2 Who is Velodyne? Velodyne Acoustics Velodyne Lidar High Performance Home Theater SubwoofersVelodyne LidarHigh Performance Lidar Sensors
3 The “Itch” that started it all! Velodyne’s founder and CEO, Dave Hall had visions of getting on TVwith his creations.At the height of the popularity of “Fighting Robot” competitions,it was a perfect opportunity to catch the robotics bug.The show “Robot Wars” featured David and his Brother Bruce,demolishing the competition and finish 1st runner up in the final event.“Drillzilla” had proven to the world that it had what it takes to be aCHAMPION!!
4 Robot Wars “Extreme Warriors” Video, Courtesy of TNN NetworksVelodyne’s “Drillzilla” robot shows the clown what’s HOT!
5 Autonomous Truck – Team DAD “Team DAD delivered true innovation.”- Popular Science2005 Introduction of the first ever 64 laser environmental scanner
6 Team DAD Drive By A spinning, 64 Laser scanner proves it’s value HDL PrototypeA spinning, 64 Laser scanner proves it’s value
7 HDL64E High Definition Lidar DevelopedFor The 2007DARPAUrbanChallenge