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Sygic Adds Predictive Routing For Free To Mobile App

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

GPS navigation service Sygic is currently rolling out a new feature dubbed as “Predictive Routing”, and it is now available for free to more than 250 million users around the world. Sygic claims that the new feature of its mobile application will result in shorter travel times and more accurate estimated arrival times. The navigation service uses historical data of average vehicle speeds that was gathered in a span of two years, rather than simply using the speed limits of each road. This data is then used in conjunction with other pieces of information, including the location of traffic lights and roundabouts as well as the time of the day, to determine all the possible routes and choose which path offers the shortest travel time. Aside from determining the fastest route, the algorithm used by Sygic will also offer other alternative routes that people can choose from.
Sygic further noted that the method utilized by its navigation system will allow its mobile application to identify the fastest way to the...

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