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IT majors to benefit from regulatory push for telematics by Times of India

An Article on Times of India exhibits the role of MapmyIndia in telematics. With 5,000 enterprise customers, Mapmyindia offers telematics answers for a scope of customers from Ola, Safexpress, schools and city partnerships. From just following, “We have two products — one which is deep installed in the vehicle and a plug and play device. From merely tracking, our device can give information like temperature, whether the doors were opened, driving habits etc,” said Rohan Verma, CTO and Executive Director, Mapmyindia. For taxi aggregators, fleet owners it solves a major pain point by letting them track their drivers’ behaviour, including driving patterns, head-on collisions, and possible sexual assault on passengers.

MapmyIndia IOT Devices

MapmyIndia IOT Devices

Ranjani Ayyar writes, IT majors and telecom organizations in India are best ready to benefit from the most recent administrative push towards telematics. At first, telematics was intended to find vehicle and track courses but today, a telematics solution which can be any device transmitting real-time data to track vehicle location, provide geo-fencing, car driving pattern, alert emergency services in case of accidents, call for towing and give engine/battery health indicators, etc. Cognizant and Infosys are currently working with global insurers around driving behaviours, driver safety, fleet management, and usage-based insurance.

For more read: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/it-majors-to-benefit-from-regulatory-push-for-telematics/articleshow/58136318.cms?from=mdr

The Hindu covers MapmyIndia’s eLoc

The Hindu writes about MapmyIndia’s eLoc – A digital Address System that replaces the postal address with a unique, verified, six-character  code. B Pradeep Nair has written how MapmyIndia eLoc makes complex addresses have a unique eLoc. Places even inside a building, inside a campus or a flat in an apartment complex can have a unique eLoc. People will be able to navigate right up to the doorstep and navigation becomes easier for e-commerce, logistics and transportation companies. They precious resources like fuel & time to optimize operations.

Read more here- The Hindu

Businessworld covers MapmyIndia’s eLoc – India’s first Nation-wide Digital Address System

Businessworld covers MapmyIndia’s eLoc – India’s first Nation-wide Digital Address System. The Journalist talks about how eLoc makes individual commuter’s and travelers’ lives much easier through quick and precise navigation to a destination, enhances field delivery/visit capabilities and profitability of businesses across e-commerce, transportation, and logistics-heavy sectors, and brings productivity and transparency to government services, delivery and taxation at a property level. Visit: www.mapmyindia.com/eloc

With over 200+ crore rupees of private investment into advanced mapping technology, extensive field data survey, and private-private and public-private ecosystem building, MapmyIndia has helped India leap frog in digital world with advanced location solutions.
Get your eLoc today by searching for an address at www.eloc.me

If you cannot find it, follow these easy steps to create your eLoc today!

Easy steps to create your eLoc today!

Easy steps to create your eLoc today!

Like Aadhaar is the identity of a person, eLoc is the identity of a place or business”!

NEW DELHI: The typical postal address is a few lines long. Now, you can shrink it into just six characters — no matter how long and complicated it is — and share with anyone who can find the building, business or even your home that it represents with almost pinpoint accuracy.

More than eight years after it started working on it, digital mapping company MapmyIndia formally launched eLoc (short for e-Location) on Thursday. For now, it is a free service.
It shortens an address into a combination of six alphabets and numbers. You can put it on your visiting card, on a website or share via any other means. If someone is looking to reach you, the person needs to just enter the eLoc in MapmyIndia’s maps portal (or app) and it will instantly offer turn-by-turn directions right up to your address.

Shrink Your Postal Address

Shrink Your Postal Address

The closest to eLoc, in a context that everyone can understand, is our PIN code. The problem with the PIN code is that it specifies an area that could as large as 50 square kilometres. An eLoc, on the other hand, can guide the user right up to the address.

If you’re reading this, chances are that the eLoc for your address has already been created. You can head over to www.mapmyindia. com/eloc and check. Once you have your eLoc (ABC123 for example), you can also share a short URL to it, which will be //eloc.me/ABC123. Clicking the link will open MapmyIndia’s maps in a web browser and show you the precise location. If you don’t have an eLoc, you can right click on the map and create one.

Apart from consumer use, businesses and government services, too, could benefit from eLoc. Taxi aggregators, emergency services, local deliveries, courier services, property administration, postal services and others can all use it.

“Just like Aadhaar is the identity of a person, eLoc is the identity of an address or a business,” said Rakesh Verma, managing director of MapmyIndia. “Over 2 crore (20 million) eLocs have been generated already and, apart from the address, it can also include more information about a business.”

When asked about monetising the eLoc, he said: “Initially, we want to do whatever it takes to get the maximum number of people to start using it. At some point, business will start benefiting from eLocs and that’s when we will look at monetising. We want to take the total 20 million eLocs to about 100 million – as we keep building house addresses, the eLoc database will be built alongside”.

Read more here: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/shrink-your-postal-address-to-six-characters-with-eloc/articleshow/57089667.cms

MapmyIndia Rover Bike launched in India

Rover Bike

Rover Bike is a motorcycle-tracking device, the latest offering from MapmyIndia. Rover Bike can be fitted on any two-wheeler using a plug-in type installation at any MapmyIndia store. Installation of Rover Bike does not tamper with the warranty of the motorcycle and scooter.

Rover Bike displays maps and location details with the help of a built-in GPS and Internet connectivity. Once the installation on a motorcycle or scooter is complete, customers can access all the data on their smartphones. The maps show turn-by-turn directions to the bike, estimated time of arrival and also location sharing.

The Rover Bike app is free and available across all platforms (iOS, Android and Windows). With the Rover Bike app, customers not only can track the position of their vehicle but also monitor their speeds. One also has the options of viewing pre-recorded information. This device would be a great help for fleet owners, couriers and parents.

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Other features include:-

  1. Alerts of ignition on/off
  2. Over-speeding
  3. Idling
  4. Servicing
  5. Pollution or insurance expiry due.

All of this is sent to the owner through the mobile app, email and SMS. It can also store electronic copies of driving license, registration certificate, insurance policy and pollution certificate etc.

Rover Bike can be bought online or through the MapmyIndia outlets in the country. Product and technical assistance will be available at bike dealerships and accessory shops that deal with MapmyIndia products across India. Rover Bikes comes with a warranty of 12 months.