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TomTom Collaborates with DENSO to Develop End-To-End Autonomous Driving System

BWW News Desk
January 04, 2019

Location technology specialistb bTomTom a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwtomtomcom2Fampesheet51920578ampnewsitemid20190104005013amplanenUSampanchorTOM2ampindex1ampmd5b1ee2cc054e2680fd9812146fadc7cdc relnofollowTOM2a today announced that it will accelerate the future of driving by collaborating with a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwdensocom2Fglobal2Fenampesheet51920578ampnewsitemid20190104005013amplanenUSampanchorDENSOampindex2ampmd5730a6ad5af456c014a596e9ecaaacafb relnofollowDENSOa on its software platform for autonomous vehicles TomToms High Definition HD Map will work in combination with DENSO invehicle sensors such as cameras and radars to power the localization perception and path planning functions for a complete autonomous driving system pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p This collaboration will allow DENSO to offer a marketleading system targeting Level 2 automation for highways and major urban roads by leveraging the endtoend mapping system developed together with TomTom Combining DENSOs sensors with TomTom HD Maps will result in a system that is more advanced more reliable and safer TomTom and DENSO have teams working together in Japan p p As part of this agreement DENSO will provide processed sensor data to TomToms endtoend mapping system for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems ADAS updating TomToms HD Map on the fly This will be achieved by generating crowdsourced map updates called Roadagrams which are used to ensure the HD Map reflects the reality of the road Combined with sensor data from survey vehicles TomTom can guarantee an accurate global HD Map AutoStream TomToms innovative map delivery system then delivers the latest map data to the vehicles on demand p p Harold Goddijn CEO TomTom said DENSO is a longtime leader in automotive ADAS technology Were proud to be working with them to serve their Japanese and global customers This collaboration proves the value of the TomTom HD Map and TomTom AutoStream as critical components for autonomous vehicles p p Hiroyuki Wakabayashi Executive Vice President DENSO said We reviewed various digital mapping platforms and determined that the TomTom HD Map and TomTom AutoStream reflect our vision of bringing changes in the road noted by our sensors back to all vehicles as quickly as possible through HD Map updates Just as importantly TomTom shares our commitment to safety that is paramount to the autonomous driving experience Together we will lead the industry with innovative solutions for all OEMs p p Join TomTom at CES January 811 2019 North Hall Booth 5226 p p classbwalignc bENDSb p p iWe at TomTom are excited to share the news about our collaboration with Denso which is in line with TomTom strategy and is beneficial to our longterm development This collaboration will have no material financial impact on this years revenuei p p bNOTES TO EDITORSb p p The TomTom HD Map is a digital map product which makes autonomous vehicles safer and more comfortable by complementing sensors powering accurate localization and enabling path planning TomToms HD Map is the first to cover highways and interstates across the USA Western Europe Japan and South Korea p p TomTom AutoStream is an innovative map delivery service for autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems It ensures an autonomous vehicle can always use the latest map data for the road ahead while minimizing data consumption p p bAbout TomTomb p p TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist shaping mobility with highly accurate maps navigation software realtime traffic information and services p p To achieve our vision of a safer world free of congestion and emissions we create innovative technologies that keep the world moving By combining our extensive experience with leading business and technology partners we power connected vehicles smart mobility and ultimately autonomous driving p p Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 37 countries TomToms technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of people worldwide p p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwtomtomcomampesheet51920578ampnewsitemid20190104005013amplanenUSampanchorwwwtomtomcomampindex3ampmd5bd0bce1ff871ba02ade7b2098d532af0 relnofollowwwwtomtomcoma p p bAbout DENSO Corporationb p p DENSO Corp headquartered in Kariya Aichi prefecture Japan has approximately 220 subsidiaries in 35 countries and regions including Japan and employs approximately 170000 people worldwide Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31 2018 totaled US481 billion Last fiscal year DENSO spent 88 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges For more information go to a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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