Posts in category GEWI Newsletters

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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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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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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The Analytics Issue

The new TIC Analytics product feature was added in the Q4/2016 software release. Read about this new feature and a profile of GEWI developer Thomas Rothe who is responsible for the analytics product feature as well as the new partnership between GEWI and Waze to provide off-the-shelf integration of Waze crowd-sourced data.

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The ITS World Congress – Wrong-Way Driver Issue

Wrong-way drivers are a dangerous issue for agencies worldwide and in this newsletter you can learn more about the GEWI commercial off-the-shelf solution to this problem. Also news about HERE’s addition of the TIC Camera feature and the launch of the new GEWI website.

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The Asset Management Issue

​When GEWI implemented the TIC Project feature in 2015, the original purpose was to support the TIC for Road Incident Management (RIM) solution. In the past year it has become evident that TIC Project can provide benefits to more solutions, including TIC for ITS Asset Management.

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The Safety Issue

Road safety is a global concern and GEWI’s TIC Software product has long been capable to be configured to assist in roadway safety.
TIC projects for road safety include the Hessen Mobil Local Hazard Warning (LHW) project, new features for heavy truck routing and enabling compliance with the EU Safety Message directive.

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The Spring ITS Conference Issue

In this issue, read about benefits provided by the new TIC Document feature and learn how TIC CONNECTS DOT’s and Broadcasters, GEWI conference schedule, and a look back more than 20 years to TMC Office which as the first version of what today is TIC3.

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The Connected Vehicle Issue

As GEWI approaches our 25th anniversary in 2017, we look back at the evolution of traffic technologies beginning with Alert A and C to RDS-TMC, through today’s environment of TPEG, connected devices, social media and Connected Vehicles (CV). Demonstration projects such as Local Hazard Warning (LHW) and VMS2DASH which have helped prepare the TIC Software for real-world projects such as pothole detection.

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The Work Zone Issue

​2015 marked GEWI’s 23rd year in business, and saw the addition of many major new features to the TIC Software. The year began with the deployment of TIC for Road Incident Management which included the new “Project” feature of TIC. TIC for Work Zones also benefits from the “Project” feature and saw many other recently released improvements for work zones.

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