14 Apr '11, 5pm

IBM Smart Phone App Predicts Traffic So You Avoid Jams

Smarter Traveler can predict traffic jams and warn you about the route you're taking before you even turn on the engine. It does this by learning your commute habits through your smart phone's GPS data, and creating personalized forecasts about your commute. It uses real-time traffic data gathered from traffic sensors, toll booths, bridges and so on to predict what traffic may be like at the time you're due to hit that area, and if you're going to be hitting major congestion, it will help reroute you.

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