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2011-07-28 07:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services, announced it has extended an offer to ITIS Holdings plc and its shareholders to acquire the company for approximately $60 million (37 million pounds Sterling). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) "Automakers, mobile companies and other customers are increasingly demanding global traffic and connected...

2011-03-01 06:29:00

MUNICH, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get where you're going quicker with ITIS in partnership with Telefonica O2Germany: It is now possible to analyse and predict traffic flows on streets much more precisely. To achieve this, anonymised mobile location data from the O2 network will be supplied to ITIS, a world-leader in traffic-processing technology who will use proprietary and patented processes to generate high quality speed and flow information across all roads in Germany. The BMW...

2009-07-06 07:00:00

LONDON, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITIS Holdings plc (ITIS) is pleased to announce, together with their local licencee Traffic Intelligence and cellular operator SingTel Optus Pty Limited (Optus), the commercial launch of the first nationwide traffic information system in Australia to use Cellular Floating Vehicle Data (CFVD). Covering over 70,000 km of roadway, the system will be branded Optus Traffic View (OTV) and has been available since June 2009. Using ITIS...

2008-06-19 09:21:02

In time for National Pollinator Week, June 22 through June 28, biologists have completed an online effort to compile a world checklist of bees. They have identified nearly 19,500 bee species worldwide, about 2,000 more than previously estimated. There is a current crisis known as "colony collapse disorder," an unexplained phenomenon that is wiping out colonies of honey bees throughout the United States. This has highlighted the need for more information about bee species and their...

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