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INRIX Traffic Now Available for Windows 8!

INRIX Traffic for Windows 8 is now live in the Windows Store! This app release is an important first step of many to bring our community members onto all important platforms including desktops, tablets, and smartphones.  Now avoiding the traffic has never been easier.   By working closely with the Windows 8 Team, we were […]

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It’s About Time…

Yes it is.  Time is the one thing that all of us get an equal amount of every day.  However, how that time is used varies wildly from person to person.  Whether it’s work, medical appointments, leisure and family time, gardening, sport, eating, traveling, socializing, or sitting in traffic, our time quickly diminishes with every […]

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Safe and in SYNC while on the drive

Call me obsessive, but, I love the fact that my smartphone keeps me connected all the time.  However, driving with my kid in the back while staying connected is hard and unsafe!  This is why INRIX and Ford have partnered to build the safest in-car experience.  With Ford SYNC Destinations, a mobile app available on […]

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Magic? How INRIX Traffic Crowd-Sourcing Really Works

How exactly does INRIX deliver such accurate traffic?  Is it magic?  Dad, are we there yet?  These are three of the more popular questions I hear these days.    The answers:  INRIX “crowd-sources” the traffic; No; Let me check my mobile app. OK, so what is “crowd-sourcing” and how does INRIX do it?  Well, in February, […]

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Navigating the “Navigation” Mobile App Category

I’m often asked why INRIX Traffic is in the “navigation” category of the various mobile app stores.   My reply: “Our 100+ million drivers navigate to home and work typically 5 days per week”. Think about it for a minute.  Every time you jump into your car you “navigate”.  Often you navigate to the places […]

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Oh Canada! You’ve Made INRIX Traffic the Nation’s #1 Traffic app.

Just a quick note on this Family Day holiday (Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan) to say thank you to all our Canadian INRIX Traffic members.  With your help, INRIX Traffic is now the nation’s #1 Traffic app and a Top 10 free “Navigation” application overall which includes Traffic, Local Search, and Turn-by-turn apps. Here is a […]

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Thanks for a great 2011! To celebrate we’re giving away $1000!

We want to thank you for your feedback, insight and enthusiasm over the past year.  Your input has pushed and inspired us to keep driving INRIX Traffic forward.   In appreciation of your support and to celebrate our best year yet we’re giving away $1000 to one lucky winner. Reviews are important, they improve app visibility […]

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INRIX Traffic 3.6: Improved Traffic Alerts and Cup Holder Mode!

The Mobile team is excited to announce INRIX Traffic version 3.6 of our iPhone/iPad app. What’s New in this Version Landscape mode Cup holder mode (works upside down and with your car charger) Improved Traffic Alerts Better Incident Filtering With landscape and cup holder mode, you can now position your mobile device in any orientation […]

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Beyond the App: iOS & Battery Life

Since we shipped our iOS 5 update (INRIX Traffic 3.5.1), many of you have alerted us that you’ve been experiencing increased battery drain.  While it would appear this would be the result of persistent use of the GPS in order to provide you with personalized traffic alerts based on your location, this is not the […]

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INRIX Traffic 3.5.1: Best of both worlds: Real time traffic alerts and minimal battery drain

INRIX is working hard to provide our members with the best of both worlds: the ability to notify you of upcoming traffic influencing incidents, like accidents and police activity, while limiting the drain of your phone’s battery. The app does this by using Apple’s Location Services functionality that allows us to use cell tower triangulation, […]

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