Mumbai: Global child safety technology provider Magnasoft on Tuesday launched an ingenious app in Mumbai to protect children while they commute to and from school.
The security app, dubbed Northstar, is a two-way comprehensive child safety web application designed for both parents and school authorities, empowering the former to monitor their children in real time, and the later to efficiently manage their transport related information, and monitor their ever-changing fleet.
The app helps schools to monitor the children in real time while they commute to and from school, which will help the school’s authorities to take immediate action in case of any mishap.
Northstar is a platform, which integrates GPS and non-GPS tracking, video surveillance, and RFID technologies to facilitate equipped transport management system for school bus and child monitoring, school bus video surveillance and student attendance management.
One of the highlighting features that make Northstar unique is the driver merit system, which makes the entire process more responsible, transparent, and hassle free for school management and parents.
The app provides a powerful web application and dashboard for schools to manage all of their transport information in a simple and reliable manner. Moreover, Magnasoft runs a dedicated Command Center that ensures constant monitoring of bus fleet in case of exigencies.
According to the Co-Founder and CEO Bobbie H Kalra, Northstar has already become the platform of choice for over 200 schools and 4,00,000 parents across India.
In the future, the company plans to add around 150 more schools by end of this month and they claim to be present in approximately 350 schools by the end of this month.
“We are proud to present the new Northstar, the third generation of the product since launch. It helps schools in managing their transport functions, reducing their overheads and keeping a watchful eye on their children. With the Northstar Parent App, parents can track their child’s journey in real time,” said Kalra.
Northstar provides a clean and simple mobile experience for parents on iOS and Android.