TomTom and Elektrobit Reveal First HD Map Horizon for Automated Driving

the leading independent location technology specialist, and Elektrobit
(EB), an award-winning global supplier of embedded and connected
software products for the automotive industry, today announced the
release of an industry-first High Definition (HD) map horizon for
automated driving. An HD map horizon helps vehicles to build a highly
accurate virtual picture of the road ahead, enhancing driver safety and

By streaming the latest TomTom HD Maps via TomTom AutoStream through
Elektrobit’s “EB robinos Predictor” onboard software, the HD map horizon
targets vehicles with a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Automation
Level of 2 and higher. It is compliant with the automotive industry’s
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Interface Specification (ADASIS) v3

Willem Strijbosch, TomTom’s Head of Autonomous Driving, said: “Just one
year ago, we, together with Elektrobit, announced our intention to
develop an easy-to-implement HD map horizon for vehicles with driver
assistance, and higher levels of automation. We’re now delivering on
this, making the product available to car manufacturers and their
technology partners.”

“EB robinos Predictor provides highly accurate and up-to-date
information about the road ahead,” said Michael Reichel, Head of Product
Management Automated Driving at Elektrobit. “Vehicles and drivers
greatly benefit from information beyond the sensor horizon for a safer
and more comfortable ride.”


About TomTom:

TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist,
shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation software,
real-time traffic information and services.

To achieve our vision of a safer world, free of congestion and
emissions, we create innovative technologies that keep the world moving.
By combining our extensive experience with leading business and
technology partners, we power connected vehicles, smart mobility and,
ultimately, autonomous driving.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 30 countries, TomTom’s
technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

About Elektrobit (EB)

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of
embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive
industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the
industry, EB‘s software powers over one billion devices in more than 100
million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected
car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies,
navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and
software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Continental. For more information, visit us at


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Breakaway Communications for EB
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