RideScout is a real-time ground transportation aggregation service that has launched its latest app at SXSW 2015. Originally launching at last year's SXSW, it is only appropriate RideScout timed its update for this year's festivities. By partnering up with Capital Metro transit system and Bytemark in Austin, Texas -- a leading provider of mobile ticketing and commerce for the mass transit industry -- RideScout’s app allow users to purchase bus and rail fares directly through it.
RideScout cofounder and CEO Joseph Kopser, says, “The new in-app payment integration signals that Capital Metro is dedicated to providing the best experience possible for new and seasoned transit riders, and SXSW is an exciting opportunity to showcase these powerful new capabilities and predictive technologies.”
RideScout Premiers Latest App Service at SXSW 2015
1. Real-time Ground Transportation Aggregation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop an app that aggregates real-time information from multiple transportation providers to offer users the most efficient and convenient travel options.
2. Mobile Ticketing and Commerce for Mass Transit - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a platform that allows users to easily purchase and manage bus and rail fares through a mobile app, improving the overall transit experience.
3. Predictive Technologies for Transit Riders - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilize predictive analytics and technologies to offer personalized travel recommendations and optimize transit routes for individual users, enhancing the efficiency of public transportation.
1. Transportation Aggregation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Build a platform that seamlessly combines various transportation services, such as ride-sharing, public transit, and bike-sharing, into a single app for easy and efficient travel planning.
2. Mobile Ticketing and Payment Solutions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a secure and user-friendly mobile ticketing and payment system that can be integrated with different mass transit systems, simplifying fare purchase and reducing the reliance on physical tickets.
3. Predictive Analytics and Personalized Recommendations - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a software solution that analyzes user data and behavior to offer personalized travel recommendations, including optimal transit routes, departure times, and alternate modes of transportation, leveraging predictive technologies.