FIT 1000 Final Project


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FIT 1000 Final Project

  1. 1. PROJECT OVERVIEW iTrack iTrack Inc. Adriana Tommolillo Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  2. 2. PROJECT GOALS High-level timing goals Relationship to other projects Ultimate goal of project Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  3. 3. DESCRIPTION  iTrack is a phone application used to find your car when you do not remember where you parked it.  The application is compatible with Blackberry’s and iPhones.  It also acts as a navigation system with voice direction. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  4. 4. COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS • OnStar • Other car brands own phone applications Competitors • Comes standard with the car for first year. • Keeps you connected to the car when you are away. Strengths • Not all car brands have the application. • Annual membership fee needed. Weaknesses Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  5. 5. COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS, CONT. OnStar • Strengths- • Voice activated • Call OnStar with personal pin number. • Weaknesses- • Only works with GM brand cars • Yearly membership fee. • Other Car Brands (ex: Ford, GM, Mercedes- Benz) • Strengths • Keeps you connected to your car while away • Location of the car • Weaknesses • Not all car brands have a application. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  6. 6. TECHNOLOGY  Can be used on your smart phone:  Benefits:  Notifications about your car sent to your phone.  Easy to use  Can also be used in an accident.  Standards being adopted  Takes the idea of a navigation system and OnStar to locate your car.  Standards specifically being ignored  Not everyone has a smart phone. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  7. 7. TEAM RESOURCES State assumptions about resources allocated to this project Equipment: Smart Phones Locations: Available for any smart phone for any country Sales Price: $9.99 Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  8. 8. HOW IT WORKS Connects to the cars bluetooth or navigation system. The application locates your car and shows your car on a map where the car is located. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  9. 9. PRICING  The price for the application is $9.99, compared to $250 for other applications of its kind. For more info . . . List location or contact for specification (or other related documents) Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  10. 10. CURRENT STATUS High-level overview of progress against schedule • On-track in application configuration. • Behind in that it is only for smart phone users and can only work in cars with bluetooth and or navigation system. • Ahead in technology (ex: connects to cars bluetooth.) Unexpected delays or issues: Inaccurate car location or software malfunction. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  11. 11. AVAILABILITY Application available for Blackberry in Decemeber 2010 from Blackberry app world or online. Application available for iPhone in January 2011 from iTunes. Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010
  12. 12. DESIGN Adriana Tommolillo iTrack 11/8/2010