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SpeedInfo to Supply Data to New TrafficGauge® Mobile Traffic Map for Bay Area


November 04, 2005, CUPERTINO, CA—SpeedInfo, a traffic data provider and leading innovator in real-time traffic sensor networks, today announced that is has signed a license agreement to supply its San Francisco Bay Area traffic speed data to TrafficGauge Inc. Powered by data from SpeedInfo, the TrafficGauge Mobile Traffic Map is being introduced today to Bay Area drivers.

With the lowest cost and most advanced comprehensive real time traffic sensor network in existence, SpeedInfo is uniquely positioned to be the content provider for a variety of real-time traffic applications. Under this new data agreement, the handheld TrafficGauge Mobile Traffic Map product will be the first real-time traffic map to provide comprehensive traffic for the San Francisco Bay Area, with updates every four minutes during peak drive times.

“We know from experience that TrafficGauge users in Los Angeles and Seattle count on us to help them outsmart traffic, and so are very demanding when it comes to the accuracy and completeness of the real-time traffic maps we provide,” said Eric Meyer, CEO of TrafficGauge. Meyer continued, “In SpeedInfo, we found a partner with data that is comprehensive, reliable, and not available from any other source – providing a critical addition to Caltrans sensors. As a result, we will deliver real-time traffic, anytime and anywhere, that is not only accurate but covers an unprecedented 900 freeway miles throughout the Bay Area.”

“We are pleased to be working with TrafficGauge to expand our real time traffic data business. Their innovative mobile traffic map solution takes full advantage of our real-time traffic speed data network to put the most important traffic information for a driver, in the palm of your hand” explains Doug Finlay, CEO of SpeedInfo.

About SpeedInfo
SpeedInfo, Inc., a privately held corporation is a leading innovator of real time traffic data networks. In addition to providing advanced traffic sensor technology, SpeedInfo server software and network expertise combine to create a commercial data infrastructure that eliminates existing problems with data latency, reliability and comprehensive coverage. SpeedInfo’s unique capabilities position the company for growth in the emerging markets for real time traffic data services. Founded in 2002, SpeedInfo is headquartered in Cupertino, Calif. Visit for more information or contact Charlie Armiger, (408)-333-9960,

About TrafficGauge

The concept of TrafficGauge was born during an especially long and aggravating commute by the company’s Founder and President, Ryan Peterson. TrafficGauge Inc., founded in 1999, is committed to saving wasted time and unnecessary stress on the road by delivering real-time traffic information where it’s needed most -- in the car, home or office. The privately-held corporation is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. For more information visit or call toll-free 1-866-872-3345.


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