Category Archives: Route Optimisation

Solving the Traffic Jam Problem – Getting Cities Moving Again

I got pretty excited when I read the press release about Volkswagen getting together with D-Wave, using quantum computing to demonstrate real time traffic optimised routing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon which starts tomorrow. I wish I was … Continue reading

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Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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What are the Worst Cities in Australia and New Zealand for Traffic Congestion?

TomTom has just produced an update on their report on how long motorists spend stuck in traffic jams in Australia and New Zealand. When I first looked at the numbers I thought about commute time, but this is really about … Continue reading

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Buying a House? Get the New eBook Which Tells You How Using Location Based Maps and Apps (Read Time 2:00)

We all know buying a house is stressful. Get it right and you can own your dream home, get it wrong and the dream could be a nightmare. It’s all about Location as Luigi Cappel explains in his new Kindle … Continue reading

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In The World: Mapping the logistics of megacities – MIT News

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere In The World: Mapping the logistics of megacities MIT News As they stood on sidewalks recording each delivery truck, cart or bicycle making deliveries in a one-square-kilometer area of the city, the students … Continue reading

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6 Tips and a Deep Dive into Buying a House using Location Based Services (Read Time 1:48)

Buying a house, especially one that will be your future home is stressful, time consuming and confusing. Everyone has an agenda and it isn’t necessarily in your best interest. There are some great tools and some great people in the … Continue reading

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Have You Tried The New Barfoot and Thompson iPad Real Estate App?

Barfoot & Thompson have a new (well relatively new) iPad application out to help people find their next house in New Zealand. It is crisp and clean and has some very nice features. It’s been selected as a finalist in … Continue reading

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