Ushr Inc., creator of high-definition (HD) mapping technology and software for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, was named a GM Innovation Award winner during General Motors’ 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. GM’s Innovation Award recognizes the top suppliers among thousands of global contenders who introduced innovations that benefit customers.
Ushr was named one of four 2017 Innovation Award winners. With the implementation of its precision HD map platform in the new Cadillac Super Cruise™ hands-free highway-driving system, Ushr became the first-to-market provider of HD mapping technology in an OEM production vehicle. Using high precision LiDAR and camera technology, Ushr has mapped every mile of limited-access highway in the U.S. and Canada.