Why this Brooklyn startup is continuously making 3D maps of the entire city

If autonomous vehicles are to roam the streets one day, it will be because of the mapping work of companies like Carmera.

One of the companies revolutionizing the way people and machines will use maps in the future is based here in Brooklyn, and they just raised a truckload of money. … With the $6 million raise, Carmera is the largest company in Brooklyn working in the autonomous vehicle space. Ro said the decision to remain in Brooklyn, rather than decamp for Manhattan or Silicon Valley, was deliberate. Carmera is currently based at the Digital Future Lab in Dumbo run by NYU Tandon.

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