M/A-COM Technology Solutions Press Release - October 13, 2011
Positioning Engine Module with NAVTEQ -- Agreement enables predictive road attribute data to enhance Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Lowell, MA, October 13, 2011– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, has collaborated with NAVTEQ to create the industry’s first commercial Map and Positioning Engine (MPE) module. This solution will provide vehicle control systems with predictive road awareness of 1 kilometer or more to enhance active safety, energy efficiency and driver information systems in vehicles independent of a navigation system.
The M/A-COM Tech MPE module integrates the NAVTEQ MPE™ Map compiled database to communicate Electronic Horizon messages to the vehicle control domain. This ground-breaking architecture makes road-based predictive information available to vehicle subsystems. Relevant map attributes include enhanced 2D geometry, curvature, absolute height, slope, speed limits and more.
About M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves diverse markets including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.
Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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