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Old 02-23-2013, 08:20 PM   #1
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how do traffic apps get their info ?

I have a traffic app on my iphone and here in los angeles it is spot on accurate. how do these things get their information ?
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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Secret Android and Apple GPS tracking devices placed on every vehicle. Covering entire vehicle in tin foil is the only way to block tracking of your vehicle. Google and Apple sell this data to the government. You're being tracked.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:27 PM   #4
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Combination of methods.

Inductive loops in the road surface measure speed, occupancy, and count vehicles.
GPS-enabled smartphones transmit their locations continuously.
Bluetooth "sniffers" track MAC addresses across a network.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:27 PM   #5
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OP, which app do you have? living here in socal, that would come in handy.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:32 PM   #6
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Oh... sorry... forgot who the OP was.

Thought someone wanted a serious answer
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:34 PM   #7
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like the iphone maps or what ever?

It’s spot on here as well. can even show what lane i’m in.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:39 PM   #9
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Your phone has a midget inside it calling other phone midgets in the area to find out location and speed.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:39 PM   #10
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like the iphone maps or what ever?

Itís spot on here as well. can even show what lane iím in.
THEY are tracking you
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:41 PM   #11
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THEY are tracking you
Illuminati?
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:42 PM   #12
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Knights Templar, they work in traffic control nowadays
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:50 PM   #16
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I have a traffic app on my iphone and here in los angeles it is spot on accurate. how do these things get their information ?
This deserves an infraction.
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According to this article, a company like Inrix pays “about $15,000 each to install the necessary 500-600 roadside microwave detectors” and then might charge the state half a million dollars a year to access the data.
Holy shit!

A pair of inductive loops is only $800 per lane!
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Holy shit!

A pair of inductive loops is only $800 per lane!
Aren't you a Knight Templar or do you not work in traffic control?
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Aren't you a Knight Templar or do you not work in traffic control?
LOL!

Never priced microwave.
We use inductive loop and video based vehicle detection for our signals.
We're considering a pilot program with radar to extend the useful range of above-ground detection, but my boss isn't too keen on it, and it's not compatible with our current hardware.
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