Category Archives: TomTom

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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You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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What’s the best nav app in 2016 and New “Uber tab” added to Google Maps

Google adds ride-sharing tab to maps to enable more options, faster time to destination. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com When it comes to maps for travelers, Google is making a huge effort to provide lots of options and when it … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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TomTom Is Applying Its GPS Technology To Self-Driving Cars And Fitness Watches

From TechCrunch TomTom are answering one of the questions I’ve been asking about for a long time. What if I don’t want to take my phone, but I still want the GPS and other features when I go out for … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Arnold Schwarzenegger voices Waze as the Terminator – USA TODAY

Arnold Schwarzenegger talks exclusively about bringing his ‘Terminator Genisys’ voice to the Waze navigation app, a function users can select starting Monday. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.usatoday.com TomTom started it several years ago with a huge range of voices from … Continue reading

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Apple Maps Connect services branch out to Italy, Mexico, Switzerland

Baby boomers in business when they say they are not interested in today’s technology often mean they don’t get it. One of the things those people also may not be getting is willing customers who don’t know they are there when they are open to buy. Continue reading

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