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Telefonica launches app to improve driving habits

Monday 13 July 2015 | 14:35 CET | News
Telefonica has announced the launch of a new mobile app, dubbed Drivies, that uses smartphone sensors to improve the habits of drivers. The app, developed by the Telefonica I+D research unit, examines driving behaviour in real time, above all braking habits, acceleration speed and distractions due to mobile use. A detailed report is created on a map after each completed journey and drivers are accorded 'Drivie Coins' depending on their performance. These can be used to obtain discounts on car insurance policies from market-leading companies that can be compared on the app itself. Drivies is

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Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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