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HERE Technologies Making it Easier for Drivers to Navigate with New Partnership

HERE Technologies Making it Easier for Drivers to Navigate with New Partnership

A new partnership was announced today between industry leading mapping and location platform service provider HERE Technologies and Total Traffic & Weather Network (TTWN), the largest provider of traffic, weather, news and sports reports. The partnership will offer drivers another way to help avoid traffic, by incorporating precise real-time traffic information from TTWN in location services provided by HERE.

FutureCar Staff 2019-06-03 15:30 PT

HERE Technologies Develops New Map Data That Includes Cell Signal Strength for Connected Cars

HERE Technologies Develops New Map Data That Includes Cell Signal Strength for Connected Cars

Mapping company HERE Technologies​ has partnered with Continual, a leading provider of connected car and subscriber analytics to developed a new map data set called HERE Cellular Signals, which includes the strength of cellular networks around the world. To create HERE Cellular Signals, HERE fused its global radio (cellular) map with its leading GPS map of the road network.

FutureCar Staff 2019-02-20 13:27 PT

Mapping Company HERE Technologies to Supply Audi Vehicles with Live Traffic Data

Mapping Company HERE Technologies to Supply Audi Vehicles with Live Traffic Data

High definition mapping company HERE Technologies was selected by automaker Audi as its traffic data provider for all new models sold across North America and Europe, beginning in the first half of 2019.

FutureCar Staff 2019-01-16 11:28 PT

DeepMap Signs Deal to Provide HD Mapping Technology to Ridecell & Einride

DeepMap Signs Deal to Provide HD Mapping Technology to Ridecell & Einride

​Silicon Valley startup DeepMap, a provider of high-definition (HD) mapping and localization technology for autonomous vehicles, has announced licensing deals with San Francisco-based mobility platform provider Ridecell and Sweden-based Einride. As part of the deal, Ridecell and Einride will integrate DeepMap’s HD mapping software in their autonomous fleets.

Xiaoli Tian2018-12-10 12:22 PT

NavInfo Signs Agreement to Supply Daimler With Digital Maps in China

NavInfo Signs Agreement to Supply Daimler With Digital Maps in China

Chinese digital mapping company NavInfo signed a seven-year agreement with German automaker Daimler to become its exclusive digital mapping supplier in China over the next seven years. Daimler will use NavInfo’s mapping technology to to develop autonomous driving systems on future models.

Eric Walz2018-08-31 12:43 PT

Bosch Invests in Autonomous Driving Map Startup DeepMap

Bosch Invests in Autonomous Driving Map Startup DeepMap

Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the venture capital arm of global automotive parts supplier Bosch Group, has completed an investment in mapping startup DeepMap Inc, a start-up based in Palo Alto, California that is building high definition maps specifically for self-driving vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-08-14 14:24 PT

Mapping Startup Mapillary Hires Computer Vision Expert From Apple

Mapping Startup Mapillary Hires Computer Vision Expert From Apple

Sweden-based mapping startup Mapillary has poached a high-level computer vision expert from Apple. Till Quack, a engineering manager who oversaw augmented reality (AR) and self-driving efforts for Apple will become Mapillary’s vice president of product. Mapillary uses crowd-sourced data to collect street-level images for map building.

Eric Walz2018-07-12 06:00 PT

Honda Joins Baidu’s Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform to Create HD Maps

Honda Joins Baidu’s Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform to Create HD Maps

Japan’s Honda Motor is joining Baudi’s Apollo autonomous driving platform, a global consortium led by Chinese tech giant Baidu aimed at advancing autonomous driving technology, as China races to become the world’s largest market for autonomous vehicles.

Jeremy Carlton2018-06-15 17:51 PT

Autonomous Cars Can Get By With a Flash Drive-Sized Map, Says MIT

Autonomous Cars Can Get By With a Flash Drive-Sized Map, Says MIT

Highly detailed maps take up a lot of storage space. MIT is developing a new system called MapLite, which uses a minimalist map that could fit on a flash drive. Self-driving cars can reference this map, and then use their sensors to navigate to a destination.

Mia Bevacqua2018-05-12 08:00 PT

TOMTOM HD Maps for Autonomous Driving Extends to Japan

TOMTOM HD Maps for Autonomous Driving Extends to Japan

Navigation technology company TomTom announced today at the Tokyo Motor Show that it is completing the collection of data for its High Definition (HD) Map for Japan. The Netherlands based company is a global leader in navigation, GPS and mapping technologies.

Eric Walz2017-10-27 17:05 PT

lvl5 Looks to Crowdsourcing for Help Building HD Maps for Self-Driving Cars

lvl5 Looks to Crowdsourcing for Help Building HD Maps for Self-Driving Cars

lvl5 is a new start-up founded by ex-Tesla employees, including former Tesla Autopilot Director Sterling Anderson, with a mission to create HD maps for autonomous driving.

Eric Walz2017-07-19 18:00 PT