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28. 11. 2019 15:11

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HERE Technologies joins 5G Automotive Association

HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform services, has joined the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a global, cross-industry organization of automotive, technology and telecommunications companies working together to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services.

The 5GAA a is a cross-industry organisation of automotive, technology and telecommunications companies that aim to work together to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services.

Separate traffic flows with automated vehicles and location mapping

It currently has 134 members, including its eight founding companies: AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated.

Both HERE and 5GAA align on a vision to build the future of connected mobility. Vehicles’ ability to share information via wireless technology will make transportation more efficient, sustainable and safer. The 5GAA supports the idea that 5G will be best able to carry out critical communications for safer driving, support enhanced V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communications and connected mobility solutions. As a pioneer in digital mapping and in-car navigation systems, HERE provides the location intelligence, data and services necessary for automated and autonomous driving.

“Joining the 5GAA signifies our commitment to emerging technologies that will improve mobility around the world,” said Edzard Overbeek, CEO of HERE. “5G will usher in the future of the automotive and telecommunications industries by enabling new in-car services, enhanced safety and autonomous driving. HERE will contribute to the 5GAA’s mission by providing a rich location context, so these emerging technologies can orient themselves in and navigate through this new world.”

“We are excited to welcome HERE into the 5GAA family. The company’s expertise in location technology will bring us closer to the next generation of automated vehicle solutions and new mobility technologies,” said Christoph Voigt, chairman of 5GAA.

 

About HERE Technologies
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location it empowers its customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.

To learn more about HERE, including its new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com and www.here.com

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