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Allstate start-up launches ‘distracted driver’ pricing technology

Arity, a Chicago-based data start-up by insurer Allstate, has launched a new technology designed to help insurers price individual motor policies partly based on how distracted they are by mobile technology while driving.

January 25, 2018 | Intelligent Insurer


Allstate-founded tech company takes on distracted driving

Arity, a technology company founded by The Allstate Corporation, has launched a new product to help insurers fully understand the risks of distracted driving.

January 25, 2018 | Insurance Business Journal


Saving money by not texting and driving

Putting your smartphones down while driving is not only safer — but could one day save you money.

January 24, 2018 | ABC Austin


Do you text and drive? Your car insurance may go up

Arity, a unit of insurance giant Allstate, is tracking in-car smartphone use so that insurance companies can either punish or reward drivers, depending on how they use their phone while driving.

January 24, 2018 | CNN


C space influencer studio with Gary Hallgren, Arity

James Kotecki of C Space Influencer Studio speaks with Gary Hallgreen, President at Arity.

January 1, 2018 | CES Videos


Where are Chicago’s driverless cars?

At a City Council meeting last August, where Chicago officials were discussing the future of driverless cars in the city, Alderman Edward M. Burke showed a clip from the film “Back to the Future.”

January 11, 2018 | ChicagoInno


Insurer to monitor drivers via cell phone data

Arity, which spun off from Allstate in 2016, collects the data from 1.1 million drivers for both Allstate and Esurance who chose to opt-in to a program that offers a discount in exchange for the data.

January 7, 2018 | The Car Connection


Eight insurers poised for digital excellence in 2018

The connected-car services provider inked its first client other than its parent company Allstate when National General signed on last fall.

January 3, 2018 | Digital Insurance


How your next navigation app could reduce your chances of a car crash

Mobile apps have gotten so good at steering you to the fastest possible route to your job or your home because of all the notes they take about when traffic slows or stops.

December 27, 2017 | Yahoo


Predictions 2018: Cars steal mobility innovation thunder from smartphones

Vehicles now appear to be the mobile innovation platform of choice as smartphones begin to level off in terms of new functionality.

December 20, 2017 | eWeek


How Arity puts people in the driver seat of their culture first strategy

Gary and Steph seem to have cracked the culture code by fostering an environment of trust, mutual respect, tolerance for failure and transparent communication.

December 20, 2017 | Huffington Post


Allstate spinoff Arity uses cellphone data to be high-tech backseat driver

Hallgren is president of Chicago-based Arity, a year-old Allstate tech startup that uses smartphone apps and add-on devices to track every move drivers make behind the wheel.

December 13, 2017 | Chicago Tribune