Posts tagged as: Waze

Waze Beacons Comes To NYC – Gives New Yorkers Accurate Geolocation In Tunnels

Waze has installed a series of new Bluetooth beacons in NYC tunnels that permit accurate positioning for drivers using smartphones for real-time navigation. GPS signals generally don’t reach into tunnels. The Waze Beacons permit better functioning of Waze apps, as well as any other location-based apps, including Google Maps. Drivers need only ensure that their […]

Waze Beta Testing Expanded Audio Player

Waze recently partnered with more music services so people can access and listen to their favorite content while navigating between points. Waze partnered with Spotify last year, but announced an expanded media player within the Waze mobile app that works with seven new content providers. The additional services include Pandora, Deezer, iHeartRadio, NPR One, Scribd, Stitcher, […]

Waze Comes To Apple’s CarPlay

Google today said iPhone users can opt for Google-owned Waze instead of Apple Maps for navigating in their CarPlay-equipped car. Apple added support for third-party apps to CarPlay in iOS 12, which was released earlier this month. Google updated its Waze real-time traffic app in order to make it compatible with iOS 12 and CarPlay. […]

Waze Is Now Included as Part of Android Auto

Fans of Waze can now access the popular crowdsourcing map owned by Google through their vehicle’s in-car display or touchscreens. Waze is now part of Android Auto, Google’s car software platform that brings the functionality and feel of a smartphone to the vehicle’s central screen. The merge, which was initially announced more than a year […]

Spotify and Waze Join Forces to Enhance Your In-Car Listening While Detting Directions

Waze and Spotify have announced a partnership to provide integration between the two apps. If you have Spotify in the foreground, Waze alerts and directions will be displayed while driving. Conversely, if you have Waze in the foreground, you’ll be able to pause Spotify music as well as hit previous and next track buttons   […]

Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service ‘Waze Rider’

Following successful tests in Israel and the San Francisco Bay Area , Waze is planning an expansion of its carpooling service to several US cities and Latin America. Waze Rider has some major differences a from Uber and Lyft, but is cheaper as a result. It is not a Taxi replacement but a ride share system.  Think of it […]

Waze Expands Carpool Service in the City by the Bay

Waze’s ride-sharing service is branching out in San Francisco. In May, Waze invited a handful of local employers and commuters to test a new carpooling option. The project was initially available to more than 25,000 employees at select companies (including Adobe and Walmart Global eCommerce), who were matched with drivers from the app’s 700,000-plus Bay […]

Waze Beacons Are a Cheap Solution to Power Navigation in Tunnels

Dropping a satellite signal when going can be lsoing your favorite radio station, but it can also effect navigation systems.  So sometimes you can out of the dark into the light with the question – “Where am I?” Waze and Bluvision are teaming up to combat this so-called “tunnel blindness” with Waze Beacons. Installed on […]

Waze Carpool Comes to San Francisco

10 months after launching the service in Israel, Google-owned mapping service Waze is expanding its carpooling service to San Francisco to help solve the city’s traffic problems. The service, which is called RideWith in Israel, is simply called Waze Carpool here in the United States and is open to a select number of employers and […]

Waze Launches Updated Android Version – New UI and Features

Waze has officially announced a new version of their Android app that completely refreshes the user interface and adds numerous new features. The Android version of the Google-owned service that allows drivers to create a real-time map has long been due for an overhaul. While the interface will be new to Android users, version 4.0 of […]

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