At its just lately concluded group day, Ather Power– the corporate greatest identified for its EV scooters–introduced a number of new software program options and color variants of the Ather 450x scooter. Most significantly, the brand new software program replace will be certain that house owners of an current Ather 450x can now entry the brand new and improved vector-based Google Maps, which relies on the identical expertise used on the Google Maps app on an Android or iOS gadget and Android Auto. This shall be nearly as good as Google Maps on vehicles with the Android Auto platform.
Ather is without doubt one of the few manufacturers that supply Google Maps on its car, which permits customers to observe real-time navigation. The Atherstack 5 software program replace on the 450x fashions will deliver this function. Up till now, Google Maps on Ather scooters used to supply an expertise that’s much like the net model, similar to accessing maps on an internet browser like Chrome or Safari.
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In distinction, Vector maps enhance the map loading time and supply a clean person expertise. This permits Ather 450x customers to zoom in, zoom out, and even pan across the map with a lot smoother animation transitions, which is essential when driving a scooter and accessing maps. This additionally permits layering expertise and gives a perspective change function on Ather 450x scooter.
Additional, Atherstack 5 replace additionally helps reside visitors, providing extra insights in regards to the route and serving to riders make higher choices throughout a trip. Apart from new Google Maps, Atherstack 5 replace additionally permits options similar to a brand new house display screen person interface, impressed by smartphones, and auto maintain, and the upcoming replace will add a couple of extra options like cruise management, crawl management, and superior regen.
Atherstack 5 updates shall be out there for all variants of the Ather 450x fashions, together with the newest Gen 3, and the replace will quickly be out there through an over-the-air (OTA) replace.