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The ITS America / ITS Canada Issue

Conference season is officially underway with GEWI exhibiting at ITS America 4-7 June in Detroit followed by ITS Canada in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
At ITS America, GEWI, HERE Technologies and iCone combined products to demonstrate an In-Vehicle Smart Work Zone Alert intended to increase safety in Work Zones.

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TIC Alternative Route Feature Assists in Work Zones and Incident Response

GEWI’s TIC Software includes a dynamic “Alternative Navigation Route” feature which automatically displays routes that will be suggested to a driver using a navigation device. This feature provides operators at Traffic Management Centers with a powerful tool when planning work zones, or preparing to respond to an incident.

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TIC Traffic Flow Feature Benefits Work Zone Planning and Operations

The accuracy of traffic flow data has increased significantly over the past years, as more location data is available through phones, applications, and even the vehicles themselves. Traffic flow information is an extremely useful tool for traffic center operators to verify the impact of an event of an incident.

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GEWI to Power In-Vehicle Smart Work Zone Warning Demo at ITS America

Safety in Work Zones is a significant problem worldwide. The main cause for Work Zone crashes is drivers being unaware of the approaching hazard. An off-the-shelf solution is now available and will be demonstrated by GEWI, HERE, and iCone at the upcoming ITS America conference 4-7 June, in Detroit Michigan.

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The Customer Issue

Customer feedback has been driving the GEWI product development process since the company was founded in 1992. Feedback is so important to the evolution of the TIC Software product that it has been added as a product feature available to every TIC user.

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GEWI User Group Workshop Series Underway for 2018

​​The first of several GEWI User Group Workshops was held 13-14 March at GEWI’s new office in Leipzig Germany for customers of the TIC for Radio News Solution. While other GEWI Workshops are organized by GEWI, this is organized by the public radio stations in Germany and Switzerland who use TIC Software for Traffic News.

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GEWI and iCone Announce Off-the-Shelf Smart Work Zone Solution

Following GEWI’s successful Smart Work Zone to Navigation implementation in Germany, GEWI and iCone have announced a similar program for North America which will also be available worldwide in the near future as a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution.

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GEWI to Demonstrate Work Zone Management at DATEX II Forum

​Rainer Klockman, GEWI’s Director, Product Development will be attending the DATEX II Forum in on 23-24 May at the head office of Rijkswaterstaat in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Rainer will be demonstrating GEWI’s solution “TIC for Work Zones” in the DATEX Implementation Area of the conference. His demonstration will focus on improving Work Zone Management by connecting vehicles and data.

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​​Intelematics Australia Upgrades to TIC3 for Australia and New Zealand Traffic Services

GEWI software has been powering Intelematics Australia’s (IA), broadcast traffic service since 2007, but in March of 2018, (IA) upgraded to TIC3, the latest generation of the TIC Software Product. The RDS-TMC traffic service broadcasts to over 20 regions including all Australian State Capital cities, major regional cities and the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

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Smart Work Zone Project Powered by GEWI’s TIC Software

​​On 05 March, 2018 in Saxony-Anhalt Germany a system for warning drivers of upcoming Work Zones on motorways was put into operation. The warning message is generated by the Work Zone equipment, which can be an arrow trailer, crash truck, or other device.

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