Case study

Goibibo testing HyperTrack to power live tracking for its intercity cars platform

This is a guest post by Raj Gupta, Product Manager, Goibibo

Goibibo offers goCars, a safe & reliable way to book intercity cars & airport transfers. As an all-encompassing platform, goCars enables users to cover their city-to-city journeys in shared or exclusive cars. Continue reading

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Technology

Solution: The HyperTrack API framework

Over the past year, we have interacted with thousands of developers from over 30 countries and as many industries. These conversations have helped us understand the use cases that compel developers to build location tracking features into their products. Turns out, they are forced to build and operate complex location tracking infrastructure to make the features work.

HyperTrack APIs have been built to enable these use cases such that developers can focus on features that are core to their business and not have to worry about the infrastructure. In the previous post, we drew a distinction between location tracking features and infrastructure, and proposed a better primitive to solve the problem. In this post, we walk through the HyperTrack API framework and how the building blocks work for your use case.

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Case study

Why HeyTaxi is counting on HyperTrack

This is a guest post by Manoj Maheshwari, founder and CEO of HeyTaxi, a cool ride-sharing service in Mumbai that connects commuters and riders to beat the rush hour on bikes.

HeyTaxi  logo 400x400I first got to know about HyperTrack in a Twitter conversation with Kashyap in September last year. He and his team had just started and claimed that their tracking experience for rides is cooler than Uber’s. I have been in the transport and logistics industry for over two decades now, and used to provide a fleet of drivers to Uber since the early days of their entry in the Indian market. My ride sharing app for two wheelers was taking off faster than I had imagined in Mumbai, and I did not have a large technology team like Uber, Ola and other app-based taxi companies. Continue reading

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Tutorial

The tracking experience with HyperTrack

HyperTrack’s tracking experience for the end-user is a core part of our tracking-as-a-service offering. SDKs are available for iOS, Android and Web so you can integrate it with your product experience. In this post, I dive deeper into the tracking experience and settings.

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