Pooch-O App to Book Delhi’s GPS Enanled Auto-rickshaws

Pooch-O App to Book Delhi’s GPS Enanled Auto-rickshaws

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“Poocho-O” an Android app was launched today by Delhi’s Lt. Governer Najeeb Jung.

Delhi Intergrated Multi-Model Transit System (DIMTS) has developed “Pooch-O”. The app will enable commutators to use their smartphone to hire a GPS fitted auto-rickshaw in national capital.

The app will facilitate to locate near by auto fitted with GPS and can then call its driver, whose number is registered with DIMTS.

Launching Pooch-O at his secretariat, Jung said that this is very advanced technology, which would be very useful especially for women travelling in auto at night.

“After booking auto through this app, commuters can share their travel details on Facebook and Twitter so that their friends and family members can get to know about their locations. Besides, there are several security elements in this app,” Jung told reporters.

“Pooch-O users can also calculate estimated fare for their trip and even track the auto to check if it is coming towards them or not after calling its drivers. This app will soon be available on iphone. Auto drivers will also be benefited with this app as they will easily have passengers,” S N Sahai, managing director (DIMTS) said.

The Poocho-O app is only available for Android phones and can be downloaded free from Google Play Store.

Source: Tech2

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