Provide smart car lock “virtual key” for community car sharing service “Bellmare Car Share”
Jigowatts Inc. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Tomoki Shibata, hereinafter “Jigowatts”) is a member of the Japan Professional Soccer League (J League) Shonan Bellmare and CaaS (Car-as-a-Service). IDOM CaaS Technology Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Naoki Yamahata, hereinafter referred to as “ICT”), which operates the business, jointly operates the community car sharing service “Bellmare Car Share”. We provide a smart lock “virtual key” for automobiles.
About “Bellmare Car Share”
“Bellmare Car Share” is a non-contact, non-face-to-face car sharing service “GO2GO” (https://go2go.jp/) developed by Shonan Bellmare and ICT, mainly for Shonan Bellmare hometown residents. It is a community car sharing service. By lending vehicles while they are not in operation, we not only reduce the maintenance costs of commercial vehicles, but also contribute to the revitalization of local communities by strengthening relationships with local communities and fans. is expected.
Bellmare car share: https://go2go.jp/bellmare_carshare
*The provider of the car sharing service is IDOM CaaS Technology Co., Ltd.
About “Virtual Key”
“Virtual Key”(https://jigowatts.jp/products/virtualkey/) is a smart lock system that replaces the car key with a smartphone. It consists of an authentication server that uses JigoWatts’ authentication infrastructure technology “JigoAuth”, a smartphone application, and a dedicated in-vehicle device. In addition to unlocking/locking the car key, it is possible to enable/disable the push start button.
We have prepared an API (keybot API) that directly incorporates the key operation function into an existing application, and an API that does not require application development (VirtualKey API) that can issue a temporary spare key from the vehicle management system, etc. It is possible to bring existing services that use . This time, “Bellmare Car Share” used the VirtualKey API, and the system was developed and released in a short period of about one month.
Non-face-to-face and non-contact rental of company cars
“Virtual Key” has been jointly developing business for the rental car and car sharing market with IID Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Hiroshi Miyagawa, hereinafter referred to as IID). It is used in the wearing service. In the future, we will further improve the service and expand the usage scenes so that the “virtual key” can be used for renting company cars and vehicles owned by local governments for the purpose of effective use during periods when they are not in operation. I will come.
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