|Motorola adds Traffic.com to VIAMOTO nav solution|
Posted: 29-Aug-2005 [Source: Traffic.com]
[Traffic.com's real-time traffic updates added to Motorola's VIAMOTO navigation solution available on select GPS-enabled phones.]
Wayne, PA -- Traffic.com, Inc., a leader in traffic data collection and reporting, today announced that Motorola, Inc. has added Traffic.com's real-time traffic updates to its award-winning VIAMOTO navigation solution.
Motorola's VIAMOTO solution provides on-the-go consumers with an easy-to-use, accurate resource for directions and now, traffic information in major cities. With a simple push of a button on a GPS-enabled mobile device with VIAMOTO software, travelers can receive detailed, up-to-the-minute information on traffic congestion, construction, accidents, or incidents along their route.* Consumers also have the ability to request a turn-by-turn detour, saving time by avoiding one or more of the reported traffic problems.
"We want to improve the lives of consumers with the best traffic information available, and we are delighted that Motorola has chosen our technology to integrate into their VIAMOTO solution," said Robert Verratti, chief executive officer, Traffic.com, Inc. "This agreement gives us the opportunity to reach travelers on-the-go with the most accurate and actionable traffic information for selected cities."
Data collected from Traffic.com's proprietary network of digital roadside sensors and additional government sensors provide lane-by-lane traffic information, which includes average speed, volume and even type of vehicle, provides alliance companies with flexible technology and consumer-focused content presentation for the highest quality, accuracy, and breadth of coverage.
Motorola's VIAMOTO technology powers several consumer navigation offerings commercially available today. Additionally, the VIAMOTO solution is available for wireless subscribers to use on select GPS-enabled phones.
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