Posts by Jim

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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GEWI Promotes Matthias Defée to Executive Director

Global traffic software leader GEWI Europe announces the elevation of Matthias Defée to the position of Executive Director. Defée joined GEWI as Product Manager in 2002 and over the years has advanced through the positions of Business Development Manager and since 2008, Director of Customer Projects, Worldwide.

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German public radio selects Gewi traffic news system

Traffic software developer Gewi has been selected by Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), a German public radio station for the state of Hesse, Frankfurt, to collect, create and aggregate traffic information to be broadcast on the HR stations which include five different radio formats. In addition, the traffic information is distributed to TV channels, internet platforms and […]

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