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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

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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

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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

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Reflections from a CES Newbie


By Nagesh Gupta, VP of Engineering Ah, everyone’s excitement about going to CES. I never could understand it, until now. With over 190,000 attendees this year, I don’t think any city could have run CES more smoothly, but it was still quite challenging even for Las Vegas. For starters, I wasn’t prepared for the Uber and

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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

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Next Stops: Auto Tech R&D, Image Sensors Auto, Auto Interior Expo & Auto Testing Expo ’17


By Jane Litvinenko, Marketing Operations Civil Maps is thrilled to announce several upcoming speaking events in October 2017. Two of the company’s founders, Sravan Puttagunta and Scott Harvey, will be participating in the autonomous vehicle (AV) talks on connected services, sensor fusion, localization in 6D, scalability, AV interior design, and simulation testing. If you share our

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