TomTom acquires Autonomos

TomTom acquires Autonomos

Digital navigation and map-production firm TomTom is acquiring Autonomos, a Germany-based autonomous driving start-up that provides research & development consultancy services for self-driving vehicle assistance systems.

Autonomos, founded in 2012, has also developed its own autonomous vehicle systems as well, including a full demonstration-level autonomous driving software stack, 3D sensor technology, and digital image processing.

Harold Goddijn, CEO and co-founder of TomTom, said in a statement that this acquisition will help advance TomTom’s map-based products for autonomous driving applications.