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TomTom Unveils TomTom HD Traffic, Version 6.0 at CES

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Tuesday, January 8th 2013
TomTom | Las Vegas, NV


 

Version 6.0 Offers Improved Accuracy of Delay and Traffic Information Will Get Drivers to Their Destinations Faster

 

TomTom today announces the availability of TomTom HD Traffic, version 6.0 in the US. With the addition of over 76 million live data sources TomTom HD Traffic is able to report the location and length of traffic jams on highways five times more accurately than the previous version of TomTom HD Traffic.

 

TomTom uses live data shared by millions of drivers traveling across the entire road network each day. Using real-time data collected anonymously from TomTom’s user community, TomTom is able to validate and broadcast traffic incidents that may not be captured or reported by other standard traffic sources. The latest update of TomTom HD Traffic offers drivers access to even more precise and detailed information about traffic jam locations, road work, and road closures in real time.

 

"We are committed to the continual improvement of the accuracy and precision of our real-time traffic information service,” said Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of Traffic at TomTom “TomTom HD Traffic 6.0 is a testimony to that, as the improved routing makes people’s journeys faster, safer and more enjoyable."

 

TomTom HD Traffic is available to drivers using TomTom connected devices and mobile applications. The service is also used by many governments and businesses around the world.

 

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About TomTom

About TomTom

Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX: TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services.

 

TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions.

 

TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products including portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as well as GPS-enabled sports watches. 

 

Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and sells its products in over 35 countries.

 

For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com

 

Contact:

 

Lea Armstrong, lea.armstrong@tomtom.com, 978-405-1840

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