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Demonstration available of real-time localisation

TomTom is demonstrating its technology enabling vehicle localisation down to lane level for use in autonomous driving. TomTom has launched its Localisation Demonstrator, a new demonstration device that uses its HD Map and RoadDNA technology to provide lane-level localisation of …

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Bridging the connectivity gap for emergency vehicles

TomTom and vehicle radio specialist collaborate on developing integrated connectivity of devices used by emergency services in their vehicles. Navigation and mapping specialist, TomTom has teamed up with elektronik-labor CARLS to provide radio applications for emergency services based on TomTom …

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Autonomous drive mapping extended in USA

Further High Definition maps including RoadDNA physical feature mapping extended to further highways in Nevada and California to support autonomous vehicle testing. TomTom has launched its High Definition (HD) Map and RoadDNA products covering all interstates and highways in Nevada …

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Putting intelligent mobility through its paces

Jonathan Newell visited HORIBA MIRA to discuss the future of intelligent mobility and how tomorrow’s cars will be tested to withstand the rigours of autonomy. Established in 1946 to serve the British post-war motor industry with research, development and testing …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Motorcycle navigation systems with TPMS

New features are included on the Garmin Zumo navigator models for motorcyclists including trip recording, links to cameras and tyre pressure monitoring. Garmin has released the new zumo 395LM and zumo 595LM motorcycle navigators. The rugged, weatherproof models offer Garmin …

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Ford test autonomous vehicles on snow-covered roads

Further steps are being taken by Ford in autonomous vehicle development by testing cars in conditions where road markings are obscured by snow. Taking place on roads in Michigan in the cold northern regions of the USA and specifically at …

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Autonomous car maps released for United States regions

TomTom has released highly automated driving maps to enable driverless car testing on interstate roads in California and Michigan. Mapping and location specialist, TomTom announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 taking place in Las Vegas that it …

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Driver alerts built into aftermarket navigator

The Garmin Drive series of portable navigation devices now feature a range of driver alerts to improve safety on the roads. Garmin’s Drive, DriveSmart, DriveAssist and DriveLuxe models of the popular aftermarket portable navigation devices now feature additional functions to …

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Traffic information services built into latest BMW models

BMW has taken the Traffic Information Service from TomTom to build into the Connected Drive package for additional countries. BMW is offering its vehicle owners the latest traffic information services in Russia, New Zealand and Australia from TomTom as part …

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Collective data to generate precise mapping for driverless cars

A new development from Toyota is designed to provide precise road information and mapping data for use in the navigation of autonomous vehicles. Existing vehicles from Toyota’s production range will be used to gather information from the road network to …

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