TomTom GO Navigation Now Has Essential Trucking Features | TomTom Blog
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TomTom GO Navigation now has essential trucking features, here's what truckers like about it

Earlier this month, TomTom rolled out a bunch of new features for its specialist subscription-based navigation app, TomTom GO Navigation. These features will see the app become more useful to truckers and delivery drivers. But why are the special features so important to truckers? We spoke to some to find out.
Oct 03, 2022·5 mins read
Making Roads Safer with Jam Tail Warnings | TomTom Blog
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Helping drivers 'see' further with Jam Tail Warnings

The incremental introduction of vehicle safety technologies has had a dramatic and positive impact on road safety. However, in recent years, progress has stalled. We’re no longer reducing road fatalities at the rate we once were. Something needs to be done and location-based tech is offering one possible solution.
Sep 01, 2022·8 mins read
Navigation SDK Solutions for Fleet Management and Developers | TomTom Blog
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Navigation SDK: Powering developers and drivers for fleet and logistics

TomTom has been at the forefront of digital mapping and navigation since it entered the market over 30 years ago. The company’s mapping solutions have powered some of the world’s biggest and most-loved applications. Now, companies and developers can access the same market-leading turn-by-turn navigation with TomTom’s new Navigation SDK for Mobile.
Jun 22, 2022·4 mins read
TomTom AmiGO Launches a Special Mode for Deaf Drivers | TomTom Blog
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TomTom AmiGO launches a special mode for deaf drivers

Today, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, TomTom is rolling out a new feature in its free navigation app designed to make navigating while driving a whole lot easier for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
May 19, 2022·2 mins read
AmiGO Hearing Impaired Mode - Navigating Without Sound | TomTom Blog
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Enhanced Visual Cues for deaf drivers: Navigating without sound

Navigation apps are filled with options. We can change orientation, zoom level, use audible alerts and more, but what is there for deaf drivers? According to the WHO's projections, there will be close to 700 million individuals that will need hearing rehabilitation due to severe loss of hearing by 2050. Such numbers suggest we need deaf-friendly navigation.
May 19, 2022·8 mins read
Virtual Horizon Online - ISA Legislation | TomTom Blog
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Virtual Horizon Online is the newest and quickest path to ISA compliance

From July 2022, all new vehicles brought to market in the EU must be equipped with an Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) system. For vehicles to pass type approval, they must reference speed limit data from both cameras and digital maps. Although this presents a challenge for carmakers, thankfully there are plenty of solutions available.
Feb 22, 2022·2 mins read
AmiGO Personalization Options | TomTom
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Get to your next destination faster with personalized searches in AmiGO

TomTom’s driving companion app, AmiGO, is constantly evolving, and the company is continually working on new features suggested by the community. One of the latest to be rolled out to the app is vehicle personalization. It helps you get to your destination faster with personalized searches.
Jan 13, 2022·4 mins read
How to Make ETAs Accurate for Your Business | TomTom Blog
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How to make ETAs accurate for your business

On September 30, we hosted a webinar dedicated to unboxing the technology behind estimated time of arrival, commonly known as ETAs. Read on to find out about the key topics we covered!
Nov 04, 2021·4 mins read
How to See Contact's Address in Amigo App | TomTom Blog
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Never lose your way to a friend’s house again

Have you ever struggled to find the way to your friend's house? It’s dark and all the roads look different to how they did during the day and you can't remember their exact address to put into your sat nav.
Oct 28, 2021·3 mins read
How is using an API different from licensing data | TomTom Blog
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How is using an API different from licensing data

Because the needs of location-powered apps are so varied and diverse, the goal of this new article series is to unbox the products, services, and information which are all built on and powered by our Map Data at TomTom. This series is applicable to anyone in the location services space who is looking to place key mapping services behind their product, with the idea being to inspire you to build bigger and better solutions to the world’s mobility challenges.
Oct 28, 2021·5 mins read
Deconstructing Traffic and the Power of Predictive Traffic | TomTom Blog
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Deconstructing traffic and the power of prediction for mobility and on-demand

Knowing about traffic flow and density is important to on-demand platforms, but it’s just one ingredient of a full mapping suite. Successful applications in this space take advantage of traffic data alongside many other mapping features to ensure the best possible experience for users.
Oct 14, 2021·7 mins read
The Secret to Designing Great In-car User Experiences | TomTom Blog
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Informing without overwhelming, the secret to designing great in-car user experiences

Alongside drivetrain electrification there’s another trend growing in the car world: screens. In cars of the future, there will be more display real-estate on the dashboard than ever before. But what are we supposed to do with all that display space? More importantly, how do we use these screens to improve how we inform the driver, without overwhelming them to the point of distraction?
Oct 13, 2021·5 mins read
Safer roads in Southern Africa | TomTom Blog
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Safer roads in Southern Africa thanks to MAPIT’s ISA and TomTom ADAS Map

Speed is a critical factor when it comes to road accidents and road safety. Governments are moving quickly to improve road safety across Europe, and globally, by implementing legislation requiring all new vehicles to be fitted with Intelligent Speed Assistant (ISA) technology. In Europe, ISA will be mandatory for type approval for all new cars starting July 2022.
Oct 06, 2021·4 mins read
3 Ways to Excel at Predicting Traffic Incidents | TomTom Blog
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3 ways to excel at predicting traffic incidents

We rarely pause to think about how navigation apps in our cars and phones find the best route and travel time to our destination. Routing has become so ubiquitous in modern life that we don’t even think about it. Despite expecting the highest levels of accuracy, we never really “look under the hood” to appreciate the complexity of the algorithms that make it possible.
Sep 21, 2021·6 mins read
The ETA Conundrum | TomTom Blog
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The ETA conundrum

We rely on estimated times of arrival (ETAs) now more than ever. Whether we’re waiting on a package, food delivery or taxi ride, an accurate ETA is essential. The problem with ETAs is that they are hard to calculate accurately – and this can lead to both dissatisfied customers and disgruntled drivers. So, how can this be solved?
Sep 16, 2021·6 mins read
AmiGo App – Free GPS Navigation | TomTom Blog | TomTom Blog
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People-powered navigation: Making everyday drives smoother with the AmiGO app

The best journeys are made together – and when you go with TomTom navigation apps, you go with the power of half a billion drivers. Read on to learn how the AmiGO app uses real-time community updates – plus online routing, live traffic info and speed camera alerts – to get people where they’re going faster and safer.
Jul 29, 2021·3 mins read
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