Real-time forecasting meets e-mobility

Traffic in Erfurt

Traffic management in the city of Erfurt. © Stadtverwaltung Erfurt

Originally designed for petrol and diesel-powered vehicles, the transport network of today is not optimised for electromobility. Very much aware of this fact, people from all over are reluctant to make the switch to e-mobility. Furthermore, investing in an extensive network of high-speed charging points would be costly.Read more

Traffic information on your fingertips

Traffic in Bukarest, Rumania

PTV Optima to display current traffic state in Bukarest.

Whilst on the DN2A between Hârşova and Crucea the traffic is flowing despite construction sites, cars on Şoseaua Mihai Bravu in Bucharest are moving at a snail’s pace this Saturday. TrafficGuide.ro enables traffic information on your fingertips!Read more

On the way to autonomous driving

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

The car of the future will be increasingly smart thanks to modern technology. Driver support ranges from assistance systems to actions executed automatically during journeys. Dr. Thomas Schamm, head of the Technical Cognitive Assistance Systems department at FZI Karlsruhe, on the current challenges.Read more

PTV Group and TLN extend cooperation

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

TLN and the PTV Group have been working together since 1995 on the development of software products for uniform road distances. The most famous product of this collaboration is the TLNplanner.Read more

Big Data in transport modelling

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

Currently 2.5 exabytes of electronic data are produced per day. But how do you turn Big Data into intelligence? In a new white paper PTV Group is answering that question and shows how new data sources can be used in transport modelling.Read more

Knock on the door of…Paulo Humanes

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Compass: Paulo, in the PTV Group you are largely responsible for business development in our Traffic and Logistics business units. What is a major topic for the future in this area?Read more

Individual support gets you to your destination

The new PTV Navigator app makes the step from simple navigation to a convenient suggestion system

The new PTV Navigator app makes the step from simple navigation to a convenient suggestion system

“The trend in mobile navigation is clearly heading in the direction of assisted navigation,” says Michael Hubschneider, Senior Product Manager Logistics at the PTV Group. “We are offering the user a personal and individualised wizard, and with it, genuine added value .”

The most exclusive new development of the PTV Navigator app offers the chance, for example, to include along the route the more than 15,000 parking and rest options from the Truck Parking Europe app.… Read more

Next, please

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time. Stevecoleimages

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time.
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Nothing is less productive than unscheduled time spent waiting. Whether it’s at the doctor’s, when starting up a computer, in a traffic jam or – with an unexpected economic impact – at the unloading dock. You can discover the best way to plan the dock encounter using the PTV Group’s latest cloud-based development: PTV Drive&Arrive provides every link in the logistical supply chain with the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of transport in real-time.Read more

PTV Group launches Add-in Marketplace for Vision Traffic Suite

Within topical webinars add-in developers present their extensions of the PTV Vision Traffic Suite.

Within topical webinars add-in developers present their extensions of the PTV Vision Traffic Suite.

Continuous development has brought the transport planning software from PTV Group to where it is today: at the forefront of the industry. For a long time, new features and functionalities for PTV Visum and PTV Vissim have been created not only by their own developers, but users and partners also bring the software forward: with their own add-ins, which they program according to their requirements.Read more

PTV xServer is Microsoft Azure Certified

The PTV Group is now a Microsoft Azure Certified Partner for Virtual Machines.

The PTV Group is now a Microsoft Azure Certified Partner for Virtual Machines.

The PTV Group is now a Microsoft Azure Certified Partner for Virtual Machines. Customers from over 30 countries can now easily find, book and immediately use the Microsoft Azure Certified PTV xServer in the Azure Marketplace.Read more