BANGKOK, THAILAND--(Marketwire - Jan 14, 2013) - World Moto, Inc. (
The current design of the Moto-Meter represents over 3 years in post prototype development and includes modifications and enhancements that were suggested during its successful street trials. The most significant change to the Moto-Meter from the device used in the trials is the addition of a dot matrix LED display in place of a segmented display. The enhanced display can render substantially more characters in multiple languages, as well as limited graphics. Upgraded high speed wireless and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities are also included.
The initial manufacturing stage will encompass successful implementation of the automated test facilities that are critical for guaranteeing reliable field operation. Upon satisfactory completion of initial limited production, World Moto will expand the lines and proceed to full commercial manufacture.
World Moto CEO Paul Giles stated, "This critical stage of commercialization is a milestone that will mark the beginning of the end of haggled motorcycle taxi fares. It is an event that all of us at World Moto have made great efforts to make possible, and we look forward to our continuing opportunity to help change the way the world goes around."
Watch the Moto-Meter in use on motorcycle taxis: http://www.worldmoto.com/videos.php
About World Moto
World Moto, Inc. is the global authority on the $500 billion dollar a year motorcycle taxi industry and creator of Yes, the "Need it Now!" service. World Moto has revolutionized the taxi industry by inventing the Moto-Meter, a landmark device that CNN, Newsweek, Wired, Moneylife, among others, are calling "the world's first motorcycle taxi meter" and "world's first portable taxi meter" and "first-ever black box for motorcycles," while the Times named it "one of the most significant innovations of this decade" and Fast Company declared it "The First Real Taxi Meter Innovation in 100 Years...a $3 billion dollar idea."
Watch Yes: http://www.worldmoto.com/yes.php
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