Researchers rank HERE number one for location data and services

The location data and technology platform HERE Technologies has been recognised as the top ranked location platform by industry analysts at Strategy Analytics. The annual benchmarking report of the world’s largest location companies ranks HERE, Google, Mapbox and TomTom across seven categories. Strategy Analytics ranks HERE in this year’s report as the leader in map-making, […]

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 […]

Google optimising maps for right hand drive cars

Those of us who drive on the left now have the ability to use Google Maps in-car a little bit easier, after the company changed things to place the navigation bar on the right hand side of the screen. It says users across the world using Android Auto in their vehicles will now see the […]

Location pioneer sees surge in searches during TV campaign

The location innovator what3words has seen a steep rise in the number of people using its service, coinciding with a national TV campaign on ITV. The campaign followed investment in the company by ITV, which saw it take a minority stake in return for advertising inventory across ITV’s channels and the ITV Hub. The TV […]

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 […]

Arrival selects HERE SDK for its Electric Vehicles

The electric vehicle company Arrival has selected location technology platform HERE Technologies to power its in-vehicle Human-Machine Interface navigation solution. Arrival has been developing its own proprietary hardware, software and robotics since 2015 and is using these technologies to enable electric vehicle production through its unique Microfactories, which are small-footprint, low CapEx and can be […]

HERE ranked top in location-based services report

The location data and technology platform HERE technologies has secured the number one spot in industry analysis company Strategy Analytics’ Location Based Services benchmark report. In its annual competitive assessment of global location platform market leaders, Strategy Analytics recognised HERE as the industry leader in automotive, industry growth vision, and openness. HERE also scored highly […]

Location solutions discussed in latest Highways Voices

When you stop and think about it, a huge amount of innovation in the highways and transport technology industries over the past 20 years have been related to location services, but what about the mapping that underpins it? The latest Highways Voices podcast digs into the issue by talking to HERE Technologies Chief Product Officer […]

HERE announces more innovations during Virtual CES

The mapping and location technology company HERE has unveilled new solutions for personal data privacy, 3D mapping and electric vehicle navigation during the virtual Consumer Electronics Show. HERE Consent Manager and HERE Anonymyser are designed to allow enterprises to create and deliver personalised data services by embedding personal privacy protection, user control and regulatory compliance […]

HERE launches Mapping-as-a-Service

Location data company HERE Technologies is introducing a mapping-as-a-service which it says is for enterprises wanting to create differentiation and reduce operational costs through building, maintaining, and using unique map datasets for advanced analytics and services. HERE says the offering is enabled by advanced platform functionality coupled with industry-leading map creation, processing and delivery capabilities. […]


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