TomTom is working with Nvidia to software for self-propelled vehicles

Sep

30

2016

TomTom and Nvidia have announced a partnership for a mapping system for self-propelled cars. TomTom’s map service is combined with software for self-propelled cars from Nvidia. TomTom continues to integrate parking information in its software.

tomtom logo As part of the collaboration will be used by the so-called HD maps from TomTom and Nvidia Drive PX 2 software. The intention is to build the two companies jointly maps for self-driving cars. With this “intelligent” maps the cars can locate itself for example. The map material is thereby providing real-time updates. Car manufacturers have the possibility to put in the software, but whether there are already interested parties is not known.

Also goes TomTom a partnership with Parkopedia. The latter has a database containing information on approximately 40 million parking spaces spread across 75 countries. By integrating the information in its software, can provide TomTom with the also navigate information on available parking spaces.

Finally, the Amsterdam-based company has a deal signed with Volvo Trucks and Skoda to provide map information in Europe. When the deal also includes the provision of traffic information. In the case of Skoda, this means that in the course of next year all models are equipped with TomTom’s map data.

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