Bettering the security and UX of the cell driving working experience
By: Anna Staley
Mobile phones have turn out to be the preferred machine for navigation, leisure, and interaction for lots of persons even though driving, which provides major security problems. Also, switching between numerous apps for each individual assistance isn’t an excellent consumer working experience. This challenge encouraged Bosch SoftTec GmbH — a subsidiary of German electronics and engineering corporation Bosch — to launch its customer-facing Bosch Driving App. This is thrilling new territory for Bosch, who is the biggest automotive tier 1 supplier in the globe, dealing mostly with OEMs.
The Bosch Driving App (www.bosch-driving.de) combines all significant cell phone features into a single app: navigation, music, messaging, contacts, and much more. Drivers use voice manage to access all of the app’s attributes, offering a safer way to have interaction even though on the street.
Bosch SoftTec employed our Navigation SDK for Android to create change-by-change navigation natively into the app due to the fact it was the only resolution that could do the job seamlessly with the app’s other critical features. The design and style workforce also employed Mapbox Studio to make custom map styles dependable with the company’s manufacturer.
Dr. Gerrit de Boer, Director, Merchandise Division Smartphone and Cloud Solutions told us “Everything we required to do was possible”.
Bosch just launched the Driving App for Android in the Participate in Retailer in Germany, but continue to be tuned for an iOS edition in 2018. Our Navigation SDKs provide all the equipment you need to create custom navigation activities for your app and manage the consumer working experience. Have issues? Arrive at out to our gross sales workforce.