Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address safety and autonomy issues in vehicle transportation. The summit brings together a diverse group of experts and thought leaders from industry, government, journalism and academia to advance understanding about how autonomous technologies can enable safer mobility.

The 2020 World Safety Summit takes place on October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT. It is being held as a virtual event. For more information and to register, please go to: 2020 World Safety Summit.

The summit’s first keynote speaker is Dr. Mark Rosekind, Chief Safety Innovation Officer at Zoox. Summit topics include authentic self-driving programs, advanced driver assistance systems, regulatory practices and the future of autonomy. The event will promote collaboration of a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions, delivering transparency and education to advance the

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National Transportation Safety Board faults US Navy for Fitzgerald collision

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WASHINGTON — Disorganization and a lack of situational awareness by the on-watch crew of the U.S. Navy destroyer Fitzgerald was the primary cause of the collision off Japan in June 2017 that claimed the lives of seven sailors, according to a new report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The report, which largely mirrors the Navy’s own report on the incident, found that the Fitzgerald was the vessel that was required to maneuver to avoid the collision, but failed to do so, the American investigative agency found.

“The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the collision between the US Navy Destroyer Fitzgerald and container ship ACX Crystal was the Fitzgerald’s bridge team’s failure to take early and substantial action to avoid collision as the giveway vessel,” the report read.

The report also found that the bridge team lacked sufficient training and neither asked for nor received

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Iteris Selected by Florida Department of Transportation to Implement Smart Mobility and Safety Initiative

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  • Iteris will implement a near-miss identification safety system at key intersections across three Florida counties
  • Groundbreaking program supports FDOT’s Driving Down Fatalities goals to proactively improve road safety by using smart mobility technologies to reduce crashes statewide
  • Deal marks expansion of Iteris’ safety-focused software-as-a-service offering
  • Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has selected Iteris to deploy a near-miss identification system at key intersections in three Florida counties in support of FDOT’s Driving Down Fatalities traffic safety vision of a congestion and fatality-free transportation system across the state.” data-reactid=”17″Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management,

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    Allegro MicroSystems Acquires Voxtel, Inc. to Drive Eye-Safe LiDAR Solutions for Advanced Automotive Safety Systems

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    Allegro MicroSystems acquires Voxtel, Inc in August of 2020 – driving eye-safe LiDAR for ADAS and autonomous systems.

    Allegro MicroSystems acquires Voxtel, Inc in August of 2020 – driving eye-safe LiDAR for ADAS and autonomous systems.

    Manchester, NH , USA, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allegro MicroSystems (Allegro), a global leader in sensing and power semiconductor technology, today announced the acquisition of Voxtel, Inc, a privately held company specializing in advanced photonic and 3D imaging technology including long-range, eye-safe Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR). This acquisition brings together Voxtel’s significant laser and imaging expertise with Allegro’s automotive leadership and scale to enable the next generation of

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