Zubie Leverages Robust Solutions to Enhance Internet of Things

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Zubie is a connected –car app service provider that makes driving and car-ownership fun and social for consumers. The app streamlines real time location, trip history, maintenance alerts, engine diagnostics and driver insights into the Smartphones through internet connectivity.

The Zubie comprises of Zubie Key – a small device that is plugged into the car’s OBD port and consists of a GPS unit, an accelerometer that is connected to the cloud servers. It also delivers real time health monitoring and detailed insight into upcoming maintenance costs and car value. In addition, Zubie is compatible with almost all the gas powered or hybrid cars made in 1996 or later and it helps consumers to slash money and make highly informed decisions.

Zubie is an easy and hassle free solution that is installed by downloading the application and plugging in the Zubie key. It works as a Wi-Fi hotspot for devices in the car with a Verizon wireless account to access high-speed 4G LTE internet. The Hotspot turns on automatically with the car eliminating the requirement of batteries or charger. The connectivity adds about 10 devices and remains connected up to 15 minutes even after the car turns off. Zubie app is available on both iOS and android devices.

The features of Zubie includes protection by addressing the driving insights through frequent monitoring along with driving habits and recommending tips based on the driving score. Providing notifications on behavior alerts like excessive hard braking. Enhancing speed limit insights by comparing speed limits and receiving alerts based on the threshold. The platform also enables alerts maintenance, engine diagnostics, low battery alert, and road side assistance. The additional supporting features comprehends live mapping, Trip tracking, Trip Tagging, place Alerts and Motion Monitor.

Zubie Perks allows consumers to earn and redeem customized automotive discounts to save on insurance, maintenance, parts and services.  Consumers can use the fuel finder app to easily locate the cheapest gas stations nearby.