May 13, 2014 02:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time
AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) has launched its Speed Cameras service in Russia,making it the 50 country where the service is available. Drivers will benefit from up-to-date warnings of nearbyspeed and red-light cameras.
“procedures and formats for the encoding,transmission, and decoding of local datairrespective of the map”
This service will be offered to leading car manufacturers and app developers, who can easily integrate theworld-class service into their systems. Backed by OpenLR* technology, TomTom is able to pinpoint over 3000speed cameras across Russia.“Drivers in Russia are now better equipped to make smarter decisions on every journey, keeping to thedesignated speed limit and avoiding costly fines,” commented Ralf-Peter Schäfer, VP of Traffic and TravelInformation at TomTom. “The launch of this service adds to the real-time information available to Russiandrivers. TomTom recently launched its world-class traffic information in Russia, helping drivers avoidfrustrating traffic jams and reach their destination faster.”
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TomTom is working with a leading Russian crowdsourcing service for drivers called Second Pilot to enhanceits Speed Cameras Service in Russia. The service will be delivered directly to devices as a hosted service, or via a server-to-server bulk feed.
About TomTom Speed Cameras
*OpenLR is the open standard for "procedures and formats for the encoding, transmission, and decoding of local data irrespective of the map" developed and introduced by TomTom in 2009.The TomTom Speed Cameras service provides both fixed and, in 28 countries, mobile alerts to help driversavoid costly speeding fines and stay safe and relaxed.
Russia Becomes the 50 Country of TomTom’s Global SpeedCameras Service