Velodyne Lidar has introduced the next generation lidar sensor, Alpha Prime that will be able to deliver the combined highest performance specifications for the autonomous mobility industry in one sensor. The sensor is said to be a great option for covering high range, perception, and field-of-view for autonomous markets such as trucking robotics, and transportation.
The unique combination innovations of the Alpha Prime enables the vehicles in navigating in unfamiliar and dynamic settings. The capabilities will help in improving vehicle safety and enabling more precise mapping. Some of the capabilities worth discussing are:
“Voyage has developed and deployed self-driving cars super-charged by Velodyne’s lidar technology for the past three years,” said Oliver Cameron, Voyage Co-Founder & CEO. “Our team is amazed by the advancement in the Alpha Prime and are continually impressed by Velodyne’s string by innovations.”
“The Alpha Prime is a significant step forward in enabling the advancement of the autonomous vehicle and robot industries,” said Anand Gopalan, Chief Technology Officer, Velodyne Lidar. “With its breadth of best in-class features, the Alpha Prime is a marked advancement in sensor performance for real world conditions. Here at Velodyne, we take pride in listening to our customers and delivering innovative and high-performance products. We believe Velodyne’s versatility and agility extend our leadership status in the lidar business to empower autonomous solutions on a global scale.”
Source: Velodyne Lidar