BMW CHOOSES HERE HD
HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, just announced that the BMW Group will be utilizing the HERE HD Live Map, HERE’s high-definition maps, to enable hands-free driving in the United States and Canada. HERE is one of the world’s first companies to provide high-definition maps for Level 2+ automated driving capabilities in series production vehicles.
Now available on all the new 7 Series, BMW’s first production vehicle with SAE Level 2+ automated functionalities, HERE HD Live Map onboard enable hands-free driving on interstates and highways, provided drivers remain focused on the road ahead and ready to take control. What’s more, the HERE platform offers functionality for the vehicle’s navigation system to display in real time where the SAE Level 2+ function can be activated safely. Over time, the HERE HD Live Map will be integrated in additional BMW models as automated driving capabilities increase across vehicles, roadways, and regions.