Extended agreement features INRIX real-time traffic information, fuel prices, and enhanced incident alerts
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 23 - INRIX®, the leading provider of traffic flow information in the U.S., in partnership with TomTom, the world's largest navigation solutions provider, today announced an agreement to provide INRIX traffic and fuel pricing services for TomTom portable navigation devices via TomTom PLUS in the US.
TomTom previously announced this month its TomTom Fuel Prices Services, provided by OPIS via INRIX, and will be available in Q1 2008 for $14.95 per year for TomTom GO 920 and GO 920T users.
INRIX enhanced traffic incidents along with real-time fuel pricing will be available on TomTom's portable navigation devices. Users only need a compatible GPRS-enabled mobile phone and a TomTom device to use TomTom Traffic and TomTom Fuel Prices services. INRIX currently provides its real-time traffic flow data for several popular TomTom navigation device models.
"INRIX is extremely pleased to expand our partnership with TomTom," said Bryan Mistele, president and CEO of INRIX. "Soon, TomTom users can gain access to reliable and accurate traffic and fuel information available over the broadest coverage of roadways in the U.S. to make their commutes even more efficient."
INRIX® is the leading provider of accurate real time, historical and predictive traffic information nationwide, providing over 40 industry partners and customers including Tom Tom, Microsoft, TeleNav, Clear Channel Radio's Total Traffic Network, deCarta, Tele Atlas, TCS, Telmap and others with the highest quality data and broadest coverage available for personal navigation, mapping, and other location-based service applications in the car, online and on mobile devices.
INRIX Traffic Services leverage sophisticated statistical analysis techniques, originally developed by Microsoft Research, to aggregate and enhance traffic-related information from hundreds of public and private sources, going well beyond the limitations of static road sensor networks, historical-based models and cellular data aggregators, to offer customers the most sophisticated understanding of the unique system-wide traffic patterns in each metropolitan area. Additionally, INRIX offers real-time for 105 markets and incident data for 122 markets across the country through its partnership with Clear Channel Radio's Total Traffic Network. To experience the traffic technology revolution behind the next generation of navigation and location-based service applications, visit http://www.inrix.com/.
K. Michele Large of INRIX
Web site: http://www.inrix.com/