Velodyne Features Advanced Lidar for Port Terminal Automation at TOC Europe

Velodyne Integrator DGWorld Showcases Advanced Vehicle Automation

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#TOCEuropeVelodyne
Lidar, Inc.
(Stand A50) will demonstrate how its smart, powerful
lidar solutions can advance port terminal automation at TOC
Europe
in Rotterdam, 18-20 June. Velodyne will highlight customer
applications that show how its lidar sensors can be used in crane
steering, container handling, internal terminal vehicles (ITV),
automated guided vehicles (AGV), forklifts, and terminal security/yard
monitoring systems.


DGWorld
(Stand B21A), a Dubai-based Velodyne integrator, will showcase
autonomous taxis, ITVs, AGVs, and terminal operation vehicles that use
Velodyne lidar sensors to run autonomously. These vehicles use advanced
artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and self-driving systems to
bring greater precision and efficiency to port and terminal operations.

“Autonomous vehicles (AV) can reduce costs in port and terminal
operations, and bring improved reliability and predictability,” said
Gautam Ahuja, Business Development and Sales Director, DGWorld.
“Velodyne’s state-of-the-art sensors provide the range, 360-degree field
of view, and resolution that our AVs need to synchronize and optimize
logistics movements within a port.”

DGWorld is a leading provider of advanced autonomous solutions for
seaports, airports, and urban cities. DGWorld is working with
international port terminal operators in automating their ITVs, with
projects that are being implemented at ports.

“DGWorld solutions demonstrate how Velodyne intelligent lidar sensors
are helping port and terminal operators deliver consistent service
quality and achieve increased safety,” said Erich Smidt, Executive
Director Europe, Velodyne Lidar. “DGWorld’s technology taps the full
power of Velodyne’s rich computer perception data to help determine the
safest way to navigate and direct AGVs and terminal operation vehicles
in complex, busy work environments.”

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and
driver assistance. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in San Jose,
Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough
lidar sensor technologies. In 2005, Velodyne’s Founder and CEO, David
Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems, revolutionizing
perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics,
and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad
range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective Puck™, the
versatile Ultra Puck™, the autonomy-advancing Alpha Puck™, the
ADAS-optimized Velarray™, and the groundbreaking software for driver
assistance, Vella™.

About DGWorld

Conceptualised in 2013 in Dubai, DGWorld opened the first robotics
development park and demo centre in Dubai and the entire MENA region.
DGWorld has been developing products and solutions using advanced AI,
automation, and self-driving systems. DGWorld has stimulated the levels
of development in the field of AI and robotics technologies, from
self-driving automobiles to operating robotics systems by voice command
to AI-powered server configurations and working for the concept for
digitization and converting Smart Cities to the next level of robotic
cities. DGWorld has been working with Velodyne Lidar since 2016, during
the development of the autonomous kit, and became a Velodyne integration
partner in 2018.

Contacts

Sean Dowdall
Landis Communications Inc. for Velodyne Lidar, Inc.
(415)
286-7121
velodyne@landispr.com

Gautam
Ahuja
DGWorld
+971 50 6600512
gautam@dgworld.com

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