A solution to the problem is to use the license-free OpenLR, which acts as a translator or converter between two different maps. The OpenLR standard has been developed by TomTom as a method to encode, transmit and decode location data, irrespective of the digital road network used. At the meeting in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, organizations from the navigation, automotive, device and location based services (LBS) industries discussed he implementation of OpenLR. Several industry experts presented on a variety of topics and projects, including acquisition of public data, TPEG implementation, and methods to increase the success rate of accurately matching between different maps. The success rate is already good, with successful matching in 96.8% of cases between TomTom and HERE maps.
Published in Traffic Technology Today.com