umlaut and Velodyne to rock the ADAS/AV sensor market

Detroit-MI/Aachen, December 17, 2020 – umlaut and the listed LiDAR technology company Velodyne establish a partnership. Clients in the automotive sector will benefit and obtain hardware, software and vehicle integrations for ADAS and autonomous driving – as of now, from a single source.

umlaut is an expert in the area of der ADAS/AV sensor software development and integration. For more than ten years, the company has been active the field of autonomous driving and has developed and executed sensor integrations and upfitting of different types of vehicles. Always a challenge: to procure all of the necessary hardware, software and other items for the vehicles. Multiple purchase requests and approvals can limit or slow down progress. In order to optimize this process, umlaut has closed a partnership with the LiDAR manufacturer Velodyne.

Hakan Ekmen, Managing Director US at umlaut:”Our strong partnership with Velodyne allows umlaut to serve the ADAS/AV sensor market. We work with our customers to provide the best solution to solve their challenges all from a single source. Such a partnership is unique and a great success for our customers.”

Jon Barad, Vice President of Business Development, Velodyne Lidar, says: “Velodyne is delighted to welcome umlaut to the ‘Automated with Velodyne’ family” and continues: “umlaut’s innovative smart urban vehicle solution tests advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) functions and evaluates automated and connected vehicles. Recently, umlaut was a successful partner of ours in testing ADAS systems for Subaru. Velodyne Lidar is committed to working closely with umlaut to deliver high-quality solutions, support their business growth and advance safer mobility.”

Cody McNeill, Account Manager at umlaut, adds: “umlaut is where innovation happens. We are always up to date on the newest products and plans in the automotive industry. The partnership with Velodyne will be highly beneficial to our clients. It gives us insights into what we can expect from the next generation of ADAS/AV sensors. What’s even more: Our clients will obtain all the hardware, software and support from one source – with a single purchase order process.”

„Automated with Velodyne“ is the name of the program, where Velodyne and the systems integrators from umlaut work together, thus ensuring that their clients enjoy an optimized and positive experience.

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Über umlaut

umlaut is a global, full-service, cross-industry, end-to-end company that offers advisory and fulfilment services to clients all over the world. In-depth domain expertise, broad practical knowledge and interdisciplinary collaboration allow them to add value, quality and focus to their clients’ organisations, services and products, in disruptive times in which industries are increasingly converging.

Within an able and agile collective of 20 consultancies and engineering firms spread across 50 locations all over the world, 4,300 special-ised experts and engineers provide innovative solutions and transformations across all industries and their various intersections as well as serving the public sector and developing organisational cultures, structures and processes.

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Velodyne Lidar
Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ: VLDR) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne is the first public pure-play lidar company and is known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), smart cities and security. Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.

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