PTV Group wins telematics award with Truck Parking Europe!

PTV Group wins Telematics Innovation Award for Truck Parking Europe App

PTV Group wins Telematics Innovation Award for Truck Parking Europe App

Truck Parking Europe” won this year’s telematics award in the “Best Innovation” category. At the IAA Commercial Vehicles trade fair on 29 September, members of the expert jury announced their vote for the app, which was developed by the PTV Group.… Read more

6 release highlights not to miss

Photo: © Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich

Photo: © Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich

What features and functions do PTV Visum 14 and  PTV Vissim 7 have to offer? We asked product management colleagues and present you with three release highlights from the current PTV Visum version and three from the current PTV Vissim version.

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PTV Group and INRIX to make cities smarter

Street in Paris

INRIX XD Traffic will enhance PTV Group’s data portfolio for real-time traffic management.

This week, PTV Group and INRIX announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on smart city solutions that will use big data and demand-based modelling software to solve urban mobility problems worldwide. INRIX is a leading provider of real-time traffic information.Read more

Successful planning

 

TECHNOLIT GmbH uses PTV Map&Market software for its routing scheduling tasks

TECHNOLIT GmbH uses PTV Map&Market software for its routing scheduling tasks

If a customer is out when the sales representative calls, the visit was not only unproductive, but it also came at a cost. Because every kilometre costs time and money. With several visits each day and an ever-growing customer base, these are just three of the many good reasons to put the task of route planning for such visits in professional hands.Read more

Working together for greater safety at events

PTV simulation software for greater safety at big events

PTV simulation software for greater safety at big events

IBIT GmbH, Bonn, and the PTV Group, Karlsruhe, are in future looking to collaborate in the areas of research, consultancy, education and training. IBIT has set itself the objective of professionalising and standardising crowd and event safety.… Read more

Travelling with apps

Travelling with apps

Sometimes they make life easier…

Sometimes they make life simpler: there are already over a million apps on a large number of mobile and fixed devices. What began as programming for a hobby has established itself in a wide range of areas. Countless health, lifestyle, home and travel companions are currently joining the classic Office applications and games for every need imaginable in your private life, and increasingly in business too.Read more

A knock on the door of… Dr. Steffen Wekeck

Dr. Steffen Wekeck is Traffic Software Development Director at the PTV Group and, among other responsibilities, is in charge of software development for the world-leading transport planning products, PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.

Dr. Steffen Wekeck

An interview with Dr. Steffen Wekeck,Traffic Software Development Director at the PTV Group and, among other responsibilities, in charge of software development for the world-leading transport planning products, PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.

Compass: Steffen, you have been a software developer responsible for our transport planning products for 14 years.Read more

Spot on!

Eelup Roundabout, the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia

Eelup Roundabout, the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia

In the early hours of May 21st 2012, the traffic lights were switched on at the Eelup Roundabout, making it the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia. An essential part of the planning phase: the simulation software PTV Vissim.Read more

Board Member Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger takes on new responsibilities within the PTV Group

Whilst on the Board, for many years Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger played a major role in establishing PTV AG as a global transport and traffic software provider. In future, he will be in charge of the PTV business in Dubai

Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger

Take on another new challenge at 60 years old? For Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger, board member at PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG, the proposition sounded interesting and he is embarking on a new stage in his career: He has agreed with the Supervisory Board to leave on 9 July 2014 after 15 years on the board of PTV AG.Read more