Free App Puts the Power of 100 Million Traffic Reporters into the Palm of Your Hand
KIRKLAND, WA – MAY 22, 2012 – INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, introduces a new app for the iPhone and iPad that helps drivers take control of their commute and avoid traffic. INRIX Traffic helps cut the cost of gridlock with the following time-saving features:
· Your Fastest Routes to Home & Work: Drivers can easily decide which route is the best choice to get around today’s traffic. Only INRIX analyses the impact accidents, sporting events, concerts and other unique local events have on traffic to deliver the fastest routes with the least delay.
· Recommended Departure & Travel Times: The INRIX Traffic Forecast Slider shows drivers the best options for avoiding frustrating delays now and in the future.
· Share INRIX Arrival Times: Easily send your INRIX Arrival Time instantly to any contact with just a few taps.
· Personalised Traffic Alerts: Drivers can uniquely tune their app to only alert them to accidents and other incidents causing delays along their route.
“We’re putting 100 million traffic reporters into the palm of your hand,” said Kevin Foreman, INRIX Vice President of Consumer Applications. “Our latest release helps drivers never be late again.”
INRIX Traffic is powered by the same company relied on by leading global automakers like Audi, Ford and Toyota. INRIX covers more roads with greater accuracy than any other traffic service delivering time and fuel-saving insight to drivers for more than one million kilometres of motorways, dual carriageways, city streets and heavily travelled local roads in Europe. INRIX uniquely combines insights from the world’s largest community of more than 100 million daily drivers with hundreds of other sources to deliver insight accurate within 3 kph of actual traffic speeds under all driving conditions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
INRIX® is the largest global traffic intelligence platform in the world, delivering smart data and advanced analytics to solve transportation issues worldwide. INRIX crowd sources data daily from nearly 100 million vehicles and devices to deliver traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services, across six channels in 30 countries.
With more than 200 customers and partners including Audi, ADAC, ANWB, BMW, the BBC, Ford Motor Company, the I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft, NAVIGON, Nissan, O2, Tele Atlas, Telmap, Toyota and Vodafone, INRIX’s real-time traffic information and traffic forecasts help drivers save time every day. To experience the traffic technology revolution behind the next generation of transportation, navigation and location-based service applications, visit www.INRIX.com.
 Source: Vehicle Probe Project Benefits White Paper, August 2010 http://cot.ag/9QMzF2