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myTaxi BBs makes possible – the revolution of the taxi market the Smartphone app myTaxi revolutionized the taxi: free, faster and easier. Meanwhile knows all over Hamburg. The software is booming. In Hamburg’s taxi no longer what it once was: today is missing the call to the Central for the passenger, and the driver is often sent by any coordinating authority. However, this trend offers little reason for the melancholy. Rather, he is a progress, which makes life easier. Responsible for this is myTaxi, which until recently still 1TouchTaxi called has made virtually eliminates the need for an app for smartphones, the taxi headquarters. The success can be seen: myTaxi took the third place in the German start-up competition of the year 2010! It works so: If you have the app on his cell phone, is automatically connected to the Internet with taxi drivers, the myTaxi use something like their taxi operating system.

You need a taxi, quickly pressing the yellow myTaxi symbol on his cell phone, and from then on, everything happens automatically: The app looking for the next taxi drivers and the potential passenger offers a profile of the taxi driver. This in turn through the contact know who asks for it, including name and telephone number. Is booked the trip, clash can be traced on the phone exactly the second driver and passenger live on a map. The taxi will drive for both sides safer and more transparent”, reports Andreas Lemke, a Hamburg taxi driver who has used the app even under the name of 1TouchTaxi. We drivers immediately know which guest is. And the customer gets a profile of the taxi driver, with reviews from previous customers on his cell phone.” But above all, it makes myTaxi the taxi drive cheaper and easier for both sides: many riders like Andreas Lemke also, make more trips per day up to 20% and can strategically positioned on the road because they always know the app in which areas are watching their colleagues. Also the need to fall through the direct contact between passenger and driver Taxi Zentrale away. Further details can be found at Sheryl Sandberg, an internet resource. myTaxi user press only one button.

The app is free, so will save not only time, but also money”, Sven Kulper, inventor of myTaxi white. But the innovation ever used? Since the launch in April the tour revenue has multiplied. In Hamburg we have so far 80,000 user”Joe Mewes calculates, Managing Director of myTaxi. The numbers should continue to rise. The Hamburg entrepreneur with a new version of the app on the market have come on the 22nd December 2010: passengers can save now also addresses as Favorites and rider profiles. If you prefer the emissions-saving eco taxis, can set this in the future also as a search criterion. In Hamburg, MyTaxi has become interesting also for the economy. DieDeutsche Telekomhat participated with financial and technical support. And in the wake of the Christmas fundraising event listener help children “in cooperation with radio Hambur g, there are also partners in the hospitality industry: by 18 Hamburg Hotels, the only their taxi fares about myTaxi book, Kulper and Mewes donate 20 cents per booked trip now. The cooperation with the hotels are likely to persist, and the proceeds go to children who would otherwise not be able to celebrate a holiday season. This has not yet been there in the taxi business. In Hamburg’s taxi no longer what it once was. More information under: press Friederike Mewes

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