Auto Expo 2014: MapmyIndia to demo location-aware mobile apps

MapmyIndia on Wednesday said it will demonstrate the Connect/Convergence suite of products and location-aware mobile apps at the Auto Expo 2014.

MapmyIndia Connected/Convergence technology allows car manufacturers to offer interactive car. The front and the rear seat travellers enjoy internet connectivity all the time. They can access services like SOS emergency app, Real Time Traffic updates, emails, concierge services, news, games, videos etc.

MapmyIndia Connect-Representation

MapmyIndia rear-seat Navitainment is the next generation of connected devices.

A new android based GPS tablet offers custom designed UI (User Interface) for car passengers. The default Location Aware UI will send instant alerts and information about places on the road you are traveling on e.g.- Petrol pumps, restaurants will pop up on the screen as alerts and upon tapping the screen it’ll open up the map and place page. This is an ideal rear-seat companion users will have access to connected Navitainment features like traffic updates, navigation, apps, videos, email etc on a large 7’ screen.

MapmyIndia Smart-Mirror

MapmyIndia Connect device enables users to mirror their smartphone/tablet screen to the car AV screen. This advanced device wirelessly puts navigation, videos, applications, games etc. on to your car dashboard. Now MapmyIndia apps loaded onto your smartphone will guide you like an in-dash car navigator. This will enable assisted driving from the back seat also. The product can be used with other screens like LCDs, LEDs, television etc.

MapmyIndia Smart Mirror is a navigator which is also a rear view mirror and doubles up as reverse camera screen.

MapmyIndia’s location-aware mobile apps cover the complete SNT (Social, Navigation and Tracking) spectrum.

“The products that connect the customers at home or office are quite different that those required in a car, due to unique dynamics and space constraints. With MapmyIndia Connected/Convergence suite of products and location-aware mobile apps we have been able to offer seamless in-car connectivity while addressing these constraints,” said Shivalik Prasad, executive director, MapmyIndia.

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