Velodyne LiDAR has won this year’s East Bay Innovation Awards for the Engineering & Design Category. The sixth annual East Bay Innovation Award is an ongoing collaboration between the East Bay Economic Development Alliance and San Francisco Business Times to celebrate and award companies that most contribute to the East Bay's culture of innovation. Velodyne was selected by an independent panel of judges from a pool of over 100 nominations. By winning the Engineering and Design Category, Velodyne brought home the sixth East Bay Innovation Award for the City of Alameda.
Velodyne is no newcomer to the world of innovation. For more than a decade, it has designed a wide range of LiDAR sensors, including the Puck, Ultra Puck, and VLS-128, that rely on a 3D vision system that uses lasers to fully “see” the surrounding environment. To date, the company’s sensors have been installed in thousands of autonomous vehicles around the world, traveling millions of real-world miles. For more info on the company’s products, visit Velodyne LiDAR.