Intermap Technologies Drives Auto Electronics with 3D Road Maps
|Eric DesRoche, senior vice president, Automotive, for Intermap Technologies|
|High-tech 3D road maps have the potential to improve fuel-economy and vehicle safety|
|Wednesday, June 3|
|Telematics Detroit 2009 Conference and Exhibition, Rock Financial Showplace, Novi, Michigan, Booth # 20|
BACKGROUND: Intermap Technologies®, a leader in 3D digital mapping that drives intelligent transportation, will be an exhibitor at Telematics Detroit 2009, June 2-3. Eric DesRoche, senior vice president of Intermap’s Automotive business unit, is available for interviews on Wednesday, June 3 about the contributions his company is making to the global auto industry’s advanced driver assistance systems’ (ADAS) safety and energy management applications that rely on accurate road vectors.
In May, Intermap announced the completion of the first dataset of highly accurate 3D road vectors for the entire country of Germany. The company also is producing 3D road vectors for other European countries and the U.S. that will be integrated into a road vectors database covering all of Western Europe and the contiguous U.S. and Hawaii.
Academic research teams and automotive tier-one suppliers have used Intermap’s road vectors for studies and development of next generation fuel efficiency and potential safety applications. DesRoche can explain a recent joint study conducted with Clemson University that demonstrated how Intermap’s 3D road vectors can significantly enhance energy efficiencies in hybrid electric vehicles through innovations like predictive road topology.
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth’s surface. The Company has proactively remapped entire countries and built uniform national databases, called NEXTMap®, consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, GPS maps, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, renewable energy, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 850 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Prague, and Washington D.C. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com, www.TerrainOnDemand.com or www.Accuterra.com.
NEXTMap® is a registered trademark of Intermap Technologies Corporation