Velodyne LiDAR Is Now An Ouster Company
Increased Product Range Due To Velodyne LiDAR and Ouster Merger of Equals
This merger creates a LiDAR powerhouse which spans automotive, industrial, robotics and smart infrastructure industries, supported by a robust product portfolio featuring innovative hardware and software solutions, underscored by top-tier engineering. The merger means that Digiflec can now offer customers a more robust product portfolio which encompasses the Velodyne LiDAR surround and solid-state sensor ranges, and the Ouster OS and DF series.
Ouster is a leading global provider of high-resolution scanning and solid-state digital LiDAR sensors and software solutions for automotive and industrial applications, robotics, and smart infrastructure.
Ouster’s mission is to build a safer and more sustainable future by offering affordable, high-performance sensors that drive mass adoption across a wide variety of applications. With a global team and high-volume manufacturing, they support over 850 customers in over 50 countries. Ouster is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East.
The Ouster/Velodyne merger creates a Combined Company which will offer a robust suite of products to serve a diverse collection of customers and end-markets. The Combined Company can work to execute an innovative roadmap designed to meet the future needs of the market.
The Combined Company will offer a robust suite of products to continue to serve a diverse set of end-markets and customers while executing on an innovative product roadmap to meet the future needs of the market. With an expanded global commercial footprint and distribution network, they expect to deliver increased volumes, reduce product costs, and drive sustainable growth.
The combined commercial footprint and distribution network of Ouster and Velodyne means that the new company expects to be deliver greater volumes of LiDAR units at a lower cost. The combination of the two companies’ strengths will allow the expansion of commercial research, and a more robust product range. The Combined Company will also allow for a unified customer support team for customer success.