From shouting ‘taxi’ to hail a cab, the taxi business has undergone a drastic change since Uber has launched the first self-driving taxi fleet in the US the Market. Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry and has made the taxi app development business astonishing. Taxi app development has become a major hit to the traditional taxi businesses and everyone is wishing to develop their own apps like Uber and Lyft.
Let’s Start with Why to Have a Taxi App Like Uber Or Lyft In the taxi business, Uber and Lyft are the most successful taxi booking service providers. They let the riders access to the best possible taxi services, enhancing their experience back to home. If you are planning to develop a taxi app clone like Uber or Lyft, then you are in fortune because we have already developed numbers of Lyft and Uber-like taxi dispatch software/app which is technologically innovative and advanced with features. A taxi app solution like Uber or Lyft will undoubtedly help you accelerate your taxi business and will surely improve the ROI.
How These Taxi App Development Companies Churn Out More Profits?
Uber and other taxi app development providers are offering services for logistics, bus, cabs and other kind of transits to simply adopt a better technology to offer even better services. They all are working towards the same aim, ‘give an outstanding service to riders who are looking for hassle-free ride.’ And they are doing it successfully. Then it’s obvious to come up with a question that why there are only few taxi app development service.
Providers as successful as Uber and Lyft?
The answer is very simple. They are not competing with each other or the rest taxi service providers to make their business better. Instead, they are focusing on their services and working every day to give their riders best cab hailing experience.
So, make sure to ‘RETHINK’ before you build your own taxi app.
Before making it larger, if you are wondering how to bring hundreds of buses, cabs and trucks under the roof of a single technology then mobile application can be your only answer.
Building a mobile application for your taxi business is not a rocket science. Hire mobile app developers from a good reputed IT company like Bacancy Technology and leave the rest upon them to accelerate your taxi business.
The Technology Stack Behind The Grandeur Success Of Uber
There is generally an app for both iOS and Android. We provide the web and super admin credentials to control your fleet cars, trucks or buses from a single place.
|Mapping and Geo-location functionality
|Identifying a device’s Place/location Providing driving directions Marking/highlighting direction Integrating with mapping software
|CoreLocation framework to locate iOS device.CoreLocation framework to plan and organize location delivery and send location actions to the server Uber also identify geographic regions to keep an eye on device movements
|Geolocation for the Android is implemented using Google’s Location APIs
|Driving direction Solution
|Registering the app as a routing app makes directions available to all other mapping software on a user’s device.
|To display point-to-point directions iOS use MapKit
|Routes and directions are possibly available using Google Map’s Android API
|Uber has purchased various mapping technology companies to solve their logistics issue. Uber wants to be the become the global king of local logistics and delivery of people.
|Implemented Google Maps
|Implemented Google Maps
|Push Notifications and SMS
|Uber sends couple of notifications like, when the driver accepts ride request, when the driver is about to arrive and when the ride has been cancelled for the specific reason. Messages can be received as SMS or push notifications.
|For the iOS APP Messages are powered by the Twilio telecommunications provide. Uber is indeed required to implement push notifications using Apple’s “Push Notifications Service”.
|For the Android app Uber is using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM)
|Uber provides cashless system. Customer can use Debit card or credit card or use a promo code. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is a must thing to comply with. Uber chose to partner with Braintree.
|Uber uses PayPal’s service for credit card scanning
|It lets you manually enter credit card data to link your card with Uber.
Are You Ready to Join the Taxi Mobile App Revolution?
Our taxi app development solution is tailored made to meet each of your specific requirements. So please, keep calm and don’t boggled by the evolution of the apps like Uber and Lyft. With our custom taxi app development solution, you can add multiple features along with real time communication, language, currency options, push notifications, SMS features, coupons or vouchers etc. This will make help you stay ahead and competitive in the industry.
Bacancy Technology is a technologically innovative and advanced taxi app development company. We hold in-depth knowledge and extensive expertise in the area of mobile application development. So, if you are looking for an app with some advanced services for your riders and an innovative solution for your business, get in touch with a top software development company as we are your one-stop web and mobile app development partner.
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