TomTom Launches TomTom Audio Traffic: Personalised Traffic Bulletins

TomTom today announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic – personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom (TOM2), today announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic – personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers.

“TomTom Audio Traffic is the next generation of radio traffic bulletins – offering an incredible opportunity for companies that want to capture the ears of the driver.”

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Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving known routes, they don’t necessarily want to use turn-by-turn navigation which typically includes traffic information about the route ahead. TomTom Audio Traffic solves this problem by delivering an accurate traffic news bulletin that is relevant to the specific route that is being driven. And because it’s delivered via voice, drivers can keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road, helping with safer driving.

TomTom Audio Traffic, which was developed with provider of smart multimedia applications, Duel, is based on TomTom Live Traffic. Using the API, developers can easily integrate it into popular applications including music streaming services, internet radio, voice assistants and more.

Ralf-Peter Schäfer, VP Traffic and Travel at TomTom, said: “TomTom Audio Traffic is the next generation of radio traffic bulletins – offering an incredible opportunity for companies that want to capture the ears of the driver.”

Learn more about TomTom Audio Traffic here. The service is commercially available in English, German, French, Italian and Dutch, and developers can apply for an evaluation key on the TomTom Developer Portal.

Come meet us at DeveloperWeek – TomTom can be found at the Oakland Convention Centre, booth #700-701.

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About TomTom

TomTom created the easy-to-use navigation device, one of the most influential inventions of all time. Since then, we have grown from a start-up, into a global technology company.

We design and develop innovative navigation products, software and services, that power hundreds of millions of applications across the globe. This includes industry-leading location-based and mapmaking technologies, embedded automotive navigation solutions; personal navigation devices and apps, and the most advanced telematics fleet management and connected car services.

Combining our own R&D expertise with business and technology partnerships, we continue to shape the future, leading the way with autonomous driving, smart mobility and smarter cities.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 37 countries, we offer advanced digital maps that cover 137 countries, and our hyper-detailed and real-time TomTom Traffic information service reaches more than five billion people in 69 countries.

To read our story, visit www.tomtom.com

About Duel

Thanks to a continuous research and development activity, in collaboration with the academic world, Duel promotes, designs and develops advanced multimedia applications and services for the Enterprises communication. The Duel’s Intelligent Multimedia Architecture®© platform provides a complete solution to national and local authorities for a sustainable mobility.

Our Traffic Over Voice®© platform uses an original process (patent pending) to manage floating car data for an automatic production of traffic information, based on the user profile. This service provides, to the enterprises, a new revenue opportunity from georeferenced advertising together with an increased customer loyalty.

All our products and services – from Virtual Reality systems applied to sport event up to VR solution for traffic and weather news on TV – are based on a smart use of the technologies for the production and management of multimedia content.

Founded in 1994, headquartered in Rome. For further information, please visit www.dueltv.com

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