Posts in category GEWI Newsletters

The Government Customer Issue

In Europe, we profile the Danish Road Directorate (DRD, a government DOT) who have purchased and continuously used TIC since 2006. The DRD have recently started testing and will soon be using TIC’s new Road Incident Management (RIM) features available in the latest generation TIC3.

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The Navigation Issue

​As navigation devices have advanced, so have the features of GEWI’s TIC software product to process the additional data types. At the recent ITS World Congress in Detroit, GEWI and BMW provided a technology demonstration called VMS2DASH which brings the information from VMS signs to the dashboard of the vehicle.

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The ITS World Congress Issue

​ITS World Congress in Detroit is just a few weeks away and in addition to the GEWI stand in the exhibit hall, GEWI and BMW will be exhibiting in the Technology Showcase area giving visitors an opportunity to take a demonstration ride and experience the VMS2Dash connected vehicle demonstration. GEWI will also be presenting at World Congress in a session on TPEG Traffic Services Worldwide.

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The Traffic and Travel Event Issue

When GEWI was founded in 1992, traffic and travel event (TTE) information was at the center of GEWI’s first hardware and software products. In 1997 the focus switched to its TIC software with the mission to provide a flexible commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution for TTE information which could be used by many customers worldwide.

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The Navigation Issue

A typical industry problem is harmonizing data from multiple sources, especially when different location referencing systems, methods, and versions are used. GEWI solved this problem by developing a common location referencing system at the heart of TIC.

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The Traffic Flow Issue

Today there are many systems which create flow data from cell phones, probe vehicles, road sensors such as Bluetooth or radar, camera generated data and more. TIC can collect any version of the flow data from such third party systems and then fuse, merge, and harmonize with other data or systems, and distribute the results.

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The Performance Issue

Performance is a concern whether in the context of systems, people or products, in both the public and private sector. From the old business saying “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” the new TIC Real-Time Statistics product feature now provides those important measurements needed for performance indicators.

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The Mobile Issue

​Now available in the Apple app store, the TIC Smart Client for iPad, provides the ability to create precisely referenced, accurate traffic and travel information from the scene of the incident. This data can then be quickly delivered to the traveler.

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The Emergency Issue

Stability is a word that can be used to describe both the TIC product and GEWI’s available product development resources. 2013 marks the 20th year of service for Holger Kuske, GEWI’s first employee. Holger is responsible for the data modeling needed when developing new data types for new services such as emergency information.

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The Work Zone Issue

GEWI has developed advanced features in TIC for dealing with complex work zone projects. TIC will be used in Hessen Germany for harmonized capture of work zone data on highways, federal roads and rural roads from multiple government agencies.

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