Shalom Life | August 21, 2014

Rogers Signs Deal with Israeli Traffic Info Service

Cellint Traffic Solutions pairs up with Canadian provider

By: Sammy Hudes

Published: May 30th, 2012 in Business » World

Rogers Signs Deal with Israeli Traffic Info Service

An Israeli company, Cellint Traffic Solutions announced today that it has signed an exclusive deal with Rogers Communications to launch a country-wide traffic information service in Canada later this year.

Cellint, which was founded in 2005 and has headquarters near Tel Aviv, is the leading provider of real-time road traffic information based on cellular data. Cellint’s high resolution traffic information provides detection of relevant slowdowns, similar to road sensors, as well as travel time.

“We are excited to work with Rogers and we already see great interest from major industry players and key customers,” said Cellint CEO Ofer Avni.

“The combination of Rogers and Cellint is about to provide a higher standard of traffic information service in Canada than ever seen before, enabling Canadian drivers to make the most informed decisions related to their driving plans in real time.”

The company uses a technology called “TrafficSense” to continually provide traffic information through analysis of anonymous signaling data of mobile phones operating on Rogers 2G and 3G networks in vehicles.

All active phones provide anonymous travel time samples by matching their signaling data with a database of unique cellular signatures for each road, generated by the technology.

The traffic flow information is automatically analyzed and is distributed through text messages, voice messages, mapping information, TMC reports and other tools.

The service will be delivered to car manufacturers, navigation providers, mobile users, mapping portals and government agencies, according to a press release. The first customer signed is a major public transit provider in Western Canada.

“Rogers is thrilled to be working with Cellint to deliver accurate and timely traffic information to players across Canada, helping businesses more efficiently manage assets that are on the move and to better the commuting experience for Canadians,” said Mansell Nelson, Vice-President of Rogers Machine-to-Machine.

Jewish Hall of Fame: Paul Allen Jewish Hall of Fame: Paul Allen TrendingIsraeli-Arab Appointed as Apple's VP of Hardware Technologies Israeli-Arab Appointed as Apple's VP of Hardware Technologies TrendingTaipei Restaurant Sells "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti" Taipei Restaurant Sells "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti" Trending
 

Christian Organization Brings 500 Volunteers to Israel to Help Farmers

August 21, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Christian Organization Brings 500 Volunteers to Israel to Help Farmers

Organized by American Christian group HaYovel, the volunteers will work on farms throughout Judea and Samaria

Read More

Jerry Seinfeld to Receive Honorary CLIO Award

August 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Jerry Seinfeld to Receive Honorary CLIO Award

The comedian is being recognized for pushing the boundaries of creativity.

Read More

Woody Allen, Jeff Goldblum to Play Café Carlyle’s Fall Season

August 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Woody Allen, Jeff Goldblum to Play Café Carlyle’s Fall Season

The veteran film industry stars will perform jazz at New York's City famous cabaret club

Read More

Sarah Jessica Parker Takes On Ice Bucket Challenge In Front of Screaming Fans [VIDEO]

August 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Sarah Jessica Parker Takes On Ice Bucket Challenge In Front of Screaming Fans [VIDEO]

The 'Sex and the City' star completes the challenge on a hotel balcony in Texas.

Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow Takes On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Chris Martin [VIDEO]

August 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Gwyneth Paltrow Takes On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Chris Martin [VIDEO]

The GOOP blogger dumped a bucket of ice over her head while wearing a bikini.

Read More

Australian Jewish School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

August 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Australian Jewish School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

200 students of King David School were moved after a reported security breach

Read More

War Machine: American Men Are Treated Worse than 'Jews in Nazi Germany'

August 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
War Machine: American Men Are Treated Worse than 'Jews in Nazi Germany'

MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver was arrested last week in connection to the beating of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack

Read More

In Toronto, Thousands Arrive to Rally Against anti-Semitism

August 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
In Toronto, Thousands Arrive to Rally Against anti-Semitism

Over 4,000 showed up at a community march to demonstrate that "we will not be silent" in the wake of rising global anti-Semitism

Read More

More Headlines