Sensors Expo 2018: Velodyne CTO Speaks LiDAR Tech For AVs

 Anand Gopalan, CTO, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.Anand Gopalan, CTO for Velodyne LiDAR, will speak about the importance of LiDAR in powering autonomous vehicle success on Thursday afternoon, June 28, at 1:30 p.m. during the Sensors Expo and Conference in San Jose. Sensors is North America's premier event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems.



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Mr. Gopalan’s presentation is “High-Definition 3D LiDAR: The Key Sensing and Perception System for Self-Driving Cars:”


Presentation Synopsis: Worldwide LiDAR adoption began with 3D mobile mapping, the key building block to the Mobility Revolution, but has since evolved to impact various industries. This session addresses the importance of LiDAR technology and delves into how LiDAR provides the accurate distance and reflectivity measurements at highway speeds, enabling advanced level 4 and level 5 autonomous vehicles, as well as level 2 and level 3 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) enabled vehicles.


The show will also preview the Velodyne VLS-128, the world's most advanced LiDAR sensor. A culmination of 10 years of LiDAR development and learning from millions of road miles, the VLS-128 provides the range, resolution and accuracy required by the most advanced autonomous vehicle programs in the world. The product is nominated for an Innovation Award.


WHO: Anand Gopalan, CTO, Velodyne LiDAR


WHEN: June 26-28, 2018


WHERE: Anand’s presentation is from 1:30 to 2:20 PM on June 28 in Executive Ballroom B

McEnery Convention Center

150 W. San Carlos Street

San Jose, CA 95113


INFO: For more information, visit Sensors Expo and Conference and Velodyne.


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