KIRKLAND, Washington, July 16 --
- Crowd-sourced Data Improves Accuracy of Routing and Travel Times on over
420,000 Kilometers of Roadways across 6 Countries
INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic and navigation services, today
announced the availability of INRIX Historical Traffic Speeds for Europe.
Designed for use in routing and travel time applications for mobile and
vehicle-based navigation systems, INRIX Historical Traffic Speeds encompasses
accurate speed information for over 420,000 kilometers across roadway networks
in Germany, France, the U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg. Expanded
coverage for additional countries and roads across Western Europe will be
During the past several years, INRIX has aggressively built out pan-European
traffic coverage through significant product development and strategic
partnerships in key countries, said Bryan Mistele, INRIX president and CEO. With
our dominant market position secure in North America, we are now able to deliver
on traffic and navigation services throughout Europe, meeting the needs of our
customers for international solutions.
INRIX delivers the broadest and most accurate real-time traffic information
through its distinctive crowd-sourced traffic information network and data
fusion technologies. INRIX intelligently blends billions of real-time data
points from over one million GPS-enabled commercial and consumer devices and
traditional road sensor information.
The scale of our crowd-sourced network of speed data from GPS-enabled
commercial and consumer vehicles and devices, as well as our partnerships across
Europe, is driving the availability of new INRIX traffic services such as our
historical traffic speeds product, said Hans-Hendrik Puvogel, general manager of
INRIX Europe. We are excited about collaborating with automotive OEMs and mobile
navigation providers to provide innovative services for their next generation
traffic and navigation solutions.
INRIX customers have licensed INRIX Historical Traffic Speeds for Europe and
North America for integration with a wide variety of current and
soon-to-be-released applications including vehicle navigation systems, fleet and
logistics planning solutions, and portable navigation devices. INRIX Historical
Traffic Speeds for North America encompasses average speeds on nearly one
million miles of roadways across major freeways, highways, urban and rural
arterials and side streets in the U.S. and Canada.
INRIX(R) is the leading provider of accurate traffic and navigation services,
with over 80 customers and industry partners including the Ford Motor Company,
TomTom, MapQuest, Microsoft, TeleNav, I-95 Corridor Coalition, Tele Atlas,
deCarta, ITIS Holdings, TCS, Telmap, ANWB and ARC Europe. INRIX’s
strategic partnership with Clear Channel Radio and Total Traffic Network extends
the delivery of the highest quality data and broadest coverage available for
personal navigation, mapping, telematics and other location-based service
applications in the car, online and on mobile devices.
INRIX Traffic Services leverage sophisticated statistical analysis techniques,
originally developed by Microsoft Research, to aggregate and enhance
traffic-related information from hundreds of public and private sources,
including traditional road sensors and the company’s unique network of
over one million GPS-enabled vehicles and cellular probes. INRIX delivers
real-time and historical traffic information today for 8 countries across North
America and Europe. To experience the traffic technology revolution behind the
next generation of navigation and location-based service applications, visit
www.INRIX.com or follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/INRIX
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