Author: Sravan Puttagunta

Company Updates, Engineering Updates

Partnership with Civil Maps and Renovo: Building a Universal Operating System for Automated Mobility


By Paul Drysch, VP of Sales and Business Development Today’s autonomous vehicle and automated mobility market looks a lot like the early days of the personal computer industry: many players, each building its own proprietary machine: a highly automated vehicle (HAV). When a universal, hardware-agnostic computer operating system (OS) finally came along, it allowed specialized

Read More

Company Updates, Engineering Updates

When Augmented Reality Does Its Job, We’ll All Want a Self-Driving Car


 By Sravan Puttagunta, CEO and Co-founder, Civil Maps We’ve all seen augmented reality (AR) in shows such as Monday Night Football, in which broadcasters superimpose virtual lines and diagrams on the field, manually marking up video playbacks to highlight key maneuvers and strategies. This helps viewers easily focus on points of interest, rather than looking

Read More

Engineering Updates, Updates

Moving to Arm®: A Marriage of Minimums


By Sravan Puttagunta, CEO and Co-founder of Civil Maps Civil Maps is excited to announce that we’ve migrated our edge-based HD mapping and localization solution to the Arm® family of processors. Arm is the licensor to the largest ecosystem of automotive grade system-on-chips (SoC) and system-on-modules (SoM), with its chips already found in 85% of

Read More

Company Updates

Civil Maps Accelerates Growth with Executive Hires, Opening of New Silicon Valley Office


By Sravan Puttagunta, Co-founder & CEO of Civil Maps We are delighted to announce key developments that will accommodate and enhance our rapid growth. Vijay Viswanathan and James Dawson will join the company in our San Francisco headquarters, bringing with them a wealth of experience from the automotive and navigational technology fields. Additionally, we’re expanding

Read More

Company Updates

The Civil Maps Opportunity


By Paul Drysch, VP of Sales and Business Development The mapping world is gearing up for the autonomous revolution. Maps for humans are being replaced with maps for autonomous vehicles. Teaching a car to drive itself requires teaching it how to see and interpret the world around it using a new category of maps: HD

Read More

Engineering Updates

Edge Mapping: Our Journey from Trains to Self-Driving Cars


By Sravan Puttagunta, Co-founder & CEO of Civil Maps The story of Civil Maps did not begin with cutting-edge self-driving cars, but with old-fashioned trains. The story is worth sharing, as it helps explain our unique approach to solving many of the toughest mapping and localization challenges facing the autonomous driving industry today. Specifically, our

Read More