Global Traffic Information Services Industry

  • August 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 539 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Traffic Information Services in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018. The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as Aha Mobile Inc., AirSage, Inc., AutoNavi Holdings Limited, Beijing Lingtu Software Technologies Ltd., Cellint, China TransInfo Technology Corp., Decell Technologies Ltd., Google, Inc., Guangdong Ritu Information Systems, Inc., Infoblu S.p.A, Urban Informatics Corporation, INRIX, Inc., Mediamobile S.A., Mygistics, Inc., NavInfo Co., Ltd., CenNavi Technologies Co., Ltd., NAVTEQ, TomTom NV, Trafficmaster, Ltd., TrafficCast International, Inc., TrafficTalk, and Waze Mobile. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Traffic Congestion: A Modern Day Menace II-1
Technology Rises to Save the Day II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-2
Competition II-3
Noteworthy Trends and Issues II-3
Latest GPS Units Come Loaded with Live Traffic Information II-3
Interest from Automakers Promises Opportunities on a Platter II-4
PNDs continue to Remain a Popular Mode for Navigation II-4
High Requirement for Traffic Services, Smart Phones Join the
Provider League II-4
Crowd-Sourcing Replaces Predictive Model for Traffic Data II-5
Small Service Providers Jeopardize Independent Providers’
Business II-5
Providers Focus on Complementary Services II-5

2. TRAFFIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS and SERVICES - A REVIEW II-6
Introduction to Traffic Information Systems II-6
Evolution of Traffic Services II-6
Types of TIS II-6
Centralized TIS II-6
SOTIS (Self-Organizing/Distributed TIS) II-7
Information Dissemination and Communication II-7
Mobile-Location Based TIS II-8
Data Collection II-8
Conversion of Location Information to Network Data II-8
Road Traffic-Data Collection Methods II-9
‘in-situ” Technologies II-9
Intrusive technologies II-9
Non-Intrusive Methods II-10
In-Vehicle Navigation Systems II-11
Information Centric Networks II-11
Improved Data Stream Management Systems for Traffic Applications II-12
Dynamic Traffic Information: Implementation II-12
Quality of Data II-12
Data Formats II-13
Communication Technologies for Data Delivery II-13
Applications and Business Models for Traffic Information II-13

3. TELEMATICS: A PERSPECTIVE II-14
Regional Disparities Impact Strategic Decisions and Content II-15
Major Market Peculiarities II-15

4. INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS: A REVIEW II-16

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-18
INRIX Acquires ITIS Holdings II-18
Iteris to Takeover BTS II-18
IMS Acquires Intellione II-18
AutoNavi to Acquire PDAger II-19
ITIS Enters into Agreement with BMW for the Supply of
Navigation System II-19
Econolite Enters into Distribution Agreement with TrafficCast II-19
Google Partners with Inrix to Power Mapping and Navigations Apps II-19
INRIX Inks Partnership Agreement with Targa and Infoblu II-20
Telvent Partners with Peek to Develop Traffic Control Systems II-20
Highways Agency Enters into Agreement with TomTom II-20
Verizon Inks Deal with AirSage for Real Time Traffic Information II-20
TomTom Signs Agreement with Mappy for Delivery of Traffic Maps II-21
Utah Department of Transportation and Provo River Enter into
Agreement with TransCore II-21
Nissan and Palmcity Sign Agreement II-21
Viasuisse Collaborates with Inrix II-22
Telvent and IVU to Extend Collaboration on Real Time Traffic
Products to North America II-22
Toyota Collaborates with INRIX to Fuel the Automaker's Real-
Time Navigation System II-22
NAVTEQ Trafficâ„¢ to Offer Real-Time Traffic Information across
Russia II-22
Jinan Yinquan's System Integrator Signs Contract with Binzhou
Public Security Bureau II-23
VDOT Inks a Contractual Deal with Iteris Company II-23
PCCW Solutions Clinches MTR Deal II-23
Mediamobile Bags Contract from Toyota Motor to Supply Real-
Time Traffic Information RDS TMC II-24
Sitronics Secures Intelligent Transport System Deal II-24
TomTom Expands Real-Time Traffic Portfolio to US II-24
Audi Chooses INRIX Product to Launch 2011 Audi A6 Venture II-25
Telmap Chooses INRIX for Mobile Location Companion II-25
BMW Selects Mediamobile's Real-Time TIS II-25
TomTom Announces Real Time Traffic Data Provision to Avenue2 II-26
Clear Channel Acquires Metro Traffic from Westwood One II-26
Harman Acquires Aha Mobile II-26
China TransInfo Acquires Controlling Interest in UNISITS II-26
TomTom and AutoNavi Enter into Joint Venture for Chinese Market II-27
Glonass to Form Joint Venture with Antrix II-27
TrafficCast Signs Agreements to Provide BlueTOADâ„¢ Technology II-27
Waze Partners with Location World II-28
ASF and Orange Business Services Partner for Traffic
Information System II-28
IDOT Ties Up with TrafficCast for BlueTOADâ„¢ II-28
MILE Bags Multi-Year Contract from BMW II-29
Beijing Zhangcheng Clinches Contract to Develop Commercial
Operation Center II-29
Telvent Enters into Contract for Maintenance of TIS
Information System II-29
Georgia Department of Transportation Inks Contract with Serco II-30
Telit Wireless Solutions Signs Framework Deal with Coyote System II-30
NAVTEQ Takes Over T-Systems Traffic II-30
Pioneer Corporation Enters into JV with SAIC Group II-30
NAVTEQ Inks Agreement with Autoroutes Traffic II-31
Trafficmaster Partners with Digital One to Launch Traffic
Information II-31
INRIX® Inks Agreement with Telvent II-31
INRIX® and Intrinsyc Software International Sign Agreement II-32
Sentinel Enters into Strategic Alliance with GEWI II-32
Quantum Inventions to Provide Traffic Information Services to
Google II-32
PROGOROD and ITIS Sign Licensing Agreement II-32
Vodafone Italy and TomTom Ink Agreement to Deliver Real-Time
Traffic Services II-33
TrafficNav Signs Agreement with Dublin City Council II-33
NNG Global Services and Cellint Partner for Traffic Service
Solutions II-33
Trafficmaster Enters into Strategic Partnership with AA II-33
China TransInfo Bags Beijing Transportation Information Centre
Contract II-34
ALK Technologies Selects INRIX® to Power CoPilot® LiveTM
Smartphone Navigation II-34
AirSage’s Traffic Service Adopted by Google Maps II-34
Ford Motor Company Selects INRIX to Power Ford SYNCâ„¢ with
Traffic, Information and Directions II-34
ITIS Holdings Selects Navsat II-35
TomTom Selects TrafficCast's Dynaflow 2.0 for Real-Time
Traffic Information II-35
Navigon Chooses Intelemaics for Real Time Traffic Information II-36
NAVTEQ Expands Coverage of Traffic Information Services II-36

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-37
TomTom Launches New Traffic Information Technology Version II-37
TDC Launches New Traffic Analysis System Using Bluetooth
Technology II-37
TomTom Plans to Launch HD Traffic in Czech republic II-37
TomTom Launches Live Traffic Map II-38
Decell Launches RDS-TMC Service II-38
NAVTEQ Expands Real-time Traffic Services n the Middle East II-38
BMW Unveils Real-Time Traffic Information System II-39
QUWIC Introduces Traffic Information System II-39
True Move Unveils Navfone Navigation GPS II-39
Decatur Electronics Introduces GSM-based Wireless Traffic Logger II-40
GEWI Includes 2 Features to TIC3 Product II-40
Technolution to Instigate Deventer Traffic Information Technique II-40
Waze Launches Free Smartphone Traffic and Navigation App II-40
Mediamobile Launches My V-Trafic for Weather and Traffic
Information on Windows Phone II-41
NavInfo Develops In-Car Telematics II-41
TrafficCast Introduces Mini-BlueTOAD II-41
Navteq Unveils Real-Time Traffic Information Suite in UAE II-42
Cellint TrafficSense Empowers Mobile Operators to Deliver
Traffic Information Services to Customers II-42
Dynamics Launches Trafic-BA a Traffic Information System via SMS II-43
Siemens Announces Upgraded Comet II-43
Yandex Introduces Online, Real-Time TIS II-44
Brisa Announces Dynamic Traffic Information Services II-44
C V iQios Sejahtera Offers Traffic Information Solution with
GEWI Europe II-44
Navteq Offers TrafficPro Service through Nokia Smartphones II-44
TomTom to Display HD Traffic Information to University of
Sunderland II-45
TomTom to Provide Historic Database to North Holland to Ease
Traffic II-45
Gevas Software and PTV Create ‘ITS Seamless' II-45
Aha Radio App on App Store II-45
TomTom Launches HD Trafficâ„¢ in Eight More Countries II-46
INRIX Unveils XD Traffic II-46
Fullpower Technologies Launches MotionX-GPS Drive 3.2 Jointly
with TrafficCast II-47
Dresden University of Technology to Unveil Sensor- Mediated
Traffic Control System II-47
ITIS Holdings and iTraffic Introduce Trafficscience in Ireland II-47
Yandex Rolls Out Real-Time Traffic Data II-47
Cellint Introduces TrafficSense II-47
ITIS Holdings Introduces Free Traffic Data for Symbian Mobile
Users II-48
ITIS Holdings Unveils Optus Traffic View II-48
TRAFFICMASTER Introduces Latest SMARTNAV Color TouchScreen II-48
Trafficmaster Launches Colour Touchscreen for Smartnav
Satellite Navigation System II-49
China TransInfo Technology Introduces Real-Time Traffic
Information Solutions II-49

7. GOVERNMENT TRANSACTIONS II-50
Georgia Department of Transportation Launches Updated Georgia
NaviGAtor 511 II-50
NIS to Launch New NTIS for Highways in England II-50
Hong Kong Announces Deployment of New TIMS by 2015 II-50
TV5 and MMDA Launch Metro Manila Traffic Navigator II-51
NYSDOT Inks Deal with International Road Dynamics II-51
AA Launches Real Time On-Line Traffic Information Service in
New Zealand II-51
Dubai RTA and MIO Join Hands to Launch New Real Time Vehicle
Navigation and Traffic Information System II-52
FDOT Introduces the New Florida 511 Traveler Information System II-52
Department of Transport Renews Contract with Traffic
Administration System Information Management Agency II-52
Province of Overijssel Enters into Agreement with Peek Traffic II-52
MDoT Launches Intelligent Traffic System Project II-53
Fujitsu Refurbishes Air-Traffic Information Control System II-53
Michigan Transportation Department Selects Navteq Traffic
Information System II-53
PennDOT Initiates PA511 II-53

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-54
Aha Mobile Inc. (US) II-54
AirSage, Inc. (US) II-54
AutoNavi Holdings Limited (China) II-54
Beijing Lingtu Software Technologies Ltd. (China) II-55
Cellint (Israel) II-56
China TransInfo Technology Corp. (China) II-56
Decell Technologies Ltd. (Israel) II-56
Google, Inc. (US) II-57
Guangdong Ritu Information Systems, Inc. (China) II-57
Infoblu S.p.A (Italy) II-57
Urban Informatics Corporation (US) II-58
INRIX, Inc. (US) II-59
Mediamobile S.A. (France) II-59
Mygistics, Inc. (US) II-59
NavInfo Co., Ltd (China) II-60
CenNavi Technologies Co., Ltd (China) II-61
NAVTEQ (US) II-61
TomTom NV (The Netherlands) II-61
Trafficmaster, Ltd. (UK) II-62
TrafficCast International, Inc. (US) II-62
TrafficTalk (US) II-62
Waze Mobile (US) II-63

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-64
Table 1: World Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis for
Traffic Information Services by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 2: World 10-Year Perspective for Traffic Information
Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest
of World Markets for the Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Intensity of Traffic Congestion in the US on the Decline III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-2
Product Introductions/Technology Developments/ Service Launches III-7
Government Transactions III-8
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 3: US Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis for
Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Outlook III-12
Strategic Corporate Developments III-12
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 4: Canadian Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis
for Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. JAPAN III-15
A.Market Analysis III-15
ITS and Telematics Markets in Japan III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 5: Japanese Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis
for Traffic Information Services with Annua Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Efficient Transportation: Key to Economic Progress III-17
Advanced Traffic Management Systems to Tackle Rising Traffic
Congestion III-18
Effects of Economic Crisis Lower Traffic Congestion in Europe III-18
Strategic Corporate Developments III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 6: European Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis
for Traffic Information Services by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 7: European 10-Year Perspective for Traffic
Information Services by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales for - France, Germany, Italy, UK
and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2009, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4a. FRANCE III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Outlook III-22
Strategic Corporate Developments III-22
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 8: French Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis for
Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4b. GERMANY III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
Strategic Corporate Developments III-24
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 9: German Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis for
Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4c. ITALY III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
Strategic Corporate Developments III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 10: Italian Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis
for Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Current and Future Analysis III-30
Strategic Corporate Developments III-30
Product Introductions/Technology Developments/ Service Launches III-31
Government Transaction III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 11: UK Recent Past, Present and Future Analysis for
Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Outlook III-35
Strategic Corporate Developments III-35
Product Introductions/Technology Developments/ Service Launches III-37
Government Transactions III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 12: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Present and Future
Analysis for Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Current and Future Analysis III-41
Overview of Select Asia-Pacific Markets III-41
China III-41
Provision of Traffic Information in China: A Challenging Task III-41
Traffic Information Industry: Overview III-42
Korea III-43
India III-43
Strategic Corporate Developments III-43
Product Introductions/Technology Developments/ Service Launches III-47
Government Transactions III-48
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 13: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Present and Future
Analysis for Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

6. REST OF WORLD III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Strategic Corporate Developments III-51
Product Introductions/Technology Developments/ Service Launches III-52
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 14: Rest of World Recent Past, Present and Future
Analysis for Traffic Information Services with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 77 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 89)

The United States (23)
Canada (3)
Japan (3)
Europe (34)
- France (7)
- Germany (7)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Italy (2)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (14)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
Latin America (1)
Africa (1)
Middle-East (5)

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