Hyperloop One and HERE built a hyperloop passenger app

TechCrunch | 1/9/2018 | Darrell Etherington
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Wonder what it’ll be like to ride a Hyperloop system from a passenger perspective? We know the trains will move really, really fast – but how will we interface with them, plan trips and book tickets? That’s what mapping company HERE and Virgin Hyperloop One want to preview with their new concept passenger app.

The app, which debuted at CES 2018 in Las Vegas today, allows users to plan their trip, book the ticket and even virtually pay using the app. The concept experience is designed not only for Hyperloop travel, but for your whole journey, so it also includes incorporation of ride-hailing services like Lyft’s which will help make sure passengers can enjoy a door-to-door travel experience.

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It even builds in walking directions, and points of interest. The concept demo isn’t just for fun, either – Virgin Hyperloop One plans to actually ship the app to the public starting later this year. It’s in part a way to show what it’ll be like...
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