Today we have launched the latest map version (9.0) for all of India. With this, we offer enhanced map coverage along with added convenience. We have significantly added to the existing map data with 7068 cities (up by 1040 cities) at street level and the last mile has been connected for 80 cities, an addition of 24 more cities with house-level data. To top it all, we are offering 3D landmarks and 2D building foot prints for 86 cities across India.
The Smart single-line, predictive and easy place search feature enables users to search by typing in a single string, doing away with the need to type POI and address in separate columns. The search is predictive so as you start typing probable options keep appearing thus making it faster and easier to use. We feel the Indian landscape is changing, not just in geography but also in demographics. We have a higher percentage of traveling population clocking more hours in transit than ever before. To cater to the needs of this growing and energetic India, MapmyIndia is constantly innovating and enhancing navigation solutions. The map updates are a critical component of this process.
Map version 9.0 has more regional language options for the users with Voice guidance in 9 regional Indian languages other than English. For 12 Indian states the map text is in Hindi. The version 9.0 provides unparalleled coverage spanning over 2.1 million kilometers road network with advanced information like multiple names, road classification one-ways, turn restrictions, divider, service lanes, roundabouts, flyovers, tolls, slip roads, ramps and much more. The users get India’s most comprehensive, exhaustive, detailed and updated map data with – 10.63 million unique destinations (Points of Interests) and 600,000 villages. It also includes best-in-class advanced and localized navigation and driver assistance features such as extended lane guidance, junction views, sign-posts, live traffic, city guides and rich points of interest, regional voice guidance and regional maps.
We continue to offer the most localized navigation experience, with city guides, tourist guides and rich points of interest (which provide detailed descriptions and photographs of places to visit, stay, eat and shop in popular tourist destinations and cities) voice guidance in 9 regional languages – Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Kannada. The version 9.0 also offers maps in Hindi for 12 states (which display the map in Hindi). This will benefit users who prefer to communicate and interact with the navigation systems in local Indian languages and not just English.
Users can update the maps to version 9.0 in their existing navigation systems by visiting MapmyIndia’s online store: https://www.mapmyindia.com/navigator/maps/map-update
Today we have announced the launch of Rover, India’s first vehicle safety solution with house-level data. The product allows users to live track their vehicle(s) anytime anywhere – they can use mobile and web browsers to see where their vehicles are at any given time. With MapmyIndia Rover you can now ensure complete safety for your family, employees and vehicles.
MapmyIndia Rover is a dependable and robust device
The accurate map data (at house-level) ensures that you will always know where your vehicle is. The product can operate independently in any situation. There is a complement of features that keep it functional even if the vehicle has been disabled. An internal battery back-up has been provided to keep it operational when the engine has been turned off. The product is water/dust proof and equipped with an internal antenna. Whatever the conditions, Rover will keep you on track with your vehicle. You can get sms/email alerts across multiple numbers/ids of your choice. In case of a theft the vehicle can be immobilized from your smartphone. An immediate rescue operation can be launched and the vehicle’s current location be fetched by sending an SMS “FIND Vehicle Number” to 56161 from any number
An intelligent device beyond tracking
The product is not just limited to tracking but is loaded with intelligent features like Geo-fencing (setting geographical boundaries) and route setting that will set off alerts in case of any deviation. You will be able to take counter-measures, before the situation develops into a crisis. The product also allows you to mark important places that are visited regularly like your child’s school, pick up and drop points of employees, delivery destinations etc.
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Efficient vehicle/fleet operation
The MapmyIndia Rover also facilitates optimal usage and efficient operation of your vehicles. Get highly
accurate, map linked reports for your vehicle daily/ weekly/ monthly over email automatically. The product helps
you keep a check on vehicle running, over speeding instances etc. Reports on Trips & Drives/Trip & Stops, Drives
by Day/ Stops by Day/ Get stops at my places etc. are valuable to see that there is compliance to the laid out
guidelines and plans. Any discrepancies and inefficiencies can be immediately detected and acted upon.
SMS ALERTS, EXAMPLES:
“MapmyIndia Rover is a culmination of our vast experience of working with world’s leading automotive manufacturers and interface with the consumers. The product has been so designed that it will benefit the individual car/vehicle owners as well as businesses which operate vehicle fleets like BPOs, Taxi services, Logistics, Media etc. Our objective is to deploy GPS technology in the best way to secure the families and assets of millions of Indians who are working hard for the prosperity of this county,” says Rakesh Verma, Managing Director, MapmyIndia
Powered by India’s best maps
The device is powered by India’s most accurate MapmyIndia maps’ latest version 8.1. These offer India’s most comprehensive, exhaustive, detailed and updated coverage with – 10.54 million unique destinations (Points of Interests), expanded coverage of over 2 million kilometers road network, 6028 cities at street level with house address level data for 52 cities, 600000 villages and 3D & 2D landmarks in 88 cities
Availability and technical support
MapmyIndia Rover is priced at Rs 11,990. The product is available at all leading automotive and accessories retail outlets in all major cities of India. The customers are also being offered technical assistance and installation facilities at these outlets.