08:13 uur 29-03-2016

TomTom Wins 2016 CLEPA Innovation Award

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TomTom announces that it has been awarded the prestigious CLEPA Innovation Award in the “Connectivity” category for its HD Map and RoadDNA products.

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Pieter Gillegot-Vergauwen receives the CLEPA Innovation Award (Photo: Business Wire)Pieter Gillegot-Vergauwen receives the CLEPA Innovation Award (Photo: Business Wire)

The Innovation Awards, delivered annually by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, recognises the most innovative products and services launched in the European automotive industry. A jury of professionals selected winners in 5 categories, from 76 different entries coming from 45 companies.

TomTom HD Map and RoadDNA are two revolutionary, highly accurate digital map products helping automated vehicles precisely locate themselves on the road and plan manoeuvres, even when traveling at high speeds. Launched commercially in 2015, these new technologies are being rolled out instrategic geographies and are the subject of key partnerships with other automotive suppliers.

“Receiving the CLEPA Innovation Award is a fantastic recognition of the innovative automated driving products developed by TomTom,” says Pieter Gillegot-Vergauwen, Vice President & Product Management for Maps at TomTom. “With the help of TomTom’s HD Map and RoadDNA, car manufacturers can count on a robust solution to solve the localisation requirements of automated vehicles”.

About TomTom

At TomTom (TOM2) our mission is to make technology so easy to use, that everyone can benefit from it.
We created easy to use navigation devices, helping millions of people to get where they want to be. Today, we continue to simplify the complex, making technology more accessible for everyone.
We have four customer facing business units: Consumer, Telematics, Automotive and Licensing.
We make easy to use navigation devices, sport watches and action cameras for consumers. We enable businesses with vehicles to more easily manage and improve fleet efficiency whilst increasing overall business performance with our Telematics solutions. We also offer a world leading real-time map platform that is powering innovative location based services and helping to make automated driving a reality for the automotive industry.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have over 4,600 employees and sell our products worldwide.

About TomTom Automotive

TomTom Automotive is the trusted partner for innovative and future-proof navigation technology for the global automotive industry. As a global leader in connected navigation software, traffic information, and digital real-time maps, we offer Automotive OEMs the modular components to create competitive infotainment systems, as well as the technology to enable the future self-driving cars to see beyond their sensors.


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