[Community] RDS-TMC traffic data

Christoph Mair christoph.mair at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 07:58:58 CET 2014


Am 28.01.2014 00:47 schrieb "Ryan de Laplante" <ryan at ryandelaplante.com>:
>
> I did a preliminary investigation and it it seems that a single company
sells
> traffic data to all of the navigation system providers who then resell it
as a
> subscription service:
>
> http://www.ttwnetwork.com/index.php/how-can-i-subscribe
>
> Garmin sells a special receiver called GTM 10 TMC Traffice Receiver
(there are
> newer models now). It sits between your car radio and the antenna, and
> attaches to your Garmin device using a mini-USB cable.   It would be
> interesting to try and get this working with Neo900/OsmAnd (along with a
paid
> subscription).

You might find this talk interesting:
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2013/Fahrplan/events/5588.html

http://ftp.ccc.de/congress/2013/mp4/30c3-5588-en-de-My_journey_into_FM-RDS_h264-hq.mp4

The video is also available in other formats and on YouTube.

Happy hacking,
  Christoph

> On Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:07:20 PM Ryan de Laplante wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with navigation systems/software that can
use
> > traffic data received over FM radio?
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_message_channel
> >
> > It would be interesting to be able to use an offline maps program such
as
> > OsmAnd on Neo900/ReplicantOS to get a full featured offline navigation
> > system including live traffic data from a receive-only antenna.
> >
> > I've read that the data can be encrypted and require a subscription
with an
> > external receiver/decoder in some countries.  I haven't spent any time
> > looking into it yet, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of such a device
> > that can be attached to Android based devices and be used with Free
> > software?
> >
> >
> > Ryan
> >
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