TAG: INRIX

New INRIX Service Helps Drivers Find Parking

June 5, 2015By
Visualization showing INRIX On-Street parking occupancy by block for key neighborhoods in downtown San Francisco. Color coded bars indicate probability of open street parking ranging from green (lots of spaces) to red (not likely to have an open space).

Everyone who has ever been frustrated circling the block in search of parking has wished for a solution that could quickly lead them to that elusive spot. INRIX is launching a new service aimed at addressing this problem by helping drivers quickly find on-street parking. BMW will be the first automaker to include the service for its cars, in its ConnectedDrive autos. INRIX On-Street Parking... read more

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Crowdsourcing Indoor Positioning, Connected Vehicle News

May 27, 2015By

One of the marvels of the decade is crowdsourcing. This month I look at crowdsourcing for indoor-location positioning and report findings on GPS in smartphones that provide reliable earthquake warnings. Google has had some issues with mapping crowdsourcing, leading to the temporary suspension of Map Maker. If Google can’t block inappropriate content, it does give pause. Next, I look at... read more

Pitney Bowes, INRIX Join on Location Intelligence for Traffic

April 15, 2014By

Pitney Bowes Inc. has entered into a multi-year partnership with INRIX, Inc., provider of traffic information and driver services, to deliver advanced location intelligence solutions through the company’s traffic intelligence platform. By integrating location capabilities with traffic analysis, INRIX and Pitney Bowes will enhance the driving experience of today’s connected drivers, the companies said. By delivering this information through INRIX’s... read more

Missing Plane, New Mapping Abilities, and GPS Jamming

March 25, 2014By

As the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 riveted our attention, many sprang into action. More than two million volunteers scoured online satellite images for signs of the plane via Tomnod, a crowdsourcing project of DigitalGlobe. Volunteers like Robert Wilkinson are asked to view satellite photos and tag any signs of wreckage, rafts, oil spills and other objects that may... read more

Audi Adds INRIX Park Service Globally

June 13, 2013By

Drivers looking for parking account for up to a third of all traffic in major cities, according to INRIX, a provider of traffic information, directions, driver services, apps, and tools to car makers and other businesses. The company’s proudct Park Service provides drivers with continuously updated pricing, hours, and availability information for participating off-street parking locations in North America and... read more

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New INRIX Traffic App for iPhone and iPad Helps Drivers Avoid Gridlock

May 22, 2012By

New INRIX Traffic App for iPhone and iPad Gets Drivers Out of GridlockINRIX, a provider of traffic information and driver services, has introduced a new app for the iPhone and iPad that helps drivers take control of their commute and avoid traffic. Drivers can easily decide which route is the best choice to get around traffic, as the app analyses the effect accidents, sporting events, concerts, and other events have on traffic to deliver the fastest routes with the least delay. read more

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Telmap Selects INRIX Traffic Information for Mobile Location Companion Service

November 1, 2011By

Telmap announced that Telmap will use INRIX’s real-time, historical and predictive traffic information in its Mobile Location Companion service worldwide. read more

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INRIX Expands the Largest Traffic Network in Europe

July 28, 2010By

INRIX announced it has expanded its European real-time traffic coverage to 18 countries making it the largest traffic network in Europe. read more

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