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Auto Expo 2016: MapmyIndia to showcase technology for autonomous driving

Published: February 04, 2016 | New Delhi

At the Auto Expo 2016, MapmyIndia, India’s leading mapping and LBS technology provider will mark its enetry into the self-driving business. The company will highlight the self-driving car technologies, as well as upcoming consumer-facing and enterprise-centric technologies such as its DriveMate device and its Connected Car platform. MapmyIndia can be seen at Stall No. 35, Hall No. 2-5 at the venue.

The company will be showcasing its RealView Technology and Advanced Maps for Self-Driving Cars. MapmyIndia RealView captures and syncs high-resolution panorama images and works in tandem with the GPS technology and accelerometer data to create a “ground truth reference dataset” for the self-driving car.

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MapmyIndia RealView can also be used to geo-tag, measure and analyse potholes, speed breakers, road signs, traffic signals, overhead bridges, lane markers, road shoulders, and more, when paired with MapmyIndia’s Advanced Map dataset for India. It can help give cars a warning before they encounter any of the aforementioned obstacles. The technology can also be used specially by government transport agencies for improving road design, traffic planning and more.

The company also detailed its Connected Car platform for car manufacturers and tier-1 system suppliers. The platform delivers Smartphone-Connected In-car Navigation, Telematics and Map APIs for the automobile’s infotainment system and third-party Apps Location-Aware. MapmyIndia notes that Tata Motors is already making use of the technology and was recently launched in the company-owned Jaguar Land Rover as well.

Source: MapmyIndia, NDTV

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