April 2, 2015

WSI introduces augmented reality for weather and traffic systems

WSI, the professional division of The Weather Company, today announced Max Reality, an augmented reality product for weather and traffic reporting, in a statement. Max Reality creates 3D images of storms and traffic events, visualizing weather and traffic data, helping local TV stations attract and hold viewers longer while providing an experience that cannot be […]

December 3, 2012

Vizrt announces upgraded maps, integration with OpenStreetMap

Vizrt recently announced a host of upgrades to Viz World including integration with OpenStreetMap. “OpenStreetMap has created an invaluable and high-quality geographic database.” said Petter Ole Jakobsen, CTO of Vizrt. “We hope this attribution gives the community the recognition it deserves, while serving our customers the highest quality maps so they can accurately report on […]

May 14, 2012

Beat the Traffic a finalist in the Red Herring 100

Beat the Traffic is a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 Americas award, a list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. “This year was very rewarding,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies […]

March 27, 2012

Beat the Traffic mobile app reaches 2 million downloads

The Beat the Traffic mobile app has reached two million downloads across multiple platforms, the company announced today. Available free on iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices, Beat the Traffic gives drivers instant access to real-time traffic conditions-including accidents, congestion and road repair delays-so they can modify their travel plans and save time, fuel and […]

February 21, 2012

Atlanta station partners with Beat the Traffic for custom app

WSB-TV Channel 2 and Beat the Traffic have teamed up to launch a WSB-TV Traffic App, available for free in the iTunes App Store. “The new app is loaded with useful tools for Atlanta drivers.” said Tim McVay, vice president and general manager of Channel 2 WSB-TV. “It gives you instant access to location-based, interactive […]

December 21, 2011

Beat the Traffic to add live video, courtesy of TrafficLand

Beat the Traffic will incorporate TrafficLand’s video feeds into its Beat the Traffic 3D solution for media partners. Effective January 1st, 2012, this partnership will allow broadcasters nationwide to supplement their traffic reports with live traffic video in addition to other real-time traffic information.

April 6, 2011

Beat the Traffic to show off new features at NAB Show

Beat the Traffic will unveil several recent innovations to the Beat the Traffic 3D product at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas, April 11-14. Beat the Traffic Version 6.2 also enables integration of a live, broadcast quality SDI video feed, from a traffic camera or alternate video source, rendered in full screen mode or as an […]

April 1, 2011

Beat the Traffic adds record number of new affiliates during Q1

Beat the Traffic announced a record number of new affiliate partnerships in the first quarter 2011 for its flagship Beat the Traffic 3D product. Beat the Traffic’s newest affiliates include 5 new television stations, several high profile websites, and a major nationwide newspaper group. With 50 affiliates and 25 percent growth in the first quarter, […]

December 1, 2010

Beat the Traffic introduces Android application

With over 31,000 downloads already, today Beat the Traffic announced the release of its app for the Android platform. The Beat the Traffic Android App provides real-time traffic speeds for more than 110 cities in the USA and Canada, live traffic camera snapshots in 35 major metropolitan areas, and detailed information on traffic incidents, such […]

June 10, 2010

NY1 News chooses Beat the Traffic

NY1 News, the Time Warner Cable owned New York City news station, recently debuted Beat the Traffic for its newscasts. NY1 News’s new traffic reporting solution provides real time traffic flow, speed data, road conditions and point to point trip times in an easy to understand 3D animated presentation. The new system provides comprehensive coverage […]