JLR, what3words and HERE team up on new nav solution

Jaguar Land Rover is offering customers accurate and precise navigation even in the most remote locations, by becoming the first automotive manufacturer to integrate what3words global location technology into vehicles already on the road through a software-over-the-air update. what3words has divided the globe into a grid of 3m x 3m squares, and given each one a unique combination of […]

HERE and Mercedes partner on AV driving system

The location technology company HERE has announced its HD Live Map is being deployed in Mercedes-Benz’s new DRIVE PILOT automated driving system. HERE says that, as self-driving cars develop, connected vehicle technology and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) are paving the way to increases in road safety, driver comfort and vehicle routing optimisation.  It says it’s […]

HERE adds new partners for its free WeGo navigation solution

The location data and technology platform HERE Technologies has announced new partners for its free mobile navigation application, HERE WeGo. It says with additional options beyond pure navigation from A to B, HERE WeGo will offer a comprehensive end-to-end journey experience for people on the go. It says new options being added this quarter include […]

BMW and MINI build new location services with HERE

The BMW Group has been building companion mobile applications for its entire fleet of BMW and MINI vehicles that integrate advanced location services from mapping company HERE. The Group is now utilising the latest 4.x HERE SDK (software development kit), which act as universal interfaces with the car, providing information on the vehicle’s status at […]

A final chat about Hamburg and four more interviews on Highways Voices

Highways Voices host Paul Hutton has returned from Hamburg and in this podcast he chats with Adrian Tatum about what he saw at the ITS World Congress 2021, and brings you four bonus interviews from the event, sponsored by SWARCO and GEWI. As well as GEWI’s new cycling information service, there were many other active travel solutions on […]

HERE launches advanced real-time traffic service

Location data and technology platform HERE Technologies has announced the launch of its new HERE Advanced Real-Time Traffic service. It introduces new lane-level information and expanding inner-city coverage to help drivers reach their destinations more efficiently and stress-free. HERE Advanced Real-Time Traffic is the industry’s first traffic service that provides accurate speeds on arterial lanes […]

HERE voted top location platform

Global location data and technology company HERE has been ranked as the number one location platform by industry analyst firm Omdia, whose analysts praise its “open and secure environment”. The 2021 Index assesses the seven leading global providers of location data and services including Google, Apple, Mapbox and TomTom. Omdia analysts conclude this year, “HERE […]

Wipro and HERE partner to provide location-based services and analytics for customers globally

Global information technology, consulting and business process services company, Wipro Limited and location data business HERE Technologies are partnering to offer location-based services. As part of this announcement, Wipro and HERE will be jointly developing solutions in the areas of asset tracking, logistics, supply chain, smart-metering and analytics, field workforce management, and private mapping-as-a-service for […]

HERE adds weather to navigation solution to improve ETAs

Location specialists HERE Technologies is partnering with weather intelligence platform WeatherOptics to provide improved Estimated Time of Arrivals and optimised routing before and during high-impact weather situations. WeatherOptics says it uses weather data, non-weather factors, and ground truth impact data to understand how weather impacts driver and vehicle performance. The company works with some of […]

HERE, Vodafone and Porsche partner on real-time warning system

HERE Technologies, Vodafone and Porsche have announced a feasibility study on road traffic safety. The three global companies say they are working together to trial how 5G technology and highly precise location determination can improve traffic safety and reduce the number of road accidents in the future. The three companies are collaborating in the development […]

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