Tech & Science bundled information: How well can the new motorway app can prevent traffic in the future?
Supplement to Google Maps: New motorway app is designed to contain "exclusive data"
motorists should get more and better information about the traffic situation via a new service app of the federal motorway company. © Nitpicker / Shutterstock Supplement to Google Maps: New motorway app is designed to contain "exclusive data" The motorway GmbH promises numerous added value, the speech is of "exclusive data". Thus, traffic and infrastructure information as well as further data around the highways were bundled for the first time in an application.
The new highway app Stephan Krenz is very proud. Finally, the basis of the new infosystem from North Rhine-Westphalia. "That was the best app," says the chairman of the management of the motorway GmbH. They have developed them and they can now use nationwide. "It provides all the relevant information for the highways for the first time, including the highly updated data from the traffic centers that we mix with purchased data and artificial intelligence," says Krenz.
What should the motorway app afford?
It is designed to provide many of all relevant information about the highways and can be useful when preparing for a trip. Core functions include displaying traffic reports including all blockages and construction sites, information about locking facilities, parking and e-charging stations. It also offers access to around 1000 webcams, so users themselves can make a picture of the traffic. "It is not a navigation app and thus does not competit with established navigation providers," says Stephan Krenz. Towards along the planned route are displayed.
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Is there a link to the common navigation systems?
Yes. Who has planned his route with the help of the motorway app, can be handed over to the navigation app, which is commonly used. In the start version, the Google Maps and Apple cards are. The motorway app is free and advertising free and is available for iOS and Android.
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No. That's not possible yet. The app informs only about the number of existing parking spaces and which facilities available on site on a rest area. This also applies to information about E-charging columns. Whether a charging column is occupied or defective, the motorist does not learn. Reserving a charging column is not possible.
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Can I use the app as well without leaving places?
Yes. Individual stand information is only charged if the driver's route check for map view can be actively locating. The route check is also possible without map view.
What does the motorway GmbH want to achieve with the app?
It promises a lot of value, the speech is of "exclusive data". Thus, traffic and infrastructure information as well as further data around the highways were bundled for the first time in an application. The motorway company is the first to go to the appropriate information and continue on the app, earlier than about Google Maps, Strategicechef Albrecht said small.
In a planned advanced version, motorists should also inform themselves weeks before a trip where there are construction sites on a specific route and when they are planned.
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© Yann Castanier / West-France plugs on the Parisian ring road, in May 2020 (Illustration). According to Futtered Bison Forecasts, traffic will be particularly dense on the roads this weekend in France. the circulation will be particularly dense on the routes during the traditional crank between jumletists and aquales, with a blackly classified Saturday (extremely difficult) at the national level in the direction of departures, according to forecasts published on Wednesday by bison Smart .