Ola app for booking cabs has rolled out its latest update for Apple devices running on the latest iOS 10. This update include Siri and Apple Maps integration for making cab booking even more accessible and convenient for iPhone and iPad users in India. Using just their voice, iPhone and iPad users running iOS 10 can simply say, “Hey Siri, get me an Olacab” to book their next ride.
With this update, the users can Ask Siri to book a cab using a wide range of options, including Micro, Mini, Prime and Lux category. Besides this the ride can be booked and without ever opening up the Ola app to track a ride’s progress and view ride estimates and trip progress in a rich notification.
Speaking on the development, Ankit Bhati, Co-Founder and CTO, Ola, said, “Technology is at the core of all our solutions aimed at providing enhanced mobility to our customers. Integrating our app with iOS 10 is a step towards redefining customer experience. We are proud to be one of the early adopters of Sirikit and Mapkit in the world and we are confident that customers using Apple devices will benefit from this refreshed experience.” He further added, “With this update, Apple users will also get access to Ola directly from Apple Maps when searching for their destination.”
To ensure a consistent experience across all Apple devices, Ola has also launched an Independent app on Apple Watch.