehicles, security, and traditional laser scanning.
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"KiwiViewer v2.0 with Velodyne LiDAR data available now in the App Store" Kitware Blog by Pat Marion (March 6, 2013)
KiwiViewer v.2.0 is a 3D Graphics viewing tool that allows to show point clouds on your iPhone and iPad. You can "play" LiDAR data driving on Old Monterey Highway through Downtown Morgan Hill, CA and you can zoom and rotate the viewers point of view, while recognizing speed limit signage, retro-reflectors, buildings and other cars driving alongside you. (Data has been limited to 100feet distance due to file size limitations, our sensors can see up to 300feet).
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"The Balloon and the Lidar" 2012 UNAVCO Science Workshop: Ben Brooks (March 2012)
Veldoyne's HDL32 used for flying a balloon over the Sacramento Delta.
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"LIDAR meets Octacopter Concept Rig at International LiDAR and Mapping Forum (ILMF)" Flite Test Magazine by Tregtronics (February 17, 2013)
Hooked up a live LIDAR sensor on to Phoenix Aerial Media's Octacopter, and Tregtronics delivered quite a show as promised. This is a true "4D sensor for a Dynamic World".
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"The Internship Movie" Twentieth Fox Century (February 15, 2013)
The official Internship trailer. In Theaters June 7, 2013. Watch Google's Self Driving Car at 0.53s - 0.54s with Velodyne's HDL64 High Definition LiDAR sensor spinning.
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"Velodyne Lidar vision sensor system for the Google Self-driving car" ARMdevices.net (January 21, 2013)
This Velodyne Lidar rotating sensor measures the environment in 360 degrees around the vehicle to detect the clear path and to detect all the obstacles while in motion on the road. Uses 64 lasers spinning, they can see everything that is in-front, on the side and behind the vehicle in real-time.
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"Toyota to Discuss Autonomous Vehicles at 2013 CES" AutoGuide.com (December 20, 2012)
Toyota will reveal an advanced active safety research vehicle at the upcoming 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas using Velodyne's HDL64.
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"Nokia, Navteq show us how a map is made" CNET (November 15, 2012)
We take a spin in the True mapping car, which is used to collect the data that powers Nokia Maps 3.0 on the all-new Lumia 822. Including a very nice video describing the vehicle with the cameras and Velodyne's High-Definition Lidar HDL64.
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"PCL-VLCS kickstart!" PointCloud Library / OpenPerception.org (November 6, 2012)
PCL-VLCS is ready to start! The sprint will cover a Plug-n-Play interface for the Velodyne HDL series to make these sensors much easier to use and the high-density point clouds easily accessible by developers.
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"LiDAR USA Announces First Canadian Sale" The American Surveyor (November 1, 2012)
LiDAR USA announces in late October that SCANLOOK using VELODYNE's HDL32 has been delivered to its first Canadian customer.
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"How an Autonomous Car Gets Around" The New York Times (October 26, 2012)
Self-driving cars that are under development will rely on a number of sensors and other digital devices, many of which are already being used for safety and convenience features.
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"Oshkosh Demons TerraMax UGV Capabilities for Marine Corps Leadership" ASD News (October 22, 2012)
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), recently demonstrated its TerraMax unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology for Brig.
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"3D Mapping, adding a Dimension to a Flat World" Tactical ISR Technology (October 2012 Volume 2, Issue 5, p25)
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"RUAG Presents Two Unmanned Ground Vehicle Projects at M-ELROB" Unmanned System Technology (September 25, 2012)
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"Velodyne augments executive management, lands Caterpillar deal" Spar Point Group (September 4, 2012)
New Velodyne GM Woods discusses view of the market.
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"Intelligent, autonomous robots set to change combat landscape" Stars and Stripes (August 9, 2012)
Sensors and cameras are seen atop two autonomous, unmanned Cargo UGV trucks that are part of a larger convoy that also includes human-driven vehicles in a test of robotic systems at Fort Pickett, Va., on July 30, 2012.
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"Velodyne's LiDAR Division Announces Agreement With Caterpillar for Laser Imaging Technology" Virtual Strategy Magazine (August 7, 2012)
Caterpillar and the LiDAR Division of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., have announced an agreement that allows Caterpillar exclusive rights of use and manufacturer for Velodyne's patented HDL-64 LiDAR-sensing system, which incorporates proprietary laser-imaging technology, that will be used for off-road vehicles, in the areas of mining, construction, quarry and aggregate, earth-moving, and worksite planning when used on any vehicle designed for those markets.
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"TORC Robotics Wins JIEDDO Endurance Challenge at Robotics Rodeo" TORC Robotics (July 16, 2012)
TORC Robotics announced today that the Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate (GUSS) autonomous vehicle received first place in the Joint IED Defeat Organization's (JIEDDO) 2012 Counter-IED Robotics Endurance Challenge, Mounted-Support Category.
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"MIT designs "intelligent" co-pilot for cars" TG-Daily (July 16, 2012)
MIT engineers have developed a semi-autonomous vehicle safety system that takes over if the driver does something stupid.
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"Tele-operated Lunar Rover Navigation using Velodyne LiDAR" NASA Ames, Intelligent Systems Division, Publications (June, 2012)
We have developed a stand-alone modular LIDAR based safeguarded tele-operation system of hardware, middleware, navigation software and user interface.
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"Nevada Approves License for Google's Self-Driving Car" PC Magazine (May, 2012)
Google has become the first company to receive a license to test its self-driving car on public roads, the Nevada DMV said Monday.
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"'Eyes' of Google's Self-Driving Car May Bust Crooks" PC Magazine (April, 2012)
The laser "eyes" that control Google's self-driving cars will eventually be used as the unblinking eyes of a future security camera, its creators at Velodyne say.
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"How Google's Self-Driving Car Works." IEEE Spectrum Magazine (October, 2011)
Once a secret project, Google's autonomous vehicles are now out in the open, quite literally, with the company test-driving them on public roads.
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"Robots Drive, Swarm, Jump into Smithsonian Collection." Voice of America (May, 2011)
Reporter Rosanne Skirble discusses the robot collection at the National Museum of American History in Washington.
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"Smithsonian Adds to Robotics Collection." National Museum of American History (April, 2011)
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted donations relating to the development of autonomous mobile robots from Velodyne.
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"Cars that drive themselves." Mobile Magazine (October, 2010)
CEO David Hall talks about his LiDAR invention.
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"Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic." The New York Times (October, 2010)
Google research program deploys autonomous cars.
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"Velodyne HDL-32E LiDAR Sensor." Engineering TV (September, 2010)
President Bruce Hall introduces the HDL-32E at the 2010 AUVSI show.
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"Customer Driven Mobile Laser Scanner." LiDAR News (September, 2010)
Velodyne President Bruce Hall provides an overview of the HDL-32E for Engineering TV.
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"Topcon Announces IP-S2 HD Mapping System." Topcon (July, 2010)
Topcon announced the ISP-S2 HD Mapping System - a vehicle-mounted surveying and mapping system featuring the HDL-64E.
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"HDL-64E Product Demonstration." SciVestor (December, 2008)
Bruce Hall, President of Velodyne, demonstrated the HDL-64E in operation and explained the internal design.
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"Velodyne LIDAR." Engineering TV (October, 2008)
Leland Teschler, editor at Machine Design Magazine, interviewed Mike Dunbar at the Convergence show held October 20-22, 2008 in Detroit.
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"Mobile Mapping and Data Collection." Michael Dunbar and Michael Neuman, GEOconnexion (April, 2008)
"Real world conditions like these prove that the HDL-64E is not a delicate laboratory piece of equipment, but a real world product ready for use."
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"The Next Step." Paul F. Grayson, Control Engineering (January, 2008)
"One of the greatest assets of the HDL-64E is its potential for increasing the safety of surveyors."
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"Velodyne Pres talks Mobile Sensing." Ray Renteria, Robot Central (November, 2007)
"Adoption of a technology that can give them a structured view of the world around their robot obviously seems too compelling to resist, considering the adoption rates of Velodyne’s LIDAR within the DARPA Urban Challenge ecosystem..."
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"Building the Best Driverless Robot Car." Lev Grossman, Time Magazine (November, 2007)
"A lot of new technology was on display in Victorville, but the DARPA challenge also demonstrated a new way of developing technology. You could call it the open-sourcing of R&D, or maybe the American Idol-izing of it..."
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"Spot the Sensor." Mark Cummins, Educating Silicon (November, 2007)
"New kid on the block for the Urban Challenge, the Velodyne scanner is conspicuously popular this year. It’s used by 12 of the 36 semi-finalists, including most of top teams..."
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"Robots, start your engines." Tom Abate, San Francisco Chronicle (November, 2007)
"In this sensor competition, the clear winner was Velodyne, a Morgan Hill company run by brothers David and Bruce Hall..."
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"DARPA race pushes robotics forward." Stefanie Olsen, CNET News (November, 2007)
"...many more winners emerged from the event than just the obvious. Velodyne, for example, developed a high-powered spinning laser, called a lidar.."
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"Spinning laser maker is the real winner of the Urban Challenge." Humphrey Cheung, TG Daily (November, 2007)
"Getting first place in a car race is great, but imagine finishing in 1st, 2nd and 4th places. No, it’s not impossible because at last Saturday’s DARPA Urban Challenge, Velodyne did just that..."
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"DARPA Urban Challenge Yields its first Commercial-Grade Innovation." Ray Renteria, Robot Central (October, 2007)
"In 2004 the guys from Velodyne who make subwoofers entered a robot into the 2004 DARPA Grand Challenge under the name of Team DAD (Digital Auto Drive)..."
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"Engines of change." John Rendleman, Government Computer News (August, 2007)
"In response to those limitations, David Hall, an avid inventor, created his own Lidar scanner consisting of an assembly of 64 lasers spinning at 300 to 900 rotations per second capable of detecting objects anywhere in a 360-degree horizontal field..."
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