INRIX has teamed up with HERE technologies for the delivery of advanced mobility solutions. INRIX is a world leader in the field of connected car services and mobility analytics, while HERE Technologies has significant expertise in mapping and location services. INRIX will HERE’s map content in over 50 countries for the purpose of increasing connected services coverage and quality in the automotive sector.
The companies have also indicated that they might explore opportunities for further collaboration, which might include using their data and platform capabilities for the creation and delivery of new data services that could promote mobility. HERE is one of the leading companies in the field of location data and are known for providing complete, up-to-date and accurate maps while INRIX is known for the quality, coverage and innovation of its new product offerings.
Commenting on the partnership, Bryan Mistele, president and CEO of INRIX said that partnering with HERE will allow the company to offer best-in-class mobility solutions to public and private sector customers across the globe. He said that their shared vision of quality, coverage and new product innovation will serve as the cornerstone of their partnership.
Edzard Overbeek, CEO of HERE Technologies said that both companies believed in the power of open platforms and partner ecosystems to accelerate innovation and build the mobility services of the future.
HERE processes millions of changes to its map on a daily basis, based on the data it gathers from passenger and commercial vehicles, a community of map editors, its own fleet of LiDAR-equipped mapping cars, and satellite and aerial imagery. HERE uses this mix of people power, advanced data processing and machine learning to convert the data the firm obtains into maps with hundreds of attributes, including addresses, road signs, and turn and roadway restrictions like weight limits and relative road heights, for all major markets. Many leading automotive companies and some of the biggest corporations in the world depend on the HERE location platform.
INRIX collects billions of anonymous data points every day from a diverse set of sources, including connected vehicles, cities, DOTs, road weather conditions, journalistic incidents, social media, parking, mobile and other IoT devices. The company has information on almost 90 percent of the world’s roads, which are spread across 80 plus countries, INRIX is the preferred provider of driving and mobility intelligence for leading automakers, transportation agencies and enterprises, including Audi, BMW, Ford, IBM, REMAX, Subway T-Mobile, Waze and over 120 city, national and state government agencies which include organizations like the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, Highways England, the City of Copenhagen and RTA Dubai.
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