How TomTom Data Helps Autobahn GmbH Make German Roads Safer | TomTom Blog
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Helping Autobahn GmbH ensure safe and efficient transport on German roads

It’s the mission and responsibility of road authorities in Germany to ensure people can travel safely and efficiently throughout the country’s major road network. This responsibility is handled by regional traffic management teams. Last year a new agency, Autobahn GmbH, was formed to provide centralized oversight covering the various regional entities. Through the Autobahn project, German transport authorities turned to PTV Group and TomTom for the data and tools needed to transform safety on German roads.
Sep 15, 2022·4 mins read
Unlock Business Insights with Traffic Data and Spatial Analysis | TomTom
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Unlock business insights with traffic data and spatial analysis

Spatial analysis is a process where challenges are modeled geographically. These challenges might include evaluating the geographic suitability of locations for site selection, financial investment or transportation infrastructure upgrades. Results of this analysis are computer processed, allowing us to explore the world in a new way. Every business and government body relies on understanding location, so having the best knowledge possible about places is incredibly valuable. From parcel delivery to on-demand food distribution to safe and efficient road travel, knowing the location of origin, destination, and all points in between is crucial.
Jun 07, 2022·3 mins read
How Melissa Data is Getting Locations Right | TomTom Blog
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How Melissa Data is getting locations right

We see time after time how location data is important to business success. But what happens if location listings are wrong? People can't find the restaurant at the address you provide. Your packages end up getting delivered to your neighbor. Your taxi driver can't find your pickup point. For over 35 years, Melissa Data has been verifying address data, helping to ensure that restaurants are found, packages are delivered properly, and on-demand drivers find their passengers.
Jun 02, 2022·3 mins read
How Partnerships Are Essential for a Sustainable Future | TomTom
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Going green together – How partnerships are essential for a sustainable future

We’re all about solving what matters at TomTom – sustainable development is one of the most significant issues we face today. So, in honor of Earth Day on April 22, we’re looking back at a recent webinar in which we explored a solution: partnerships. Specifically, how can we all work together and contribute towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal 11 for sustainable cities and communities.
May 25, 2022·4 mins read
How Location Data Can Help Emergency Responders | TomTom Blog
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How location data can help emergency responders get to incidents quicker and save more lives

In the world of public safety and emergency response, every second matters when it comes to saving lives. Having ready access to fire and ambulance services is vital to this mission. The challenge of traffic and negotiating congestion to get to the scene of an emergency is ever present. But with ever-rising costs and continued budget cuts, there’s the additional problem that not every agency can afford the additional fire stations, safety vehicles and emergency personnel needed to quickly get to the scene of incidents all over town.
Apr 25, 2022·6 mins read
Connected Cars and Data Sharing | TomTom Blog
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Connected cars are creating a costly data problem, this company thinks it has a solution

The internet is ubiquitous in the built-up world these days. Everything from our smartphones and computers to our fridges and light bulbs are connected to the web. Even items that live outside our homes, like our cars, are now “connected”. On one hand, this abundant connectivity is bringing us the cars of the future, but it’s also bringing a costly problem with it: data.
Feb 25, 2022·11 mins read
Innovactory Smart Mobility Solutions | TomTom Blog
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How Innovactory apps streamline and facilitate daily commutes, frequent trips and journeys

As the world slowly begins to embrace a “new normal” and workers return to the office, there’s been an obvious uptick in traffic on the roadways. More cars on the road means traffic congestion, jams and safety concerns are back. Drive times, pollution and traveler anxiety are also increasing. It looks like we’ll be back to spending 35 hours per year in traffic jams and 100 hours per year searching for parking.
Feb 22, 2022·5 mins read
How Augmented Reality Creates a Seamless Driving Experience | TomTom Blog
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How augmented reality creates a seamless driving experience

The automotive industry is constantly evolving and developing new technology to make driving a more intuitive and enjoyable experience. If current trends are any indication, augmented reality (AR) could be the next big thing to help car manufacturers create the next generation of innovative navigation solutions that bring human-like perception to vehicles.
Dec 14, 2021·5 mins read
LOOP is Revolutionizing Auto Insurance with Location Data | TomTom Blog
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LOOP is revolutionizing auto insurance with location data

When it comes to auto insurance, drivers are looking for providers that offer reasonable rates based on fair estimates of risk, but classic insurance models don’t always allow for this. LOOP thinks there is a better way. It uses location data to understand driver behavior and road risk, and offer individualized and fair premiums.
Dec 09, 2021·4 mins read
How WowTruck Maximizes Efficiency of Fleet Tracking and Delivery | TomTom Blog
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How WowTruck maximizes efficiency of fleet tracking and delivery

In the world of fleet management, there are two big jobs. The first is to maximize the amount of time a fleet driver spends on the road with a fully loaded trailer. The second is maintaining visibility of fleet assets.
Nov 18, 2021·5 mins read
Chalo Improves ETA Accuracy Using TomTom Location Data | TomTom Blog
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How Chalo redefines bus travel in India using location technology

People living in India rely on mass transit to get around. But for those that live outside the 3 major Indian cities, mass transit options are limited to buses, which are inefficient.
Nov 11, 2021·4 mins read
TomTom and Aisin team up to accelerate ISA compliance | TomTom Blog
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TomTom and Aisin team up to accelerate Intelligent Speed Assistance compliance

The automotive industry in Europe is preparing for the Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) legislation, which comes into effect in July 2022. Every new vehicle in the EU must include ISA per July 2024.
Nov 04, 2021·3 mins read
Smarter Paratransit Solutions Using Location Data | TomTom Blog
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Smarter paratransit solutions using location data

You book a ride with your city’s paratransit service to get to an important appointment. You get an update from its app telling you you’ll be picked up 15 minutes early to ensure you get there on time. This happens all the time, but have you ever thought about what goes into providing you with instant, real-time pick-up and drop off times?
Sep 08, 2021·5 mins read
TomTom's Location Data for Business Decisions | TomTom Blog
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Intelligent location data: The foundation for smarter business decisions

The concept of location is critical in virtually all aspects of business. Insurance companies rely on knowing the location of their insured properties to assess risk. Retailers look for location insights to know where their target customers are, so they know the best place for their next franchise.
Aug 23, 2021·4 mins read
Affectiva and TomTom’s Collaboration on Driver Drowsiness | TomTom Blog
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Artificial intelligence is trying to take drowsy drivers off our roads and into a rest area

Drowsy drivers are one of the biggest dangers on the road. Unlike hazards, complex junctions and erratic drivers, they’re not easy to spot. In many cases, drivers are not aware they’re so tired and should take a break. However, thanks to a collaboration between AI developers Affectiva and TomTom, tired drivers on our roads could become a thing of the past.
Jul 29, 2021·5 mins read
Loop reimagines car insurance to offer fair pricing | TomTom Blog
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Loop reimagines car insurance to offer fair and transparent pricing

Earlier today, TomTom announced a collaboration with Loop, a new kind of startup that’s looking to change the way we insure our cars. Not only is this potentially great news for car drivers in the US, it highlights how using traffic information, maps, and speed data is enabling us to rethink centuries old business models.
Jul 14, 2021·2 mins read
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