PTV Summer Festival: We’re celebrating 40 years of future

PTV celebrated the 40th aniversary with a big summer party.

Shaping tomorrow since 1979 – this was the motto at the celebration of PTV’s 40-year existence, with a big anniversary festival. Both an atmospheric summer event and a varied programme awaited more than 400 guests and employees: From the podium discussion to the Creative Street Art Zone.Read more

World Market Leader with Start-up Mindset

Vincent Kobesen been associated with PTV for 30 years and became CEO of the company in 2011.

40 years of innovation – milestone and incentive for the hidden champion in the mobility market, the PTV Group. CEO Vincent Kobesen provides insight into the company’s success story.Read more

Women in transport: three interviews

Our female colleagues talk about their career in transportation.

Women make up only 22% of the transport workforce in Europe. To achieve a more diverse and inclusive transportation workforce the companies of the International Transport Forum’s Corporate Partnership Board (CPB) launched a work stream on this year’s Worlds Women’s Day.Read more

From magnetic tape to the cloud: Data technology in transition

Axel Gußmann (l.) and Erich Hirsch talk about how PTV data technology has changed over the last 40 years.

In today’s digital age, it is hard to imagine that routes were once planned using Excel spreadsheets and maps pinned to the wall. In 1982, PTV was one of the first companies to digitise maps.Read more

The Age of Intelligent Algorithms: AI at PTV

PTV experts discuss about AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the theme of Science Year 2019 as announced by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. No wonder: Intelligent IT systems have an impact on all areas of our lives, offering a multitude of opportunities. This topic is also on PTV’s agenda – intelligent algorithms and innovation have always been part of the company’s DNA.Read more

From research to practice

Students from the Nottingham Trent University visited the PTV headquarters.

We recently hosted students from Nottingham Trent University at our head office. They came to Karlsruhe to learn more about interesting examples of best practice and exciting infrastructure projects.

Tobias Kretz, Product Manager PTV Viswalk, and Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications at PTV Group, gave some insights into PTV’s wide range of services.… Read more

PTV Asia Pacific: Successful shift from a tool provider to a solution provider

Omid Ejtemai, Regional Managing Director of PTV Asia.

At PTV there are six sales regions worldwide, which we would like to present in the course of our anniversary year. Thus, in the first part of the series, we travelled to the Netherlands to take a closer look at the Northern Europe region.Read more

Research project SIRENE: Green wave for rescue vehicles

The SIRENE project team is developing a navigation system especially for emergency vehicles and a special program for traffic lights,

“Braunschweig is the first city in Germany to introduce a ‘digital siren and flashing light’,” reports the Braunschweig Newspaper. This innovation is an interim result of the research project SIRENE that the PTV Group is involved in.Read more

Major events: More safety through virtual pedestrian simulation

PTV Transport Consult helps develop transport, security and safety concepts for major events.

Concerts, street festivals, football matches – when tens of thousands of people meet at a major event, reliable safety concepts are essential for the organisers. Transport management is a critical part of this.Read more

PTV worldwide: How PTV software became the industry standard in the Netherlands

Dyon van Gaans is the PTV Regional Director for Northern Europe.

Think globally, act locally – this is the motto under which the PTV Group has been expanding its international presence over the past 40 years. Today there are branch offices on all continents. In the course of our anniversary year, we would like to provide you with fascinating insights into our six sales regions.Read more