Up In The Mountains – HAFAS For The IPhone Climbs The Switzerland

Zurcher Verkehrsverbund opts for the mobile route planner by HCon Hannover, August 5th, 2010. The route planner for the iPhone, developed by the software company HCon has can win the heart of Europe the Zurich region for themselves. With HAFAS Mobile for iPhone, passengers of the Zurcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV) receive all relevant traffic information for short-haul and long-haul connections. By the individual timetable departure plans and maps to and to clues to the nearest stops are important information always available. The iPhone displays not only timetable data for the journey by train, bus, tram and boat in the canton of Zurich, but also gives timetable information for the entire Switzerland. HAFAS for the iPhone for the ZVV shows the nearest stations based on the current position of the user. Travellers therefore do not know where they are located, to get home, capturing the current position acquires GPS.

Can be sought after Stations and addresses. Advanced search parameter for choice of transport, travel preferences and return to the available stand. Route alternatives are represented in compact with door-to-door navigation and run distances. Also the traveler learns how much time until you reach the exit, and whether the desired connection can still be achieved. Location and maps based on Google maps to facilitate the orientation.

A favorite feature for stations and connections plus auto history for last made queries is also integrated. A total of 51 carriers belong to the Zurich transport network. You carried around 567 million passengers last year. With over 2,500 stations and 379 lines the entire area stretches from the Zimmerberg Andelfingen. Within the Association provide approximately 10,000 employees and employees that get the passengers to their destination. HAFAS mobile as an iPhone application is already in many countries at the start. In May of this year, the application has Europe-wide seven-digit download numbers achieved. Passengers had downloaded more than a million times the timetable for the popular smartphone. Currently, HCon developed an optimized HAFAS application for Android smartphones, as well as a new special version for Apple’s Tablet PC iPad. de/aktuell/iphone-applikation.html