Posts by Jim

GEWI Returns to Rathmansdorf to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in Business

In September of 1992, Hagen Geppert and Dr. Karl Will combined their technical and engineering skills and founded GEWI, opening their first office in Rathmansdorf, Germany. The company name GEWI was created by using the first two letters of each of the partner’s family names. GEWI originally designed programmable hardware for global television manufacturers such […]

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The Public Transport Events Issue

For 25 years, GEWI has been a leader in shaping the protocols and solutions now used worldwide in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). In fact, ITS is a term that didn’t even exist when GEWI was founded in 1992.

Today, there is a lot of talk about Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and GEWI continues the evolution of the TIC software to enable this vision, as well as many other transportation solutions. Read more about TIC for Public Transit Events in this newsletter along with the new Waze feature to report on broken traffic lights and how GEWI can create repair/response projects along with traffic information using TIC for Road Incident Management.

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GEWI Summer Employee Event Gets Adrenaline Pumping

​In GEWI’s 25 year history the company has held many enjoyable summertime events for employees, but by all accounts the 2017 event was the most thrilling experience yet.

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The Traffic News Issue

​When GEWI was founded in 1992, radio traffic news was a primary source of information for drivers. Over the past decade digital sources used for in-vehicle navigation and Smartphone apps have become increasingly popular and TIC has continually added Product Features to keep pace with technologies such as RDS-TMC, TPEG, connected vehicles and crowd sourced data.

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GEWI to Demonstrate Work Zone and Waze Solution at ITS EU & ITS AP

Organizations looking to collect Smart Work Zone data or integrate Waze data into their Traffic Operations Centers have new features available in GEWI’s TIC Software which can be seen at the upcoming ITS Europe conference in Strasbourg France and ITS Asia Pacific in Hong Kong.

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The Work Zone Issue

In many parts of the world it is said there are two seasons; winter and road construction. With the arrival of Spring that “second season” is upon us and given the new Work Zone features of GEWI’s TIC Software, Work Zone seemed a timely topic for this newsletter.

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GEWI uses Waze data to initiate pothole repair projects

GEWI has announced a new component for its TIC software which will collect Waze data and automatically take action based on the specific event type and subtype, enabling the software to automatically create road repair projects based on user-generated pothole reports from Waze. The process uses the project feature of the software, which allows the […]

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GEWI Automates Pothole Repair Projects Using Waze Data

GEWI recently completed work on a component for the TIC Software which will collect Waze data and automatically take actions based on the specific Event type and Subtype including the ability for the TIC Software to automatically create road repair projects based on user-generated pothole reports from Waze.

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The Waze Issue

Much has changed in the world of traffic and technology since GEWI opened its doors in 1992. One of the transformational trends globally is crowd-sourced data such as provided by Waze and other organizations creating traffic flow and incidents from user generated content.

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GEWI Launches Traffic News System for German Public Radio Stations

In July 2016, GEWI was selected after a public bid process to provide a traffic news system for Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), a Germany Public Radio station for the German state of Hesse, based in Frankfurt. HR is a member of the European Broadcast Union (EBU) which includes organizations such as the BBC, as well as […]

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