Mapillary Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

TIANJIN, CHINA–(Marketwired – Jun 27, 2016) – Mapillary, the Sweden-based photomapping startup, was today awarded as one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers, a selection of the world’s most innovative companies. Mapillary creates street-level photomaps of the world by stitching together crowdsourced images with computer vision. The company also employs machine learning capabilities to recognize objects like street signs in photos in order to extract data for urban planning and other uses. Mapillary was chosen by a professional jury among hundreds of candidates as one of the 30 selected companies. Thanks to its selection, it will have access to an influential and sought-after business and political network worldwide. “We welcome Mapillary in this group of extraordinary pioneers,” said Fulvia Montresor, Head of Technology Pioneers at the World Economic Forum.…


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