Getting around in Delhi becomes much easier with Poochh-O(previously known as Pooch-O, Poocho) on your Androidsmartphone!
DIMTS has developed the Poochh-O mobile application.
The new version has additional features like
1) Rate your experience of hailing the trip on an Auto/Taxi.
2) View the rating of other commuters.
3) View autos/taxis with validated numbers.
Users of this app will now be able to see the location ofautorickshaws and taxis near to them and phone in an auto directlyon the auto driver’s mobile phone. .. It is no longer necessary tolook out for an auto on the streets. With the new PoochO app,getting autos is a great deal easier now.
Apart from this, the application also provides information on theestimated fare, trip distance & travel time ─ all of these bythe shortest route ─ as well as the traffic condition on theroute
The gives the following information:
• Location of the Auto: Users can view the location of the autosnearest to them as well as the distance of the auto from the users’location.
• Call the auto driver: Users can call the auto drivers directly ontheir personal mobile nos. and check if they are available to behired.
• Estimated Fare: Users can get the estimated fare for their tripby feeding in their origin and destination points.
• Estimated travel distance: Users can also find out the estimatedtravel distance by feeding in their origin and destinationpoints.
• Estimated travel time: The app will also give the estimated timeof travel on feeding in the origin and destination points.
• Track the auto: Users can track the auto and check if it iscoming towards them or not once the is the driver confirmswillingness to render the trip.
• Send user location: Through the app the users can also send theirlocation details to the auto driver if they are unable to explainwhere exactly they are waiting.
• Alternative routes: Using google maps users can also seealternative routes and the distance from origin todestination.
• Feedback: Give feedback and suggestions for improvements of thisapp through various platforms such as facebook, sms, etc.
**Please note that user need not pay any money to or through PoochOfor hailing an auto/taxi using PoochO. All transactions aredirectly between the user and the autorickshaw/taxi driver.
* This distance shown between 2 points may vary from google maps orthe Electronic Fare Meter (EFM) deployed in the auto.
The fare estimated by Poochh-O does not include night charges, anywaiting time, extra baggage, or any other regulatory clause.
The application is currently available for Orange colored DelhiTransit buses, except for the Trip Planner and bus stop featurewhich gives data of the DTC bus routes also. The information forDTC operated buses for the rest of the features will be integratedinto the application later.
The application has the following features:
• Occupancy Display: Gives tentative seat availability ofthe bus running on a route at a bus stop.
• Route Details: Shows the bus stops on the route and onclicking the bus stop, shows the ETA and tentative occupancy of thebus on that stop.
• Track location of a bus: Shows the real time location ofthe buses plying on the route on the map.
• Trip Planner: Shows the route and mode to take to reachfrom source to destination. This displays Orange and DTC busesroute.
We hope the added features will be helpful in your daily travelneeds.
Feel free to reach us at [email protected] for any feedback orsuggestion. We look forward to hear back from you.
Happy PoochO ing 🙂
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