Alpha Prime (VLS-128)

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High resolution and optimal long-range LiDAR sensor for the autonomous vehicle market. Unmatched for perception, Field of View and range for autonomous cars, trucks, and robotics. Now available for orders and delivery.

Helping to improve vehicle safety with 360 degree surround view and 40 degree Vertical Field of View.

    • Excellent performance in different lighting conditions, including retro-reflectors and sunlight
    • Range up to 245m – 10% targets >220m typical – 5% targets >150m typical
    • Detection of dark and low reflectance objects at far distances, eg dark vehicles, tyres, pedestrians
    • Detecting potholes and road cracks
    • 4.8 million points scanned per second, allowing detection and tracking of vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists.
    • No need for active cooling with improved efficiency allowing longer vehicle operating times
    • Improved sensor-to sensor interference mitigation
    • Eye safe Class 1 903 nm wavelength

Technical specification

      • Horizontal Field of View: 360°
      • Vertical Field of View: 40° (-25° to +15°)
      • Range: Up to 245m
      • Minimum Angular Resolution: 0.11°
      • Up to ~4.8 million points per second
      • Environmental Protection: IP67
      • High volume, automotive grade contract pricing

Download the VelodyneLidar AlphaPrime Datasheet

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The Velodyne family of LiDAR Scanners are all CE marked to provide assurance that they meet all required European legislation.


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