Discontinuation notice for PTV Mapserver and PTV xServer add-on Traffic Info Loader (TIL) and Traffic Message Cannel (TMC) Data

From May 05, 2020, PTV will no longer provide updates or support for the listed traffic messages: 

 

  • Traffic messages from HERE based on the data format ML3 / WFS used by PTV Mapserver and PTV xServer
  • Traffic Info Loader (TIL) – all versions
  • Traffic message channel (TMC) as a component providing the location codes from HERE

The reason for this discontinuation notice is that the data providers stopped any data support. Therefore, PTV cannot keep the services up and running.

PTV xServer add-on

Version

Description

Here Traffic Message

All versions

Based on TMC, ML3 and WFS

Traffic Info Loader (TIL)

All versions

Module providing traffic messages

TMC HERE

All versions

Traffic component providing location codes from HERE

PTV Mapserver add-on

Version

Description

Here Traffic Message

All versions

Based on TMC, ML3 and WFS

Traffic Info Loader (TIL)

All versions

Module providing traffic messages

TMC HERE

All versions

Traffic component providing location codes from HERE

In order to assist customers, PTV Group has already provided the following upgrade paths, where clients can login to update to the latest versions of:

In accordance with PTV Group’s product discontinuation policy, we are providing you notice of this phase-out so that you have adequate time to replace the solutions via updating to the latest software versions available.

PTV Group is committed to providing the highest level of quality and service to you. Based on your requests, we constantly enhance our software and keep integrating new and improved functions and contents. Therefore, we strongly advise you to partake in our maintenance contract, as it integrates extended functions and ensures their systems always remain up-to-date – a basic prerequisite for their day-to-day operations. 

To meet the growing requirements, PTV Group, like other software providers, needs to limit the number of software versions available. This way, we can always make sure that our resources stay focused on further improving PTV xServer, PTV xServer add-ons and PTV Maps as the current software solutions create the perfect conditions for your business applications to excel. 

In case you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your representative sales partner.

TIS Updates with new functions and supported countries

PTV_TrafficIncidentsWith the TIS 2.8 (online since february 8th, 2016) and TIS 2.8.1 (online since march 15th, 2016) you get new functions regarding Dynamic Traffic Information in the Logistics products. While Traffic Patterns cover the historical situation during the day and the week, Dynamic Traffic Information considers the live road conditions. Real time changes in estimated travel times and the calculation of alternative routes are enabled.

New functions

  • Dynamic Traffic Information on Feature Layer Technology featurelayer
    for countries like Australia and the USA.
  • Added speeds to events with delays.
  • Incident and flow aggregated feeds from HERE inplemented to improve Dynamic Traffic Information.
  • New TomTom Feeds for South Africa, New Zealand, Canada and in the following new supported countries.

New supported countries with TomTom Traffic

TIS 2.8:

  • AndorraNavigation
  • Gibraltar
  • Hungary
  • Liechtenstein
  • Monaco
  • Malta
  • San Marino
  • Slovakia

TIS 2.8.1:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovenia

42er_Icon-rot_NewsFor more informations refer to our
New Content Fact Sheet Dynamic Traffic Information