Intermap Technologies and Audi Electronics Venture GmbH (AEV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Audi AG, have announced that Intermap´s 3D road geometries for all German roads have been delivered to the VW Group to be added to its research and development platform.
Intermap’s 3D Roads product is the only map dataset that covers all classes of roads – featuring more than one million line kilometers of accurate road centerline position and elevation data for the entire country. Derived from the Company’s NEXTMap database of uniformly accurate digital elevation models (DEMs) for all of Western Europe, this product enables the VW group to test innovative technologies throughout the entire country – from small rural roads to the largest Autobahn.
“This licensing agreement is another example of how our 3D Roads product is being used to support ADAS and energy management applications that rely on the 100% road coverage that our 3D road vectors provide,” commented Eric DesRoche, senior vice president, automotive at Intermap Technologies. “Volkswagen’s research and development group understands the importance of having comprehensive real-world data to assess new applications.”