OECON project partner at EDDY: ITS research project on dynamic map data

2.5 million euros for EDDY: ITS research project on dynamic map data launched

In November, the three-year research and development project EDDY (European Digital Dynamic Mapping) was launched under the leadership of the Authority for Transport and Mobility Transition (BVM), which is working with six partners from research and SMEs as well as other major European cities to develop standards for openly accessible high-resolution dynamic map data. Until now, such maps have been the property of major navigation services. EDDY now provides the basis for cities, municipalities and local authorities to make the data themselves available in an urban dynamic map in a public domain-oriented manner.

High-resolution, dynamic maps are needed to guide urban traffic, for example in route finding, especially on routes with road works. The goal is to reduce emissions, protect vulnerable road users, and enable higher levels of automated driving. The project partners can use specially equipped vehicles to test the use cases on the Hamburg Test Track for Automated and Connected Driving (TAVF).

In the course of the project, static (traffic signs, road works, etc.) and dynamic map data (weather, traffic situation, etc.) are processed and made available via the Urban Data Platform on the Internet and via the infrastructure using WLAN-based ITS-G5 communication. Cooperation with other major European cities ensures the use of defined standards and the transferability of the results. The collected static and dynamic data as well as technical and legal specifications are made available to stakeholders from research, business and administration in an Urban Dynamic Map.

Project partners

About the BMVI's mFUND funding program

As part of the mFUND funding program, the BMVI has been supporting research and development projects related to data-based digital innovations for Mobility 4.0 since 2016. Project funding is supplemented by active professional networking between stakeholders from politics, industry, administration and research and the provision of open data on the mCLOUD portal. Further information can be found at www.mfund.de.

Contact for media queries

Press Office Authority for Transport and Mobility Change
Dennis Heinert
Telefon: +49 40 42841 3211
E-Mail: pressestelle@bvm.hamburg.de


picture source: LGV Hamburg

EDDY is funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure with 2,585,406 euros as part of the mFUND innovation initiative.

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