Velodyne Lidar CEO Anand Gopalan Featured Speaker at Reuters Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week
Gopalan to Discuss How Convergence of Intelligent Infrastructure and Connected and Automated Vehicles Will Create Smart Communities and Safer Mobility
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Gopalan is a featured speaker on a panel session called “Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and the Sustainable Smart City,” which takes place on
The session will explore how integrating connected vehicles with intelligent transportation systems is essential to create a platform for low-emission autonomous solutions.
The event comes on the heels of this week’s announcement of Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution (IIS), which combines Velodyne’s lidar sensors and Bluecity’s powerful artificial intelligence (AI) software to monitor traffic networks and public spaces. IIS collects reliable, detailed traffic data about road users, including vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists, while preserving anonymity. The solution can improve traffic and crowd flow efficiency, advance sustainability, and protect vulnerable road users.
Velodyne’s lidar sensor and software solutions also power safe mobility in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV), and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Automated driving systems – both CAVs and ADAS – have the potential to reduce crashes, prevent injuries and save lives, according to NHTSA. The agency also states automated driving systems can help smooth traffic flow and reduce traffic congestion, which can decrease fuel consumption and vehicle emissions.
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Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week, organized by Reuters Events, brings together leading public sector authorities with executive leaders in transit, energy and mobility platform technology to create a connected blueprint for sustainable low-emission transportation. The agenda includes a series of global broadcasts, webinars, workshops and mobility task force meetings.
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