After taking its own sweet time, Ola Electric has delivered most of the promised features and continues to promise new features for their S1 Pro electric scooter.
While this is happening, it has induced trust and confidence towards this startup brand that is aiming big in little time.
And why not as now this brand is already promising an electric car.
Setbacks In Past
Ola Electric has witnessed quite a few setbacks where the fire hazard incident that took place in Pune, an S1 Pro customer set his electric scooter on fire because he claimed it was unusable and a few incidents where the front single-sided suspension fork broke.
Then again, in a world where the Takata airbag recall blunder exists that affected 7 crore vehicles worldwide with faulty airbags, Ola S1 Pro niggles are tiny.
Ola Move OS 3 Launch
For Ola Move OS 3 Launch, its CEO Bhavish Aggarwal recently took to social media platforms which is set to release for everyone.
Notably it will be available for pilot testing to everyone, again a big promise.
Considering the current scenario, we can expect Move OS 3 pilot runs for select customers way before Diwali.
Move OS 3
We already know that Ola S1 Pro electric scooter is a new gen scooter having advanced connectivity which enables OTA updates.
Further, these updates are similar to software updates which we get on our mobiles and other computing devices.
In simple words, these software updates can alter vehicle parameters and also give feature additions.
When it comes to Move OS 3, Bhavish Aggarwal has promised some feature upgrades and additions that will add value to existing S1 Pro users in the way they interact with their electric scooter.
Move OS 3 Features
In this launch, Ola CEO has disclosed many features including hill hold, proximity unlock, moods, regen v2, hyper charging, calling, and key sharing.
He has also teased the Moods feature of Ola Electric scooter Move OS 3 in the tweet below.
Coming to Hill hold, it helps users while starting on an incline where the scooter will not roll back.
Similarly, the Proximity unlock feature is similar to request sensors we have on cars where the vehicle will detect that a key is near, in S1 Pro’s case, a phone.
When it comes to Moods, there might be swappable themes for the instrument console.
Next is regen v2, which refers to the new software that controls regenerative braking allowing finer control or changed regen intensity.
With Hypercharging, it will allow more voltage or amperage, hence increasing the wattage of charging with this Move OS 3.
This way will reduce the charging time by some margin.
In the Calling feature, they might introduce a digital keypad on the touchscreen instrument cluster or allow you to take calls from the scooter’s speakers directly or both, if that’s your jam (weirdly).
At last, key sharing will allow other people to access an Ola scooter with temporary or permanent access with their phones instead of the user’s phone.
Considering the timeframe Move OS 2 took to launch and multiple delays, people have split opinions on whether Ola Electric can pull off the Diwali timeframe for Move OS 3.
But, CEO Bhavish Aggarwal lauds Ola Engineering for executing this software at this speed.
Lets see, with development and refinement of software and hardware, this speed is a recipe for disaster or something more.
Originally published on Trak.in: Original article