Posts by Jim

The Standards Issue

The end of a year is always time for reflection. The unfortunate loss of long-time colleague Andy Kristoffy has GEWI reflecting on his many years of service and contribution not just to GEWI, but to the entire ITS Industry.

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The Oversize/Overweight Issue

The safe routing of Oversized, Overweight Transport (OOT) is a global concern which requires accurate real-time information to avoid routing vehicles where real-world conditions conflict with the vehicle’s roadway requirements.

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GEWI and iCone Products Partner to Improve Safety with Real-Time Work Zone Information

GEWI and iCone Products are partnering to help travelers avoid and safely navigate road work projects by providing accurate and real-time travel information, which can be delivered directly to navigation devices through apps and in-car navigation systems.​

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The Cloud Issue

With 28 years in business, GEWI has been closely involved in the evolution of technology and a leader in the development of innovative solutions in the traffic and travel information market. Recently GEWI integrated Web Map Services (WMS) in the TIC product. Read more in this newsletter.

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The Stability Issue

TIC Connects With projects in 31 countries around the world, GEWI is experiencing firsthand the incredible challenges that our Customers, and their employees, are facing in every corner of the globe due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is ironic that by each of us staying apart, the global crisis is in fact bringing us all […]

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The Connected Issue

GEWI had selected the topic of “Connected” for this newsletter well in advance of the Coronavirus which is now impacting us all, bringing the realization of how very much connected the world has become. During this challenging time, GEWI is fully operational with staff working from home locations to support our global customers.

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The Weather Issue

2020 marks the beginning of GEWI’s 28th year in business and by all indicators will be extremely busy, especially in the areas of Work Zones and CAV. Read about a recent customer workshop on these topics held in Wolfsburg, Germany as well as GEWI’s visit to Silicon Valley and CES.

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GEWI Work Zone User Group Focuses on Automated Driving

In January 2020 GEWI hosted it’s seventh Work Zone user group since 2016. The group met in Wolfsburg, Germany which is the home to Volkswagen’s headquarters and the world’s largest automotive plant, and included representatives from several road agencies as well as Volkswagen. The focus of this meeting was to analyze the impact of automated driving (AD) on Work Zones.​

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GEWI Joins European Delegation to Silicon Valley and CES

GEWI North America CEO Jim O’Neill joined an ERTICO delegation with participants from the UK, Belgium, Denmark and Portugal to exchange information on the latest technology being developed, tested and implemented by public and private organizations in Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV), Smart Work Zones, Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and Smart Cities.

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The Data Exchange Issue

With the proliferation of data sources in both the public and private sectors, the collection, harmonization and exchange of this data is becoming an increasingly complex challenge.

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