HERE enhances traffic data system
HERE Technologies has just announced the launch of the new generation of its HERE Real-Time Traffic service.
It is the first global service on the market, says the company, that integrates live vehicle sensor data from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles with traffic probe information, resulting in higher accuracy and more precise information about traffic conditions.
HERE Real-Time Traffic, available to all current and future customers from any industry and covering more than 60 countries, offers improvements in traffic flow data, especially on arterial roads. For more than 30 of these countries, the service also provides incident information with features such as Traffic Safety Warning. Aided by new hard-braking sensor data HERE is now processing, this feature now allows more relevant and timely notifications to the vehicle.
Speaking of the system, Ralf Herrtwich, Senior Vice President Automotive at HERE Technologies, said: “While it helps drivers making informed decisions behind the wheel today, it also moves us closer to realizing our vision of a live representation of the road environment needed for both advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and self-driving applications”.
(Image: HERE) | 27/07/2017 | Tim Harrup