Walk, Talk & take stock with Moneycontrol, India’s first smartwatch application to have voice search for stocks enabled on the Apple watch. Open Moneycontrol on you watch, tap on the voice button, and say the name of your favourite stock and you get all the relevant information right on your watch. Moneycontrol as a platform, has constantly invested in being at the cutting edge of technology in order to ensure best in class experience for the users. In line with its constant endeavour to give the best user experience, Moneycontrolwanted to make checking stock prices as easy as checking the time. We are thus proud to announce that the Moneycontrol app is now available on smartwatches as well. “Markets are quick, fast and on the go and through this foray into smartwatch apps, Moneycontrol is ensuring that’s exactly how it stays for its users”, said Manish Maheshwari, the CEO for Network18 Digital.
“We are at the cutting edge of technology and our constant efforts are aimed at remaining relevant and top of the mind for our users”, said Rajat Nigam, group CTO of Network18. Through the smartwatch application, the users can speak into the watch and get a quote on their stock immediately. With a simple tap, the users can get a snapshot of the indices, or their favourite derivative, or the latest NAV of the mutual funds they were tracking. Our customers can now access content across devices, at his or her touch point of choice. The users can transfer interesting headlines for consumption later on their mobile devices, look at their watches to glimpse the movement on a particular stock and much more.
The Network 18 Digital CPO, Avinash Mudaliar says, “This is our first step to tap the IOT space, and the next few months will see more exciting innovations come out of our stable.Thisapp is about adding value to the customer at any given touch point. To us it is not just a wearable app. It’s about ease of access. We live in interesting times where the same smartwatch measures both your heart rate and your money’s fate. Today Moneycontrol’s users can “take stock” anywhere and anytime. It’s literally Moneycontrol on the go.”
More than 18 years since launch, Moneycontrol continues to be the top digital portal for financial news and information, with more than 17mn+ users across its platforms. “Moneycontrol has strived to remain relevant to its users by constantly innovating and adding features, and our product team has a number of plans lined up in the coming months”, said Gautam Shelar, Business Head for Moneycontrol.
The app is currently available only on iOS-based smartwatches and will be launched soon for Android-based smartwatches. Apple users can download the app from here.