TomTom’s HD Map Powers Autonomous Driving. TomTom provided its HD Map and RoadDNA technology to setup a demonstration on the Australian F1 Grand Prix circuit at Albert Park; these novel products are important components to enable Bosch’s demo vehicle to perform in autonomous driving mode. TomTom HD Map and RoadDNA are two revolutionary, highly accurate digital map based products helping automated vehicles precisely locate themselves on the road and plan manoeuvres, even when traveling at high speeds.
Mid 2015, TomTom and Bosch announced that it would partner on innovative mapping technology for autonomous driving. Under this agreement, TomTom is designing the necessary maps, while Bosch, on the basis of its systems engineering work, is defining the specifications these maps have to meet.
Launched commercially in 2015, TomTom’s HD Map and RoadDNA coverage recently reached 206,203 kilometres globally, including:Motorways in France (32,956 km); Autobahn network in Germany (27,631 km); Interstates in 30 U.S. states (104,690 km); Interstates and highways in three U.S. states (40,926 km).
Learn more about TomTom’s autonomous driving product offering by visiting booth 1910 at ITS World Congress.
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