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Assistive Automotive Apps

'Trak N Talk' is a Life-Saving Car Communications Device

— April 8, 2016 — Autos
'Trak N Talk' is a car communications app that was developed to collect data, monitor a car's diagnostics and potentially save lives.

Systems like OnStar have been around since the early 90s, but there's a lack in these kinds of services in India. The creators of Trak N Talk saw this as an opportunity, especially since the country has more than 80 million smartphone users. Its system functions as an app and does not require any modifications to be made to a car's existing wiring systems.

With Trak N Talk in place, users are able to enjoy features that are only now being introduced to the high-end automotive market. Drivers are able to enjoy peace of mind from a system that will deliver speeding alerts, vehicle tracking and assistance during theft, a panic button and other emergency features. Apps like this may be able to significantly improve road safety and accident-related injuries.
Trend Themes
1. Connected Car - Developing car communication apps that collect data, monitor diagnostics, and enhance safety.
2. Smartphone Integration - Creating apps that utilize smartphone technology to offer advanced features in vehicles.
3. Road Safety Solutions - Designing apps that provide real-time alerts and emergency assistance to enhance road safety.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - Automakers can explore developing their own car communication systems to offer advanced features and improve safety.
2. Mobile Technology - Mobile app developers can focus on creating innovative car communication apps that integrate with smartphones.
3. Insurance - Insurance companies can leverage car communication apps to offer usage-based insurance and reward safe driving behavior.
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