Partial discontinuation notice for PTV xServer add-on “Traffic Info Loader” (TIL)

To ensure a smooth transition, we would like to let you know that PTV Group will partly be discontinuing the add-on product “Traffic Info Loader” as of 31st of December 2019 (details see below).

To support your business application, PTV Group has already realized an extended approach based on the Feature Layer Technology which replaces the Traffic Info Loader. To provide detailed information, please use PTV’s Online documentation as follows: Feature Layer (PTV_TrafficIncidents).

1. New customers / prospects:

As per 31st of December 2019, the PTV xServer add-on module Traffic Info Loader (TIL) will no longer be available to potential customers of PTV xServer. The discontinuation of PTV xServer add-on TIL is due to the fact that a new technology (so called feature layer “PTV_TrafficIncidents”) replaces the deprecated TIL.

2. Existing customers:

For existing customers of PTV xServer, TIL is partially discontinued according to the conditions set out in the following:

1. PTV xServer existing customers with use of TIL on PTV TomTom maps: Complete discontinuation as of 31stof December 2019. Existing customers of PTV xServer will no longer be able to use the TIL service (no support and no maintenance included).

2. PTV xServer existing customers with use of TIL on PTV HERE maps: Within the framework of the existing contracts, PTV will continue to provide TIL services to existing customers of PTV xServer which allows for an unmodified use of TIL until further notice. Please notice that the current TIL version 3.2.3 must be used.

In accordance with PTV Group’s product discontinuation policy, we are providing you notice of this phase-out receiving adequate time to update your application via using the Feature Layer technology.

3. Additional discontinuation notice for PTV xServer add-on TIL effective from 31st of December 2019:

PTV xServer add-on Version Comment
Traffic Info Loader 3.2.2 Previous versions already terminated

In case you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

By Dr. Michael Nutto

Solution Director for PTV xServer. Responsible for the strategy of PTV xServer. I'd like to discuss market trends and requirements with our partners and end customers. Therefore, feel free to contact me about my published blogs.