HERE Issues Open Source Specs to Share Road Data From Car Sensors

HERE published yesterday an interface specification that defines how sensor data gathered by vehicles on the road can be sent to the cloud to update maps on the fly. The specification has been published under a Creative Commons license. With a growing number of sensors in car and the connectivity…


Engineers love specs, open or not. This is a great move by HERE to raise the bar of delivery so all cars can benefit. It will help them build long term relationships with many OEMs as well as move more innovation in the otherwise closed automotive space.

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