redBus.in launches app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone
redBus.in has launched its app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone.
Apart from allowing users to on-the-go, this app will deliver several new features to Windows users. These include directions to boarding points, bus tracking, journey tips, and history as well as instant notifications for bus location and special offers – right on the home screen. Powered by Windows Azure, the Bus Buddy feature comes into play when a bus has GPS tracking or for providing helpful reminders to customer such as ‘carry an umbrella’, ‘carry a charger’ etc.
Joseph Landes, General Manager – Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd, said, “The redBus.in app leverages the best of Windows to ensure users have a uniquely differentiated experience. We are especially happy about features such as instant notifications, bus tracking and directions to boarding points. The Windows Phone Store and Windows Store are growing at an unprecedented rate, which underscores the growing consumer and developer momentum for Windows devices.”
Commenting on the collaboration between redBus.in and Microsoft, Phanindra Sama, CEO, redBus.in said, “The redBus.in Windows app is ideal for the modern consumer who is always on the move and to whom time is of essence. Windows Phone and Windows 8 are the most trusted and widely used platforms and therefore we are excited to launch the redBus.in app on these devices.”