MapmyIndia launches advanced tracking device for commercial, public transport vehicles

India’s leading location technology company MapmyIndia has announced the launch of intelligent tracking device compliant with AIS 140 (Automotive Industry Standard 140), certified by Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) and in line with Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways (MoRTH) directive & notifications.

Mapmylndia’s AIS 140 complaint tracking device has been specially developed for use in commercial and public transport vehicles.

“MapmyIndia has always been at the forefront of introducing products and solutions that have made travel safer, smarter and productive. We are happy to contribute to the Government of India’s mission to make travel safer for Indians with solutions. We are bringing both standard and CAN based devices to also support use cases around predictive maintenance for a large fleet of vehicles. These are powered by MapmyIndia maps – India’s most comprehensive and accurate, industry grade maps. We have also leveraged on our vast and varied experience with the leading automotive companies and our deep understanding of the Indian terrain to develop these products.” says Rakesh Verma, Founder & Managing Director, MapmyIndia.

According to the press release, the MapmyIndia AIS 140 complaint devices come loaded with MapmyIndia’s telematics platform ‘InTouch’ integrated with the detailed MapmyIndia maps empowering all commercial vehicles with live tracking, route creations, geo-fence management & alerts etc. It goes beyond track and trace and offers much more viz. reports on the engine vitals, driver behavior, drive history etc. on an optional basis.

And for those who are looking for a basic device, it supports accurate live tracking, routing and SoS button response which will be integrated with government server as per MoRTH guidelines. Both the devices can be accessed via web dashboard & native mobile platform.

The tracking product consists of a GPS tracking device, one SoS button, embedded SIM card (1-year subscription) and accompanying web and mobile app (Android & iOS) for easy, anytime and anywhere access. In case of any emergency, accurate location of the vehicle will be displayed enabling immediate despatch of the emergency response team, the device will then route to it through the best/fastest path to the incident location. This will be very critical in minimizing the damage and containing a potential crisis.

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