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Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and in communities. The summit aims to foster greater understanding about how autonomous technologies and automated safety systems can improve vehicle navigation and build smarter transportation infrastructure. By networking and sharing various points of view, Velodyne seeks to accelerate safety solutions for pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and truck and vehicle occupants.

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Velodyne Lidar announced the agenda for the World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and in communities. (Photo: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.)

The free 2020 World Safety Summit brings together industry, government, journalism and

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MicroVision LiDAR Is Worth $2 Billion According To Valuation Of Velodyne And Luminar LiDAR By Ford, Baidu, Hyundai, Volvo (NASDAQ:MVIS)

For outsiders it is usually very difficult or even impossible to determine the value of a company. Especially when it is not based on sales or profits, as in the case of MicroVision (NASDAQ:MVIS), but on intellectual property (patents) and existing technology that will be used in future products. In the case of MicroVision, however, it is essential for shareholders to know the valuation, as the company or parts of it are currently up for sale. In other words, it is important to know the amount a buyer is likely to pay before the sale. The only thing that helps here is to compare the company’s products with those of its competitors. Once this has been done, the company’s valuation can then be derived from the valuations of comparable competing companies. This is what this article tries to do for MicroVision, initially only for the Automotive LiDAR division, i.e.

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With New Investment, Ouster Takes Aim At Lidar Rivals Luminar, Velodyne

With the race to develop affordable, mass-produced lidar for automotive applications tightening, a San Francisco-based manufacturer is emerging as a serious contender to win. Ouster, which manufactures mechanical and solid-state lidar, announced that it has raised an additional $42 million in a Series B round from its existing investors.

Ouster offers three lidars in 50 configurations of range, field of view, and resolution and cost between $3.500 and $20,000 depending on the configuration. This flexibility helps it serve customers in several industries, including robotics, mining, and agriculture, in addition to automated vehicles technology. Ouster counts over 800 customers across 15 markets, including Postmates, May Mobility, and Chinese automation leaders such as WhaleAI.

Earlier this year it introduced its second generation digital sensors. Digital lidar is a type of solid-state lidar, and Ouster’s approach uses a combination of two

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