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Aeris, MapmyIndia Forge Partnership to Tap Internet of Things Market in India

MapmyIndia joins hands with Aeris

MapmyIndia joins hands with Aeris

Aeris, an Internet of Things (IoT) service provider formed a partnership with MapmyIndia to offer geo-spatial intelligence based IoT solutions in India by leveraging their respective areas of competence.

It is said that the global IoT market is expected to cross $200 billion by 2020. The IoT market in India stands at $5.6 billion with 200 million connected devices in 2016. This is expected to grow to $15 billion with 2.7 billion devices by 2020 presenting a significant opportunity for technology and service providers.

Managing Director, MapmyIndia, Mr. Rakesh Verma said that the world is moving from automatic to autonomous operations. “The partnership with Aeris, a pioneer in the IoT space, will go a long way in making the Indian businesses globally competitive. I am confident that the combination of MapmyIndia’s best-in-class mapping & GIS solutions and the pioneering IoT prowess and global experience of Aeris will be a big boon for not just the Indian businesses and enterprises but will benefit the whole country.”

Aeris and MapmyIndia will jointly develop solutions which are expected to address business challenges such as ubiquitous tracking through connectivity.

President, Aeris Communications, Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, said “We are witnessing the evolution of the IoT ecosystem globally with businesses recognizing the need to invest in technologies and solutions based on IoT. Our tie-up with MapmyIndia is primed towards helping businesses leverage the potential of IoT to realize business benefits that are multi-dimensional, innovation-driven and transformative. I am confident that this will change the way verticals operate and companies perform,”

For more information, please contact:

Aeris
Kevin Petschow
+1.312.985.9182
Kevin.Petschow@aeris.net
or
Prayukth K V
+919900384022 
Prayukth.kv@aeris.net 

MapmyIndia
Naman Mittal
+91 9718001166 
naman.mittal@mapmyindia.com

 

Connected motorcycle & scooter “Mobiking Experience” – MapmyIndia launches Rover Bike

  • Rover Bike

    Rover Bike- Connected motorcycle

    Real-time GPS based, motorbike & scooter tracking device

  • Integrated with mobile apps – Free Android, iOS, Windows
  • Safety and security alerts – Over-speeding, geo-fence breach, idling etc.
  • Bike maintenance & compliance alerts – Servicing, Pollution, Insurance etc.
  • Location sharing; history & animated play of previous rides

New Delhi, December 22, 2016: MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium-quality digital maps, GPS navigation, GPS tracking, location-based apps and GIS solutions, today announced the launch of Rover Bike. A state-of-the-art connected IoT device for motorbikes, Rover Bike is a comprehensive solution that offers a connected biking experience. It is inconspicuous and easy to install. With this small addition you will never be out of touch with your motorbike.

Rover Bike is powered by MapmyIndia’s proprietary best-in-class maps and location technologies and comes equipped with built-in GPS and Internet connectivity. Users get a free accompanying mobile app (iOS, Android, Windows) that keeps them connected with the bike. Rover Bike is a gps tracker for bike, once fitted onto your motorcycle, it lets you see where it is, through a secure portal 24×7. You get LIVE locations of your motorbike on a map, down to building-level detail, with direction as well as speed. Your drives are continuously and securely monitored and recorded. They also get the option of the animated replay of their previous rides.

This bike security system ensures safety, security, compliance and maintenance of your motorbike. Alerts and information related to ignition on/off, over-speeding, idling, breach of geo-fence (leaving from or arriving at a particular location), servicing, pollution or insurance expiry due etc. are relayed to users via the mobile app, emails and SMSes. Users can store important documents electronically in their app such as Driving License, Registration Certificate, Insurance Policy and Pollution Certificate etc. They can also see the expected time of arrival at a particular destination, get turn by turn directions to their bike when they are away from the bike or have parked it, share the current location of the vehicle, and simultaneously monitor multiple bikes – location and movement on the map. All these features make Rover Bike a must-have gadget for any bike owner and their loved ones.

“MapmyIndia has always endeavored to enhance the way Indians travel. Many of our innovations have made car travel more comfortable, productive and connected. With bike tracking devices like Rover Bike MapmyIndia wants to offer these benefits to motorbike users also. There are more two-wheelers in India than in any other country in the world and like the car market we intend to be lead the way in this segment too. I am confident that the unique combination of tracking, navigation and value added services offered by Rover Bike, will be well received by the users and the market,” says Shivalik Prasad, Executive Director, MapmyIndia

Rover Bike has been attractively priced at Rs. 3990/-. The price includes the device and SIM charges. Service for the device can be bought at Rs. 2400/- for a year. For SMSes users will have to buy a suitable plan, additionally. Email Alerts are bundles free with the device. The product is available online at http://www.mapmyindia.com/rover-bike/. The product and technical assistance is also available at many bike dealerships and accessory shops across India. The hardware comes with a manufacturer warranty of 12 months.

About MapmyIndia
MapmyIndia’s mission is to make the world better through maps and location technologies. Founded in 1992, MapmyIndia is India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps, and GIS solutions.

Headquartered in New Delhi with offices across India, MapmyIndia is an ISO 9001-2012 company with 750+ people that pioneered digital mapping in India. Since 1995, through continuous efforts of its 400+ professional field surveyors and state-of-the-art mapping technology, including its revolutionary RealView service which captures, analyses and publishes the world in 3D and 360-degree photo-realistic clarity, MapmyIndia has built its proprietary MapmyIndia Maps, the most comprehensive, accurate, reliable, full-featured, professionally created and continuously updated digital map dataset for all India, which are used for a wide range of applications including Navigation, Telematics, Autonomous Driving, Geographic Information Systems, Location Based Services and Smart Cities.

MapmyIndia makes not just the most advanced, accurate and detailed maps of India, but also the best GPS-based IoT (“Internet of Things”) devices optimised for use in vehicle, asset and personal navigation and tracking, market-leading location-based enterprise SaaS (“Software as a Service”), popular and delightful hyper-local mobile and web consumer apps, including maps.mapmyIndia.com, India’s very first and most detailed, accurate and comprehensive interactive online mapping portal, and NaviMaps, the best offline GPS navigation app for India. To enterprises and developers, MapmyIndia also provides a whole range of Map, LBS, GIS, GPS and Telematics Platforms, APIs, professional services and customized solutions which infuse rich and valuable location intelligence into their own apps, solutions, systems and workflows.

Drivemate Max – Highway Stars

Modern cars sure are tech-savvy these days; the use of cars has increased due to its luxurious and comfort ride. For this, there is an increase demand for proper safety system which is just not a luxury, but has become a necessity today. Currently vehicle tracking devices are used as a safety system in all cars.

DriveMate is MapmyIndia’s latest GPS plug-and-play IoT device to help keep your cars safe! and provides real-time monitoring of your car or fleet: Live location tracking shown on MapmyIndia’s best-in-class maps down to building-level detail, SMS/ Email alerts for vehicle theft/misuse, engine on/off, over-speeding, idling, and entry/exit of geo-fences etc.and analysis of Driving behavior insights – such as harsh acceleration, harsh braking and harsh cornering are just a few of the cool features of this state-of-the-art OBD device!

DriveMate Max gives the car owner Mobile app connectivity with their car dealer or service center so they can simply tap to request roadside assistance if the car has broken down or car servicing when service is due. With the customer and dealership connected, it enhances the overall customer experience with features like dealer contact details, simplified service appointment process and call for road side assistance by sharing location with the dealership. MapmyIndia’s Drivemate Max is a truly connected car experience with benefits for both the Car Dealers and Customers.

Recently Tushar Kanwar reviewed Drivemate Max as a “Highway Star” in The Telegraph””. He mentions car gadgets like Drivemate Max are more like insurance policies, working silently in the background, yet invaluable should you need them! Do take a look at the coverage here! DriveMate is a really cutting edge product that is on par in the market place today!!
Know more at: www.mapmyindia.com/drivematemax

The Financial Express gives a thumbs up to DriveMate!

Vikram Chaudhary from The Financial Express gives a positive nod to DriveMate, our latest IoT connected car technology!

“…DriveMate will warn you if someone is trying to break into your car, it will send you a message if your driver exceeds the speed limit, it would even tell you which all places your car had been driven. DriveMate is more than a car tracker, it also functions as a wallet for storing soft copies of driving licence, insurance, registration and PUC.

Small in size around about two cubic inches, the DriveMate is activated when you plug it into a car’s OBD port (most modern car have this port, generally under the dashboard, near the accelerator and brake pedals). In case you are looking for more features, you can go ahead and buy the DriveMate Max device, for Rs 14,990. Other than that you can get DriveMate Max Program, which includes single-tap connection with your car dealers, service centre or road side assistance.

After first year of usage, you need to pay renewal charge of Rs 2,400/year.

Key Features:

1 year free mobile app access
1 year SIM charges
Unlimited email alerts

You have to buy a separate SMS pakage top-up. Service renewal is required after 1 year (Rs 2,400/year) and the price is Rs 9,990…”

MapmyIndia Showcases Self-driving Car-tech at the Auto Expo 2016

MapmyIndia RealView: Technology to power Self-driving cars among other Applications

MapmyIndia RealView: Advanced Technology to power Self-driving cars among other Applications

New Delhi, February 3, 2016: MapmyIndia, India’s leader in digital maps, GPS and location technologies will be showcasing novel and innovative technologies that will help build self-driving cars, at the Auto Expo 2016 – Components Show, from Feb 4th-7th at Stall No. 35, Hall No. 2-5, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. MapmyIndia will also be showcasing its range of automotive and transportation focused map and GPS products and solutions.

“MapmyIndia’s mission is to make the world better through maps and location technologies. We are very passionate about making cars and cities in India smarter and safer, which can ultimately improve the lives of all citizens in India. We have been building extremely detailed, accurate and updated maps of India for the last 20 years and have continuously invested in building cutting-edge technologies that can push the boundaries of what’s possible in India. Today, we are in a unique position to provide vital technologies, which can accelerate the advent of self-driving cars in India. We are well integrated into the automotive OEM universe and look forward to showcasing our latest technologies at Auto Expo. I am happy to say that MapmyIndia’s maps, location technologies and solutions have stood the test of time and demands of the industry. We will continue to introduce innovative map and GPS technologies and solutions that help make India better,” says Rakesh Verma, Managing Director, MapmyIndia

RealView Technology and Advanced Maps for Self-Driving Cars
To add additional safety and self-driving capabilities in cars, MapmyIndia is offering to vehicle manufacturers a novel solution, RealView, in addition to its Advanced Map data that already powers the navigation systems in most cars in India today. MapmyIndia RealView syncs high-resolution panoramas (360 degree photos) with highly accurate GPS and accelerometer data to create a ground truth reference dataset for the car’s driving system. In addition, MapmyIndia RealView, when paired with MapmyIndia’s highly detailed and accurate Advanced Map data set for India can be used geo-tag, measure and analyze various assets of interest, such as potholes, speed breakers, road signs, traffic signals overhead bridges, lane markers, road shoulders etc. which can help give cars advanced warning of upcoming objects and help cars make intelligent decisions on driving and alerting maneuvers in advance, improving safety and enhancing Advanced Driving Assistance and Self-Drive capabilities of cars in India. Finally, MapmyIndia RealView can also be used by government agencies, especially transport and road authorities, for improved road design, traffic planning, encroachment analysis etc. to improve the underlying transport infrastructure which can facilitate safer road conditions. At Auto Expo, MapmyIndia will be showcasing demonstrations of its RealView technology. There are many more applications of MapmyIndia’s RealView technologies, and those interested can read more here.

Map and GPS Solutions for Consumers, OEMs and Enterprises
At Auto Expo this year, MapmyIndia will also be demonstrating the following:
• An upcoming consumer product, DriveMate, which is a plug-and-play GPS IoT Device for Vehicle Tracking and Driver Behaviour Monitoring. DriveMate, as an OEM solutions, can also plug into the vehicle’s CAN interface to share vehicle diagnostics and health information.
• Connected Car platform targeted towards car manufacturers and tier 1 system suppliers, which delivers Smartphone-Connected In-car Navigation, Telematics and Map APIs for making the Car Infotainment System and 3rd Party Apps Location-Aware. This platform is already being used by Tata Motors and was recently launched by Jaguar Land Rover as well.
• Computer Aided Dispatch Solution for Emergency Response Vehicles such as Fire Trucks, Ambulances and Police Vehicles and GPS Fleet Management System for School Buses and Logistics Trucks, which can help improve capabilities and productivity of these enterprise fleets. Force Motors is showcasing MapmyIndia’s School Bus Tracking and Live Surveillance Solutions at their pavilion as well.

About MapmyIndia
MapmyIndia (CE Info Systems (P) Ltd.) is India’s leader in premium quality map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps, and GIS solutions. MapmyIndia’s mission is to make the world better through maps and location technologies. A New Delhi-based ISO 9001-2012 company with 750+ people, founded in 1992, MapmyIndia pioneered digital mapping in India, and since 1995, through continuous field surveys and state-of-the-art mapping technology, has built its proprietary MapmyIndia Maps, the most comprehensive, accurate, reliable, full-featured and continuously updated digital map dataset for all India. MapmyIndia builds and provides the most advanced maps of India, the best GPS-based IoT (“Internet of Things”) devices optimised for in-vehicle and personal navigation and tracking, market-leading location-based SaaS (“Software as a Service”) for enterprise and professional use, and popular and delightful hyper-local consumer mobile and web apps, including maps.mapmyIndia.com, India’s very first interactive online mapping portal, and NaviMaps, the best offline GPS navigation app for India.