Velodyne, founded in 1983, is a leading manufacturer of high definition lidar sensors. Headquartered in Morgan Hill, California, the company’s HDL-64E sensor is used in a variety of military and commercial autonomous vehicle applications as well as 3-D mapping, surveying and other applications.
HDL-64E is a 64-element LIDAR sensor that delivers a 360-degree HFOV and a 26.8-degree VFOV. It features frame rates of 5-15 Hz and 1 million data points per second. The point cloud it generates is a massive leap forward in terrain and environment understanding. Both distance and intensity data are provided in the Ethernet output packet payload.