Velodyne to Discuss the Future of Real-Time, 3D Vision for Robots at RoboBusiness

By Caroline Rees / 22 Oct 2013

RoboBusiness Robotics Vision TechnologyAt the 9th Annual RoboBusiness Conference, Velodyne Acoustics Inc.’s LiDAR division will exhibit the latest real-time, 3D LiDAR vision technology used in robotic applications and, in a Thursday afternoon presentation, Wolfgang Juchmann, Ph.D., Director of Sales and Marketing, will elaborate on what he sees as emerging trends in robotic vision.

Lunar Rover with Velodyne HDL-32EIn Booth #518, Velodyne will demonstrate its live sensor operated with VeloView, the company’s free and open-source visualization and recording software. VeloView provides an easy-to-use, thoroughly modern tool for visualization and processing of Velodyne’s data-rich, 3D LiDAR sensors, supporting live sensor streams and run-time display of previously captured data.

VeloView’s visualization tools include a 3D point cloud display with support for custom color maps of variables such as calibrated reflectivities, time, distance, azimuth, and laser ID.

NASA Lunar Rover with Velodyne HDL-32EVelodyne’s RoboBusiness presentation, which will take place at 3:45PM on Thursday 24th October at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif, is titled “Emerging Trends in Real-Time, 3D Vision for Robots”. Details for the presentation are shown below:

Who: Wolfgang Juchmann has more than 14 years of international experience in technical sales, product management, and marketing of industrial lasers and optical products for a variety of applications. The combination of Juchmann’s technical background, commercial expertise and passion for customer satisfaction enables him to lead new product developments for Velodyne’s LiDAR division, as well as manage existing product portfolios.

What: “Emerging Trends in Real-Time, 3D Vision for Robots”
New Markets & Application Opportunities Track, Session Code NM03
Juchmann will describe emerging robotic applications that employ real-time, 3D viewing technology for land-based, airborne and maritime robotic platforms. He will describe LiDAR technologies, including unique and compact LiDAR sensors that allow robots a 360-degree view of their environment with real-time updates of 20 times per second.

When: 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 24

Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif.

Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact