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Whoever Owns the Maps Owns the Future of Self-Driving Cars – Popular Mechanics

High definition maps help guide self-driving cars along the safest, fastest routes. Without the high level of detail in these maps, the cars would not function at a widespread level. Digital mapping companies like HERE are already developing 3D reconstructions of roads to help aid car software in delivering passengers to their destination safely. The success of self-driving cars depends on these maps and whoever stakes a claim in the maps will enjoy just as much success.

Whoever Owns the Maps Owns the Future of Self-Driving Cars – Popular Mechanics