TAG: TomTom

GPS.gov helps with wrong addresses on personal devices

October 12, 2017By
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Members of the public often turn to GPS World and Geospatial Solutions for help when their personal device gives them incorrect mapping information. GPS.gov has set up a page that points users to the correct place to report problems, by walking them through a series of steps. As our readers know, the problem isn’t with the satellites, but in the... read more

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TomTom extends multi-year deal with MapQuest

December 1, 2016By

TomTom has extended its the multi-year partnership with AOL Inc. to power its core mapping services for MapQuest, a subsidiary of AOL. In addition to providing access to TomTom’s extensive digital map database, across all digital platforms including MapQuest.com and its iOS and Android apps, and MapQuest for Business API solutions, the new deal now includes TomTom’s leading traffic solution.... read more

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TomTom completes move to next-generation map platform

February 8, 2016By

TomTom has completed its move to a new transactional-based mapmaking platform. The platform enables TomTom to continue delivering high-quality and up-to-date maps optimizing crowdsourced data alongside traditional mapmaking methods, in a step to bring real-time maps to customers. TomTom’s new transactional mapmaking platform improves efficiencies and minimizes the time between detecting changes in the real-world and updating the map on an end-user’s device. A change can pass... read more

TomTom Selected by University of Minnesota’s Accessibility Observatory

July 31, 2015By

TomTom’s map and traffic information have been chosen by the University of Minnesota’s Accessibility Observatory as part of a new national accessibility data set. TomTom will provide map and historical speed data to help analyze accessibility to jobs for driving and transit for metropolitan areas across the United States. For transit data, the Observatory is relying on open, public sources... read more

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TomTom MultiNet-R Speeds Maps to the Market

November 13, 2014By

TomTom is making available MultiNet-R, a new map format for business customers. MultiNet-R offers TomTom customers accurate and up-to-date maps that can be quickly integrated into their products, the company said. “With MultiNet-R, we leverage the strength of our new transactional mapmaking platform to bring customers the next generation in maps: real-time maps,” said Charles Cautley, managing director of TomTom Maps. “TomTom... read more

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TomTom Launches Speed Cameras Service in Brazil

March 13, 2014By

TomTom has today announced its speed cameras service is now available in Brazil. Drivers will benefit from up-to-date warnings of nearby fixed and red light cameras, as well as speed enforcement zones. Car manufacturers can integrate the service in their in-dash and mobile navigation systems, TomTom said. Backed by OpenLR* technology, TomTom is able to pinpoint more than 17,000 speed... read more

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TomTom Integrates Indoor Mapping with Micello Partnership

March 11, 2014By

TomTom has begun a strategic partnership with indoor-mapping company Micello Inc., extending its range of mapping products to include indoor venues. Integrating Micello’s maps and venue content gives TomTom’s business customers access to accurate pedestrian friendly indoor maps with points of interest data in venues worldwide. “The indoor mapping functionality means that step-by-step guidance can be integrated into daily life... read more

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TomTom Congestion Index shows that Moscow is the Most Congested City

April 5, 2013By
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TomTom announces its annual 2012 Congestion Index, a report comparing congestion levels in 2012 versus 2011 in 161 cities and across five continents. The Annual Congestion Index finds Moscow the most congested city. According to the announcement, on average, journey times in Moscow are 66% longer during non-congested periods when traffic is flowing freely, and 106% longer during morning rush... read more

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