HERE MAPS –  If you have not used them i suggest you start trying them,they are great, they have now expanded more in the Middle East, adding live traffic data to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar. Also extended is thier European coverage with live traffic in Bulgaria and Romania.


In certain metropolitan areas these types of express lanes, where the direction of the lane can change depending on, say, rush hour or congestion, HERE Real Time Traffic updates the direction of traffic flow. Not only does it keep the driver informed but it also allows them to make more intelligent routing choices based on this information.

In addition, Traffic safety warnings have been added that prompt drivers to slow down in anticipation of a quickly building traffic jam ahead, often before it becomes visible.

“HERE Real-Time Traffic is the most comprehensive, global traffic service commercially available on the market today,” says Tony Belkin, Director of Traffic and Dynamic Content for HERE. “With HERE Real-Time Traffic, Predictive Traffic, Traffic Patterns and Analytics, HERE is clearly leading the industry in advanced traffic content and services.”


HERE was given an overall score of 8.02 by Ovum and the clear number one spot in its ‘completeness’ index, which rates the overall capabilities of providers in the location-based services market. The score reflected our company’s leadership position in mapping data, traffic and signage information, the feature set of its location platform, the ability for customers to access data across different devices, as well as its applicability across different industries.

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In order to provide up-to-the-minute information about current traffic conditions and incidents that could cause delays, real time data is collected and updated every 60 seconds 24/7 from a broad range of sources, including billions of speed probes taken from cars and mobile devices every day.

For more info and to keep up to date with new from them look  HERE

By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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