Industry experts believe HD maps will be crucial for autonomous navigation. We take a look at the companies on the forefront of mapping technology.
Perception technology such as lidar, radar, and cameras has dominated much of the conversation about self-navigation for autonomous vehicles. Now high-definition (HD) mapping is picking up steam, as the promising technology could be crucial to the self-driving stack.
Demand for the technology is surging, and major corporates are increasingly discussing applications beyond autonomous vehicles, including advanced driver assistance systems and smart city projects.