Intelligent street lighting provides traffic information

f.l.t.r. Peter Möhl, Director Traffic Software at PTV and Oliver Deuschle, Head of SMIGHT have teamed up to improve real-time traffic management.

The smart city of tomorrow is benefiting from the increasing intelligence of our infrastructure. The EnBW brand SMIGHT (Smart City Light)  and  PTV Group have teamed up in a joint development initiative to optimise urban traffic in real time.Read more

PTV Smartour is the “Best Technology Application” in Australia

Andrew Gibbons, PTV Software Developer, received the Mercury Award in Melbourne on behalf of PTV.

PTV Group received the “Best Technology Application” Award for their software Smartour at the Mercury Awards 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Held in partnership with MEGATRANS 2018, a business-to-business trade event, Mercury Awards celebrated outstanding achievement in the logistics and supply chain sector.… Read more

From Vision Zero to Action Zero!

Over 40 Transport Ministers and delegations from all around the world met at the ITF in Leipzig.

Everything revolved around the topic of road safety at this year’s international transport summit, organised by the International Transport Forum ( ITF)/OECD in Leipzig, Germany. The audience included high-ranking officials, over 40 Transport Ministers and delegations from all around the world.Read more

The Electrified City: Opportunities and Challenges for Southeast Asia

The German delegates of the travelling conference visiting the partner university in Bangkok.

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How can electrification of cities in Southeast Asia contribute to a more sustainable development? This major issue of concern to Asian cities was part of the agenda of the travelling conference “The Electrified City” financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).… Read more

Fun at work: Who has good cards at PTV during the lunch hour?

Colleagues from different departments are playing Tichu.

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Lunchtime on the PTV Campus at the headquarters in Karlsruhe. While most colleagues drink coffee and talk, two tables truly stand out. For there, people are playing cards. A group of ten to twelve people meets every day during lunch to play Tichu.… Read more

AEOLIX: TestFest presents first research results

In different sessions, the technical components (Connectivity Engine, Dashboard, Toolkit) of the AEOLIX Platform were presented. (Photo: Ertico).

The European research project AEOLIX (Architecture for European Logistics Information eXchange), that PTV Group is involved in, was launched just over a year ago (as we reported earlier).Read more

Mexico: The delivery of goods is a matter of life or death

It is crucial that trucks can take the supplies to the affected towns. Photo: Aryana Benavides / David Valdovinos

Mexico suffered from two major earthquakes during the past two weeks. On behalf of the Undersecretary of Infrastructure of the Nation, the General Director of the Mexican Institute of Transportation (IMT) contacted Vicente Torres, our managing director in Mexico, and asked for help.Read more