Maxar Wins HERE Technologies’ Americas Region Most Innovative Supplier Award and Renews Satellite Imagery Contract
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2019 — Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced it won the 2019 Americas Region Most Innovative Supplier Award from HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform services. Additionally, HERE renewed its satellite imagery contract with Maxar for the global production of HERE’s in-car navigation maps.
HERE, a major optical imagery customer since 2015, will leverage Maxar’s imagery products, specifically Vivid and Metro mosaics, to provide accurate and up-to-date maps for their customers. HERE location technology is utilized across industries and approximately 4 out of 5 vehicles with embedded navigation systems sold in North America and Western Europe are equipped with HERE map data on board. Maxar’s Vivid and Metro products provide high-quality satellite image layers updated annually with industry-leading 50 cm resolution coverage globally and 30 cm resolution coverage of major cities around the world.
HERE will also incorporate these global maps, derived 2D and 3D features and location intelligence information into their autonomous vehicle program and other mapping applications across many customer segments. Maxar’s imagery will provide...