TU-Automotive: TomTom’s Board Member Reveals The Future of Mapping at TU-Automotive Detroit 2015

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TU-Automotive is excited to announce TomTom as the first headline sponsor for TU-Automotive Detroit (3-4 June, The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI): This is in line with one of the angles of this year’s conference which looks into the automation of the connected car and how mapping plays a key part.

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I am very proud and excited to have the opportunity to share TomTom’s vision on the future of highly automated driving vehicles during what is shaping up to be one of the industry leading events

In a headline presentation Alain De Taeye, member of the management board at TomTom, will discuss how real-time map updates deliver a greatly enhanced driving experience. He will also take a look to the future and explore how highly accurate digital 3D maps are crucial to deliver near-future use cases such as automated driving.

Real-time Mapping Now and in the Future

Alain De Taeye of TomTom said: “In a few years from now, cars will simply not be able to function without advanced navigation, supported by the most precise and up to date digital maps.” He continued, “I am very proud and excited to have the opportunity to share TomTom’s vision on the future of highly automated driving vehicles during what is shaping up to be one of the industry leading events.”

Head of sponsorship at TU-Automotive, Asif Naqvi, said: “Mapping is such a hot topic in the connected car world at the moment. Having a speaker of Alain’s level from one of the leading companies in mapping will provide invaluable insight to our attendees.”

TU-Automotive Detroit (June 3-4) is the biggest and most comprehensive B2B automotive tech. event to date, uniting the industry for two days in Detroit. It represents the widespread excitement in the connected car space with many different players making major announcements, cross-industry partnerships and game-changing innovations. .

TU-Automotive 2015 remains the go-to-hub for learning and networking for all things connected car. This year it will provide a complete road map for impending autonomous vehicle and new mobility options. The brand new agenda with the hottest speakers in auto tech has just been released here: http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit

To view the complete conference agenda go to - http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit/conference-agenda.php

Tickets will sell-out so early booking is advisable. Register here: http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit/register.php

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