The technology that will help settle the autonomous car
TomTom has announced the launch of Road DNA Frankfurt, a new product for vehicle location will accelerate the arrival of autonomous driving. Designed keeping in mind the vehicle data storage and processing limitations, this technology provides highly accurate location information that can be integrated easily into the system on board a vehicle. Lets talk about the autonomous car.
TomTom Road DNA was presented in Frankfurt 2015 as a technology that will accelerate the development of autonomous driving . According to some experts suggest as Bosch, the cars will be able to drive completely alone in 2025 . The new TomTom technology provides lateral and longitudinal view highly optimized road. By combining data Road DNA sensors with real-time vehicle, the vehicle knows its location on the road, even when traveling at high speeds or when changes occur.
“We know that the future of automated driving depends on the ability of a vehicle to know at all times where is located on the road,” says Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom. “TomTom Road DNA is the only technology of this type is -even patent-pending content offering vehicle location precision of cost effective and efficient manner.”
Turning a set of 3D positions of the lines on the side of the road on a journey 2D view, Road DNA offers a solution that requires very little space for storage and a level of very low management requirements without losing detail. According to TomTom, Road DNA eliminates the complexity of identifying each of the objects in the road, yet creates a unique pattern of the satellite environment. This makes the technology “is robust and scalable.”
“TomTom Road DNA combined with TomTom HAD Map, provides a precise technology and robust to provide real-time information about the exact location of a vehicle on a map, while at the same time faced with the changing environment,” explains the manufacturer.