Nav & Telematics

Podcast with NextNav, the Terrestrial GPS that Works Indoor - 04/21/2016

GPS Business News interviewed with Christian Gates, vice president business development and strategy at NextNav, a U.S. provider of a terrestrial network for outdoor and indoor location. NextNav provides a signal that is read by GPS receivers with...

PSA Used TomTom Maps in Amsterdam Driverless Car Demo - 04/18/2016

Last week French car maker PSA demonstrated their driverless know-how in “driving“ a couple of cars from Paris to Amsterdam. The two Citroën C4 Picasso cars left Vélizy, France in "eyes off" mode, i.e., without driver supervision, and covered...

Aupeo Selects Triton Digital for Highly Targeted Audio Ads in-Car - 04/14/2016

Panasonic subsidiary Aupeo announced today its collaboration with Triton Digital at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood, California. Panasonic OneConnect will leverage Triton Digital’s advertising platform, Tap OnDemand, to insert targeted ads...

AND Partners with Cyclomedia to Automate Map Data Creation - 04/14/2016

Dutch digital map maker AND has announced a partnership with Cyclomedia a company that produces street level 360 degree imagery to automate the processing of car sensor's data into map attributes. The first type of data to be processed will be...

EU Transport Ministers Agreed on Policy for Autonomous Driving - 04/14/2016

Gathered today in Amsterdam, the transport ministers of the 28 state member of the European Union have agreed on a declaration that promotes cooperation in the field of connected and automated driving. In this document the European Commission and EU...

Viasat Group and Amodo Partner for Driver Behavior Profiling in UBI - 04/12/2016

Fleet Telematics supplier Viasat Group has partner with UBI software developer Amodo to include their state-of-art driver behavior profiling solution as part of Viasat's insurance telematics suite of services. Viasat operates as a telematics service...

On Demand Valet Parking Startup Drop Don’t Park Raised €400,000 - 04/11/2016

Drop don’t park, a French startup that offers on demand valet parking in Paris has announced a funding round of €400,000 from business angels. Co-founders Alban de Renty and Nicolas de Crémiers launched the service 6 months ago covering a...

German Startup PACE Raised €340K with OBD Dongle on Kickstarter - 04/11/2016

A German startup called PACE Telematics has raised €337,347 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter selling an OBD (On-board Diagnostic) dongle that connects cars to smartphones via Bluetooth. The startup initially sought to raise a conservative...

PSA Targets €300M Smart Mobility Revenue by 2021 - 04/07/2016

Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the Managing Board of car maker PSA, detailed this week the new corporate plan of his company until 2021 which puts emphasis on efficiency, aftermarket, geographic development and smart mobility. The mobility services...

Collaborative Parking Startup Zenpark Raised €6.1M - 04/07/2016

French collaborative parking startup Zenpark has announced today a funding round of €6.1 million to develop its business that consists in monetizing unused parking spaces in large cities. The new investors in the company are MAIF Avenir and DEMETER...

TomTom Launches New Traffic Portal for Cities - 04/07/2016

TomTom announced this week at the Intertraffic trade show in Amsterdam, a new traffic portal called TomTom City that provides live traffic and travel information for consumers and traffic management experts. Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of Traffic at...

Navigation App Warns You About Crime Zones - 03/30/2016

RedZone, a GPS-driven, real-time crime and navigation map app for the United States, has launched today on Apple's App Store. RedZone's geo-fencing technology combines real-time crime data and seamless GPS navigation. The company combines crime data...
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