This car app may include features like Anti-Theft, car movement alert, car parking location, In-Car WiFi hotspot, all this is possible with the help of a Reliance Jio SIM. All these features may be accessed through an app on your smartphone.
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm is planning to step in the automobiles by launching a device that can control vehicle’s movement and much more information about the vehicle can be provided on the mobile app.
“Reliance Jio is ready with a car connected device that will have multiple features like immobilize car at the time of theft, alert owner about car movement, locate car and also provide Wi-Fi within car. The owner needs to use Jio sim in the device to avail benefits,” an industry source said. The company is in advance talks with automobile companies to launch it very soon. “There are lots of factors that determine price, but price of the car connected device is estimated to be either equal to or less than its Jio’s mifi device which costs around Rs 2,000,” the source said.
Using the Jio’s car device, the owner can receive information about the driving patterns of the driver, switching ON/OFF A/C from a remote location, alerts on car break down, etc. The designing of the device and developing of the app will be done internally whereas the hardware of the device will initially be imported from China.
Apart from this, Reliance is also coming up with its fiber connection in some cities which includes Delhi & Mumbai. After the complete execution of the fiber connections in major cities, Reliance may come up with Home automation and surveillance project. Recently, Reliance declared that the Jio has a customer base of 7.24 crore and claims to be adding 1 lakh mobile subscribers per day. The company has set a target to cross 10 crore customers by March 31, 2017.