BMW and Mediamobile team-up on real-time traffic information

French service-provider and TISA-Member Mediamobile announced that its real-time traffic information (RTTI) service will be integrated into BMW’s production vehicles equipped with “BMW ConnectedDrive”. The service will be available with the “BMW Connected Drive” option as of September. According to Vincent Godec – Mediamobile’s CEO – this deal “marks a milestone in our company’s development” as it makes Mediamobile BMW’s traffic information solutions provider for their entire model range, and all transmission technologies.

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4th ETSI TC ITS Workshop

ETSI organises the 4th ETSI TC ITS Workshop, Safe Smart and sustainable traffic via cooperative ITS, on 7-9 February 2012 in Doha (Qatar). The event is hosted by QU Wireless Innovation Centre. The workshop aims to present the progress made within Cooperative ITS where the 1st release of ETSI standards are close to finalisation. This workshop is an opportunity to learn about the recent standardisation activities and to discuss the objective of global interoperability & harmonised deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems.

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TISA Member Be-Mobile presents Precise Location Referencing

Be-Mobile, TISA Member and international company expert in traffic information and technology, announced the use of Precise Location Referencing.

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TISA delivers vital set of Specifications to ISO

TISA, having taken over responsibility for both TMC and TPEGTM specifications development and maintenance, with an ISO Liaison agreement, has had major tasks in both technologies to complete this year. The TPEGTM Applications Working Group (TAWG) has recently delivered 7 TISA Specifications, to the ISO TC 204 WG10 Convenor, that complete the TPEG1TM Generation Standards,. These add several new capabilities to TPEGTM, including the Traffic Event Compact and Parking Information applications, together with Conditional Access capability and an upgraded Location Referencing Container.

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Thomas Kusche speaks at the “Drive to Digital” conference in London

Thomas Kusche, TISA Steering Board member and WDR/ARD TTI Data Services Chairman, speaking at the UK Digital Radio “Drive to Digital” conference in London this week highlighted the very quick roll-out of Digital Radio throughout Germany in all Lander and how the TTI service would be deployed using TPEGTM.

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