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1. (WO2018127461) GENERATION AND USE OF HD MAPS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/127461    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/084835
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01S 7/00
G01S 17/89
G01C 21/00
G08C 21/00
Applicants: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Inventors: SAKAGUCHI, Kei
HAUSTEIN, Thomas
GROSSMANN, Marcus
MAHLER, Kim
Title: GENERATION AND USE OF HD MAPS
Abstract:
An apparatus comprising a processor unit configured to provide a first high-definition map, a sensor unit configured for providing sensor data representing an environmental condition in a periphery of the apparatus and a receiver unit configured to receive data representing a second high-definition map. The processor unit is configured to fuse the second high-definition map and the sensor data so as to provide the first high-definition map. The apparatus further comprises a transmitter unit configured for transmitting a result of fusing the second high-definition map and the sensor data, and comprises a command generator unit configured to generate a command signal representing a vehicle control command for a vehicle carrying the apparatus based on the first high-definition map.