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onTracks : the intuitive GPS with vibrations

Instead of looking at a map or your phone, find your way thanks to the vibrations of our two connected GuideWatches.

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Riding  a bike in town or exploring a city while jogging? Yet at each intersection, you wonder whether you should turn left or right. You take out your map or phone to figure out where you are, try to remember the intersections... It’s complicated! And on the road, it is dangerous.

With onTracks, you no longer have to look for information, it will come to you intuitively. How does it work?
1 - Connect our two GuideWatches : one at each wrist
2 - In the onTracks app, choose a route, or a «track» from among the thousands suggested by our community, and press «Go».
3 - Put your smartphone back in your pocket, and you’re off!

When your right GuideWatch vibrates you need to turn right, and when you need to turn left, it’s the one on the left that vibrates!
onTracks makes it easier to get guidance without looking at a map or a GPS device when you are running, hiking, or riding a bike.

Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

We have finalized 3 products based on the same technology - Our Active Pack adresses those who like outdoor sports : running, hiking, or mountain biking, - Our Mobile Pack adresses the ones who ride a bike in town from A to B, whether they are riding for their job (last mile delivery), 3 - Our Nomad Pack is made for those who travel and wish to discover new locations. The app is designed for a user to choose a route to follow easily without the need of any IT knowledge. Once the choice is made, the user is not supposed to look at his phone again since the directions will be given through the vibrations to the GuideWatches by Bluetooth Low Energy. The design is pure and the product is simple: wearing TWO small modules - one on each hand - makes it easier to understand when to turn when a one vibrates: it’s like if someone takes you by the hand to show the way.

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Ready to Scale - you have completed and expanded your pilot and are seeing adoption of your solution by your intended user

Insights from previous testing (500 characters)

- Partner with third parties providing tracks to populate the database for users - enable drawing a track with a finger on a smartphone screen - make the app connected with other apps like strava

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

We have a team with sales, Marketing and communication and R&D (software : web, mobile app and firmware). The hardware has been designed internally but manufacturing is outsourced.

Size of your team or organization

  • 2-10

Team or Organization URL

Funding Request

  • $50,000

Rough budget (500 characters)

- develop a dedicated web platform to address the project (1 person / 3 months) $20,000 - products to be used for the Pilot $ 10,000 - communication and marketing $ 5,000 - travel and expenses to the US (we are located in France) 2 times one week for 3 people $15,000

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

We can provide our GuideWatches to the ones who rent a bike, a ebike or a e-scooter at dedicated rental locations and accordingly make the transportation easier in town. The GuideWatches can be also rent in sport shops or tourism offices for people traveling and visiting the city.

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

We will be able to monitor the use of each module through the platform and the duration of service for each day of the pilot.

Sustainability Plan (500 characters)

Definitely, if we can prove this work in a dedicated city, we will be able to replicate in other.

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