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First In-Car Navigation System from Two Different Suppliers

5. July 2019

NDS enabled the successful Volkswagen MIB2 system (Discover Media) to be the first Volkswagen in-car navigation system developed and produced by two different suppliers. They use different navigation engines, but share the same maps for all global markets. Mapscape B.V. (part of NDS member NavInfo) has been able to deliver these maps with less development costs and risk for the entire project by using an interoperable map data standard. Furthermore, the Start of Production was ensured by relying on NDS stable specification as basis for the joint development. Later on, NDS helped to reduce the map production and validation costs for all map updates delivered to customers worldwide. 

Volkswagen MIB2 system
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