Posts by Jim

Location Harmonization

As we enter Q4 of 2010, GEWI is pleased to report that despite challenging global economic conditions, the company is experiencing the best year in our 18 year history. Globally, connected vehicles/infrastructure is an emerging market, …

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TIC Supports GDF Map Data From Tele Atlas and NAVTEQ

TIC3 can be used to reference all objects to road network and areas. As a network digital map data in GDF 3.0 format from Tele Atlas and NAVTEQ can be used. TIC also features the capability to reference objects to multiple road networks, including ESRI shape files and custom networks.

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Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure

While many were enjoying their summer vacations, TIC customers received the 7th customer release of TIC on June 29th.

TIC3 is the 4th generation of the popular TIC software platform now used in over 125 projects from around the world.

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TIC for Vehicle Infrastructure Projects

In the US, the Vehicle to Infrastructure initiative is called IntelliDrive. In Europe, a similar project is underway called DIAMANT. This project involves dynamic information and applications for retaining mobility by using adaptive networks and telematics infrastrucure. TIC is used in this project to collect traffic events, link speed, variable message signs and roadwork from the road network. From the vehicle, TIC collects GPS position plus heading, speed and status of brakes, lights, and other systems.

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Denis Troian Joins GEWI Development Team

GEWI is pleased to welcome Denis Troian to the Product Development Team. Denis holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Sciences and specializes in software ergonomics and usability, and software localization. Prior to joining GEWI, Denis was a VB and C# developer at Fujitsu-Siemens.

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GEWI Global Business & Product Workshop

This September, GEWI will hold its annual business and product workshop. GEWI product development, customer projects, sales & marketing and business management teams will meet to discuss customer requirements, new markets, new technologies, and processes to improve GEWI products. The workshop also serves as a forum to improve overall GEWI business systems and processes.

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GEWI exhibited and attended TISA 2010 General Assembly

The Traveller Information Services Association, (TISA) Committee Meetings and General Assembly were held in Cologne (Germany) at the WDR exceptional “Funkhaus Wallrafplatz” venue on 22-23 June 2010. These events brought together all TISA Partners to summarize the association’s activities and achievements. GEWI has been an active member of TISA since it’s inception and is a member of the TPEG Applications Working Group (TAWG) and the TMC Location Table Release Team. In addition, GEWI participates in the Technical and Standards Committee, the Content and Service Committee and the Products Committee. At the Assembly, GEWI Europe’s CEO Hagen Geppert demonstrated how TIC can be used for TPEG: TPEG broadcast services, TPEG connected services, TPEG TEC, TPEG TFP, tpegML, TPEG binary and much more. BMT presented the TPEG Analyser version 3.0, demonstrating “TPEG ON AIR” together with Mediamobile/TDF and a TPEG test layout with the cooperation of Averna.

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TIC3 Product Feature: Speed Enforcement

Traffic enforcement data is the most recent data type that has been fully incorporated into TIC3. Traffic enforcement includes many elements including, type of enforcement, location, type of installation, maximum legal speed, reported by, and more. And, as with all TIC data types, it is a very simple process to add additional data elements to the Traffic Enforcement information type to provide maximum benefits to both the client and end user.

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TIC3 Feature: Collect GPS Data

The latest enhancement to TIC3 allows GEWI clients the ability to now collect GPS data from stand-alone GPS receivers or mobile devices with built-in GPS receivers, such as the iPhone. The collected traffic data can be shown on maps, but also to derive automatically traffic flow and traffic event data.

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SKODA Auto Signs TIC NavTest Agreement

GEWI is pleased to announce that SKODA Auto, part of the global Volkswagen (VW) group, is the latest auto manufacturer to use TIC NavTest for navigation testing. TIC NavTest is a software package used to construct data broadcasts in a test environment, typically when testing receivers and navigation systems.

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