Germany’s most popular private radio station ANTENNE BAYERN Upgrades to TIC3

Germany’s most popular private radio station ANTENNE BAYERN has been a GEWI customer since 2000 and has recently upgraded to the TIC3 Software generation to take advantage of the latest features in the Traffic News for Radio solution.

The station now has access to the newest features of TIC Newsreader which allow the traffic reporter to custom build scripts to fit the time available for each traffic broadcast. The upgrade process was completed in just four weeks.

ANTENNE BAYERN is based in Bavaria and is the first private radio station using TIC3. According to Media Analysis, they reach over 3.4 million listeners per day (ma 2017 Radio I).

TIC3 is used to create traffic and travel event information and also use flow data to add delay times to traffic messages. In addition to being broadcast over the air, the traffic data is exported to apps and the internet and can be viewed on the station website at http://www.antenne.de/verkehr.

For more information about the TIC for Traffic News solution, visit www.gewi.com.

 

 

For details, contact:

Jim O’Neill

Jim.oneill@gewi.com

+1-281-207-5454

 

TISA held annual General Assembly and celebrated 10th anniversary

During its General Assembly meeting, hosted on 30 May 2017 at the ERTICO premises in Brussels, TISA President Thomas Kusche-Knezevic took the opportunity to look back on the achievements during the past 10 years since its inauguration in 2007. With the approval of its new statutes, that also happened during the meeting, TISA is well prepared to address the challenges of the coming years, which range from traffic information for automated driving to multimodal traveller information and new approaches to traffic management.

This years keynote speech, given by Dr. Johannes Springer of T-Systems, underlined the importance of these strategic topics for the ITS industry and stimulated lively and fruitful discussions with the TISA members present at the General Assembly meeting.

 

A selection of pictures from this year’s General Assembly:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEWI Demonstrate Work Zone and Waze Solution at ITS EU & ITS AP

Organisations looking to collect Smart Work Zone data or integrate Waze data into their Traffic Operations Centers have new features available in GEWI’s TIC Software. TIC3 is the latest generation of the popular TIC Software which has been used worldwide for the past 20 years.

Both the Work Zone and Waze data features can be seen at the upcoming ITS Europe conference in Strasbourg France and ITS Asia Pacific in Hong Kong.

GEWI new work zone features in TIC provide for management all elements of the work zone project.

This includes planning, issuing permits, work zone operation and distribution of traffic information about the work zone. TIC can also collect real-time information from sensors and devices in the work zone to enable monitoring work zone progress and accurately distribute travel conditions through the work zone.

GEWI has also completed integration of the Waze data format into the TIC Software. This enables public agencies to quickly integrate the Waze data into their Traffic Operations Centers, and take action on the Waze data based on the specific data type. For example, using the TIC Project feature, pothole data from Waze, TIC could automatically create a pothole repair project and track each step of the repair project to completion.

For a complete list of solutions for traffic and travel information made possible by the TIC Software, visit www.gewi.com. To schedule a demonstration or reserve a time to meet at the upcoming conferences, contact jim.oneill@gewi.com

 

TISA at 12th ITS European Congress in Strasbourg

TISA was present at this years’ congress at stand B22 with TISA members: GEWI, BMt and Mediamobile. TISA president Thomas Kusche-Knezevic and TISA Executive Director Matthias Unbehaun also spoke at the Congress.

  • SIS44: “Challenges on the data chain to serve automated driving” – Wednesday 21 June, 16:00-17:30, Speaker: Matthias Unbehaun
  • “Future road operation & traffic management” at the EC booth Tues 20 June at 16:45, Speaker: Matthias Unbehaun

The 12th ITS European Congress ITS Beyond Borders took place from 19-22 June 2017 at the Strasbourg Convention Centre in Strasbourg, France. For more information,  click here.

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Bavaria’s Minister of Interior and Transport discusses TPEG in Munich

BIMG_7514_2avaria’s  Minister of Interior and Transport Joachim Herrmann participated at the “Mobility Service 2.0” at the Institute for Rundfunktechnik in Munich on 29 March 2017. He underlined the significance TPEG for safety relevant information. Within the framework of “BEST” (Broadcasters European Solution for Travel Information, gathering ARD, ORF and SRG) many high level experts presented their vision of future mobility. Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO of ERTICO, contributed with a view on the future role of Public Authorities

Bavaria’s Minister Joachim Herrmann announced a more tightly integrated network of traffic information. “Travelers should be able to inform themselves as much as possible about their journey route before and during their journey, usually in real time,” the minister said. This helps, for example, to avoid or reduce traffic jams.