Cars are now capable of far more than driving people from A to B, with features from voice control to remote parking ushering in a new age of convenience. Yet, connected cars are not only about convenience. Ahead of the Paris Motor Show, HERE has launched a new generation of vehicle-sourced data services for the auto industry, paving the way for safer, more enjoyable driving.
With data-driven insights key to ensuring the bright future the connected car promises, HERE is taking strides to capitalise upon this data in new, more effective ways.
Using real-time sensor data generated by connected vehicles, the HERE Open Location Platform will offer drivers a real-time depiction of the road environment that can be accessed through four services, providing valuable, timely insight into the driving experience.
The services – HERE Real-Time Traffic, HERE Hazard Warnings, HERE Road Signs and HERE On-Street Parking – provide up-to-date information on everything from potential road hazards, to traffic updates and on-street parking.
The services are available to any automaker, municipality, road authority, smartphone maker or app developer to license.