Velodyne Lidar wins GeoBuiz Summit Award for innovation in mapping tech

Sally Frykman, Chief Marketing Officer at Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution won the GeoBuiz Summit Award. Velodyne’s smart city solution was recognized for excellence in innovation in the Mapping Tech category. Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, combining Velodyne’s lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI software, creates a real-time 3D map of roads and intersections.

What is the importance of Velodyne Lidar’s technology?

It provides precise analytics that are not possible with other types of sensors like cameras, radar or inductive loops. The full stack solution is deployed across three continents, including systems rolled out in Texas, Florida, Nevada, California, New Jersey, Missouri and Canada.

Intelligent Infrastructure Solution enables cities to take a proactive approach on safety by offering real-time multimodal analytics of not only vehicles, but also vulnerable road users.

The tech is helping communities understand root causes of near-miss collisions, red light running and different types of roadway user behavior. By improving traffic flow and reducing congestion, Intelligent Infrastructure Solution can improve energy efficiency and reduces greenhouse gas emissions for a more sustainable future. Earlier this year, the solution won the 2022 SXSW Innovation Awards from the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals.

Why was Velodyne’s tech an industry stand-out?

Commenting on Velodyne’s innovative tech, Anusuya Datta, Editor – Americas, Geospatial World said, “Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution was the standout system in our Mapping Technology category. The solution is transforming infrastructure, enabling governments to build a data-driven plan to create a safer, more sustainable traffic network.”

“Our solution supports cities as they work to implement street improvements, policy changes and educational efforts that will protect vulnerable road users. Intelligent Infrastructure Solution advances Velodyne’s mission of creating smart technologies for a world in motion and their vision of science in service of safety,” said Sally Frykman, CMO, Velodyne Lidar.

GeoBuiz Summit is a unique geospatial business leaders conference that is held by Geospatial World, a media outlet that advances geospatial knowledge in the world economy and society.

Geospatial World featured Velodyne Lidar CEO Dr. Ted Tewksbury in an article about how Velodyne’s lidar software is playing a vital role in apps including in geospatial and mapping, as well as last mile delivery, industrial and robotics, manufacturing and infrastructure.

For more information, contact Velodyne Sales: sales@velodyne.com.