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An artificial intelligence company that has developed technology for mapping services specifically focused designed for autonomous vehicles. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Palo Alto, California.


DeepMap is developing high-definition (HD) mapping service for autonomous driving and isbacked by investors such as Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, and GSR Ventures. Its headquarters are in Palo Alto and it has offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, China as well. The company has partnered with Ford, Honda, SAIC Motor, Bosch, Daimler, and Einride to aid with researching the product in vehicles. It has also partnered with simulation and software companies to develop joint solutions for autonomous vehicles.


The company offers high-definition maps with centimeter-level real-time localization. DeepMap simulates with real-world data, not models. They provide 3D landmark features as well as a full 3D environment with true LiDAR intensity and RGB values data for simulation tools.The map services are available on the DeepMap Cloud Platform and updates on the maps are provided via Over The Air (OTA) software.To utilize the company's maps, customers can choose their own in-vehicle hardware for services such as localization, sensor calibration, data recording, and change detection.


April 26, 2021
DeepMap, Inc. announces that it has been named to Forbes AI 50 List of Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies of 2021.
May 6, 2020
DeepMap is named as a 'Soonicorn' by Tracxn.

The company is named as an emerging startup for autonomous vehicles.

March 2019
StartUs Insights names DeepMap as one of top 5 Autonomous Vehicle Startups.
November 1, 2018
DeepMap raises a $60,000,000 series B round from Andreessen Horowitz, GSR Ventures, Generation Investment Management, Nvidia GPU Ventures and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.
May 2017
DeepMap raises a $25,000,000 series A round from Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz and GSR Ventures.
May 1, 2016
DeepMap raises a $7,000,000 seed round from Andreessen Horowitz, GSR Ventures and iSeed Ventures.
April 2016
DeepMap is founded.

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DeepMap, a maker of HD maps for self-driving, raised at least $60M at a $450M valuation

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Chipmaker Nvidia is acquiring DeepMap, the high-definition mapping startup announced. The company said its mapping IP will help Nvidia's autonomous vehicle technology sector, Nvidia Drive. "The acquisition is an endorsement of DeepMap's unique vision, technology and people," said Ali Kani, vice president and general manager of Automotive at Nvidia, in a statement. "DeepMap is expected [...]
June 10, 2021
It's time for autonomous vehicle developers to blaze new trails. NVIDIA has agreed to acquire DeepMap, a startup dedicated to building high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles to navigate the world safely. "The acquisition is an endorsement of DeepMap's unique vision, technology and people," said Ali Kani, vice president and general manager of Automotive at NVIDIA. "DeepMap is expected to extend our mapping products, help us scale worldwide map operations and expand our full self-d...


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