Velodyne Lidar announces Digital Learning series on Automation, Safety during COVID-19

Sally Frykman

VELODYNE Lidar, Inc. has announced a new digital learning series that will look at how automation is advancing safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will feature conversations with experts from innovative companies utilizing Velodyne lidar technology on the front lines of COVID-19 response.

The series kicks off with a look at “Autonomous Security Robots in the Midst of a Global Pandemic” with Stacy Stephens, EVP & Chief Client Officer at Knightscope. The session takes place on May 8, 2020 and starts at 10:00 a.m. PST.

In the premiere episode, Stephens will discuss the current and future state of security during this unprecedented global pandemic. Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report. The episode will explore how COVID-19 is driving everyone to rethink security, not only now, but for the future.

Other experts currently scheduled to appear in the webinar series, which has sessions every two weeks on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. PST, are:

Ryan Chin, Co-Founder· & CEO of Optimus Ride, May 22, 2020.

Shahab Khokhar, Business Manager Components, Research Solutions of ClearPath·

Robotics, June 5, 2020.

Alex Fiechter, Vice President of Research and Development of Local Motors, June 19, 2020.·

Gautam Narang, CEO· & Co-Founder of Gatik, July 3, 2020.

“The coronavirus pandemic is propelling business, healthcare and government to find innovative ways to deliver essential services while also keeping workers and the public safe from infectious disease. Powered by lidar, robots are providing crucial support in response to the crisis.

This digital learning series aims to advance understanding on how autonomous robots can perform essential services while reducing human exposure to contagions,” said Sally Frykman, Vice President of Communications, Velodyne Lidar.

– May 6, 2020 @ 11:05 GMT |

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