INRIX Enhances Fullpower-MotionX's Traffic-Powered NavigationKIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services, announced today Fullpower®-MotionX® has selected INRIX to provide traffic information for its best-selling MotionX-GPS Drive navigation app for iPhone and iPad.
"We're thrilled to be working with Fullpower-MotionX to bring INRIX real-time traffic to its millions of users," said Bryan Mistele, President and CEO of INRIX. "MotionX is the leader and INRIX real-time and predictive traffic information is updated every minute ensuring the millions of MotionX consumers have the latest information to help them save time, use less fuel and avoid frustrating delays on their daily commutes."
Using the industry's leading analytics technologies, INRIX combines crowd-sourced data from more than 30 million connected vehicles and devices with data from traditional road sensors, accident and incident reports and hundreds of other public and private sources to ensure drivers have the most accurate view of traffic conditions wherever they go. This enables INRIX to provide MotionX-GPS Drive with a service that covers more than a million miles of highways, arterials and city streets across North America.
"As the innovators for voice-guided navigation, MotionX is proud to feature INRIX, the leaders for reliable traffic information," said Philippe Kahn, Chairman of Fullpower-MotionX. "With INRIX, we've doubled our traffic coverage in North America, ensuring the fully-live, real-time connected experience our customers have come to expect."
MotionX-GPS Drive for the iPhone and MotionX-GPS Drive HD for the iPad, the best selling navigation apps on the Apple App Store, are used by more than 10 million iOS enthusiasts worldwide. These fully-live, always up to date, full-featured navigation applications include live traffic, turn-by-turn voice guidance, HD synthesized and natural voice options, along with Wikipedia and Facebook integration. The applications cover the U.S. and Canada, include 30 days of free Live Voice Guidance and are available for $0.99. Additional guidance packages are available at $2.99 for 30 days or $19.99 for a year.
INRIX traffic information is available for free to current MotionX-GPS Drive customers with an active Live Voice Guidance package. To learn more about how you can make MotionX-GPS Drive with traffic from INRIX your personal travel assistant, please visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/motionx-gps-drive/id328095974?mt=8
INRIX® is a leading global provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services in the car, online and on mobile devices. With more than 200 customers and partners including Audi AG, ADAC, ANWB, the BBC, Ford Motor Company, I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft, NAVIGON, Nissan, O2, Tele Atlas, Telmap, TeleNav, Toyota and Vodafone, INRIX's real-time traffic and traffic forecasts help drivers save time every day.
INRIX Traffic Services leverage sophisticated statistical analysis techniques, originally developed by Microsoft Research, to aggregate and enhance traffic-related information from hundreds of public and private sources, including traditional road sensors and the company's unique network of more than 30 million connected vehicles and devices. INRIX delivers highly accurate real-time and historical traffic information today for 30 countries worldwide. To experience the traffic technology revolution behind the next generation of navigation and location-based service applications, visit www.INRIX.com
Fullpower-MotionX ignited the mobile sensing world with the Fullpower-MotionX technology platform. Today, Fullpower-MotionX leads the navigation category on the iPhone and the iPad. Fullpower partners include market leaders such as Apple, Nike, Jawbone, Pioneer, JVC and Texas Instruments. Visit http://drive.motionX.com for more details.
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