Tsaboin Traffic Talk, foremost traffic report app and Nigeria’s biggest traffic-monitoring site, has unveiled plans to deploy more cameras in easing up traffic in Lagos.
Dele Odufuye, CEO of Tsaboin Traffic Talk, who spoke at a press conference in Lagos, said the traffic-monitoring firm is in the forefront of providing traffic through free live feeds from cameras installed in strategic locations around the state.
According to Odufuye, 17 cameras are currently operational across locations around Lagos state, while plans are afoot to increase the number.
He added that Tsaboin cameras’ views had crossed 1.2 million, with 65 percent of the views originating from mobile devices. He also said the Tsaboin app is data-friendly, especially for mobile smartphone users on Android, iPhone, Blackberry and WindowsPhone.
“Tsaboin is optimised for both SMS, desktop and mobile phone users,” he said.
“For users who prefer viewing our cameras on their phones, they don’t have to worry about data usage because our video feeds are optimised for data use and are less than 120kb and can be encoded to fit smartphones.”
Odufuye revealed that Tsaboin currently has 1,100 bus stops geo-tagged on the platform that users can subscribe to, adding that the platform presently boasts over 20,000 subscribers with over 12,000 apps download from Google Playstore, iPad/iPhone, BlackBerry world and Windows store.
Odufuye further stated that the firm is currently in partnership with two leading telecommunication firms, MTN Nigeria and Etisalat, to further enhance its services to its users.
“We are pleased to announce the support of two telecoms giants, MTN and Etisalat, who are partnering with us.
“We have a special arrangement with MTN to provide special data package for MTN subscribers who use the service, while Etisalat has successfully created a USSD code for Tsaboin users.
“This is good news for Tsaboin Traffic Talk users on the two networks because it will enhance the quality of our services for them.”
Odufuye also listed some new features that would be added to the platform, such as ‘The Tsaboin Places’, which would allow owners of businesses place adverts using the nearest bus stops or other places of interest.
Others are direction routes feature, which will provide users with estimated time of arrival and navigation routes information for in-dash devices, as well as the Lagos Smart City feature, which will provide video data storage to enable undertake security and vehicular car control.
ROUTES COVERED BY TSABOIN LIVE CAMERAS
Marwa; To/From Lekki 1st Roundabout
Marwa; To/From Lekki 3rd Roundabout
Civic Centre Junction, Ozumba Mbadiwe
Anthony Oke Inward Gbagada
Anthony Oke inward Oshodi
Ikorodu Road; Anthony Isale to Obanikoro
Ikorodu Road; Anthony Isale to Idiroko
Eko Bridge; Apongbon to Ijora Olopa
Eko Bridge; Ijora Olopa to Costain
Iyana Oworo to Ogudu
Iyana Oworo to Third Mainland Bridge
Gbagada to Oworonshoki and Third Mainland Bridge
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