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Maps will Power the Smart Connected Cars of the Future

Matt Ball on June 28, 2012 - in Transportation

Peter-Frans Pauwels, TomTom co-founder and CTO, has revealed some of his ideas about what lies in store for the mapping company and automotive industry in the future. The connected car is central to Pauwels’s vision of the future, with deeply integrated intelligence allowing the vehicle to adapt to the roads around it. Some automobile manufacturers are already working on such features, but Pauwels’s visions for the future take things considerably further than you probably imagine, and way beyond what you would expect from a company you probably think just makes satnavs.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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