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 a leading traffic intelligence platform delivering smart data and advanced analytics to solve transportation issues worldwide. INRIX crowd sources real-time data from approximately 100 million vehicles and devices to deliver traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services, across five industries in 35 countries.
With more than 200 customers and partners including Audi, ADAC, ANWB, BMW, the BBC, Ford Motor Company, the I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft, NAVIGON, Telmap, Toyota and Vodafone, INRIX’s real-time traffic information and traffic forecasts help drivers save time every day. Visit www.INRIX.com.
Media ContactJim Bak