Investment in US Velodyne LiDAR, Inc., Leading Developer and Manufacturer of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) Sensors, a Core Technology in Autonomous Driving
December 21, 2018
TOKYO - Nikon Corporation (Nikon) has invested USD $25 million in Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. (CEO: David Hall, head office: US, hereafter referred to as Velodyne), leading developer and manufacturer of LiDAR (light detection and ranging) sensors, which are a core technology in autonomous driving.
Aiming to combine Nikon's optical and precision technologies with Velodyne's LiDAR sensor technology, both companies have begun investigating a wide-ranging, multifaceted business alliance, including collaboration in technology development and manufacturing.
Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. overview
|Company name||Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.|
|Head Office||5521 Hellyer Avenue, San Jose, California|
|CEO||Mr. David Hall|
|No. of employees||Approximately 550|
|Business||LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensor development and manufacturing|
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