INRIX Announces UK Real-Time Traffic Market Coverage
Partners with ITIS Holdings to Deliver Traffic Information for Key UK Cities
KIRKLAND, Wash. and LONDON, United Kingdom – November 8, 2006 – Inrix, the leading provider of traffic information in the U.S., announced today the availability of real-time traffic flow data for key cities within the United Kingdom. Data will be supplied by ITIS Holdings, the UK's leading provider of traffic flow information and Inrix will have access to traffic for London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Liverpool in Q4, 2006.
"Our global customers want to deploy traffic-enabled applications across the international markets they serve," said Inrix President and CEO Bryan Mistele. "By having access to data from ITIS in the UK and other leading regional providers of traffic information across Europe, Inrix can provide a single source for traffic."
Frost & Sullivan recently selected Inrix as the leading provider of real-time traffic information in the United States. Inrix has the broadest traffic market coverage including real-time flow data for 43 metropolitan markets, real-time incident data for 130 markets through its partnership with Clear Channel Total Traffic Network, and dynamic predictive traffic for 20 markets. In addition, Inrix recently launched its Nationwide Average Speeds solution providing historical average speeds across the U.S..
The Inrix Smart Dust Network combines anonymous, real-time GPS probe data from more than 625,000 commercial fleet, delivery and taxi vehicles with other real-time traffic flow information and hundreds of market-specific criteria that affect traffic. Inrix aggregates construction and road closures, real-time incidents, sporting events, weather forecasts and school schedules, combining them in Inrix's advanced Traffic Fusion Engine to greatly expand traffic coverage and improve accuracy well beyond any other traffic service on the market today.
About ITIS Holdings
ITIS Holdings plc, listed on Aim, is the UK's leading provider of real time and historic traffic information. ITIS operates the UK's largest RDS-TMC service, servicing 17 car manufacturers and 17 aftermarket and personal navigation device companies. It runs traffic information lines for all the major mobile networks and is a key supplier to Government. Additional information on ITIS is available at www.itisholdings.com and ITIS trades on the London Stock Exchange (ITH.L)
INRIX® is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple – to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX® Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services reach more than 150 million drivers to help them save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering nearly 4 million miles of road in 40 countries. For more information visit us at www.INRIX.com.
Media ContactJim Bak