Google is saying right now an HD model of its car mapping resolution. In contrast to Google Maps, Google’s HD map is just not a consuming-facing utility however a further layer of information that’s served to the car’s L2+ or L3 assisted-driving methods via Google Automotive Providers.
The extra data sits on prime of Google Maps’ knowledge and delivers particulars corresponding to exact lane makers and localization of objects (street indicators) to assist assisted-driving autos orient themselves on the street. The motive force won’t be able to see or entry the HD map or knowledge instantly. It’s not clear at the moment if the motive force will even know if the car is utilizing the HD mapping, although, presumably the car’s assisted-driving abilities might be improved when it’s in use.
Based on a Google spokesperson, the HD mapping is initially centered on high-traffic roads like freeways, however the spokesperson stopped wanting saying precisely which cities or freeways. They stated Google is working with automakers to find out the place the HD map is most useful.
Google’s HD map is now obtainable to automakers utilizing Google Automotive Providers. Volvo and Polestar introduced that the HD map will quickly be obtainable within the Volvo EX90 and the Polestar 3.