TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

AMSTERDAM — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 28, 2014 — TomTom (TOM2) today announces it will enable even faster journeys for drivers by calculating routes based on actual weather conditions.

As well as providing precise traffic jam information, TomTom Traffic now warns drivers about upcoming slow moving traffic due to heavy rain or snow. By being better informed about the weather situation up ahead, drivers can now take smarter decisions about how to get to their destinations faster.

“By knowing the exact traffic situation across the entire road network we can calculate the quickest route to help people get to their destination faster.” said Ralf-Peter Schäfer, head of TomTom Traffic. “We know that bad weather is often unpredictable and can cause significant travel delays. Now, by factoring in the weather, we give drivers more advanced knowledge about the road ahead to make journeys faster and more predictable.”

TomTom is the first company to use real-time weather information to calculate routes and arrival times.

- Ends -

About TomTom

TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.

Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 4,000 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 37 countries.



Contact:

TomTom
For further Information:
Caroline Fisher, Public Relations
+31 (0) 611534349
Email Contact
or
Investor Relations:
Bisera Grubesic, Investor Relations Officer
+31 (0)20 757 5119
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Job Openings: Can EDA Predict the Future
More Editorial  
Jobs
Verification Engineer for Ambarella at Santa Clara, CA
Technical Support Engineer for EDA Careers at Freemont, CA
ASIC Design Engineer 2 for Ambarella at Santa Clara, CA
Engr, Elec Des 2 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Senior FPGA Designer for Fidus Electronic Product Development at Fremont, CA
Upcoming Events
CDNLive Silicon Valley 2017 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Apr 11 - 12, 2017
10th Anniversary of Cyber-Physical Systems Week at Pittsburgh, PA, USA PA - Apr 18 - 21, 2017
DVCon 2017 China, April 19, 2017, Parkyard Hotel Shanghai, China at Parkyard Hotel Shanghai Shanghai China - Apr 19, 2017
Zuken Innovation World 2017 at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
S2C: FPGA Base prototyping- Download white paper



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy