Welcome to Informap, the ultimate location service provider in the UAE
Operating since 2002, Informap is a leading provider of Location Based Solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in the UAE, delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our innovative GPS Vehicle Tracking and Mapping solutions enable businesses to solve the challenges associated with home delivery and managing fleet, thus improving the productivity of their mobile resources.
To help companies realize full potential of GPS location applications.
Provide location technology solutions and services to small and medium companies at an affordable entry point and scale as they grow. Help large enterprises integrate our web map service, IoT, addressing and mobile resource management to their in-house, web and mobile apps through our API's.
Listen to our customers, improve endlessly, Innovate continuously and ensure that our solutions/services justify their business.
Converting an idea into reality requires Passion, Tension, Flow and Speed. Our senior leadership team realizes the importance of these ingredients for designing, developing and deploying solutions that we offer. We continuously innovate and improve endlessly to adapt our solutions to contemporary technology standards and platform. Our solutions have therefore evolved based on continuous feedback received from our users.
Mr. Ummer SahibDirector, Informap Technology Center
Born in India, Mr. Sahib holds M.Tech in City Planning from the School of Planning and Architecture, CEPT University in Ahmedabad and AITP from the Institute of Town Planners, India. He also holds the position of Fellow in the Institute of Directors (IOD).
Mr. Sahib played a dominant role in designing and developing India’s first GIS and Mapping software at Systems Research Institute, Pune for Department of Electronics, Govt. of India. In 1989, he joined MAPS geosystems, Sharjah and was responsible for executing large GIS automation and navigation data projects in the Middle East, Europe and Africa.
Mr. Sahib has been the Team Leader in executing GIS Projects in several key organizations in the UAE, Sultanate of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Portugal, India, Thailand, Lebanon, Yemen and in the Republic of Seychelles.
With 30+ years of experience in the geospatial industry, Mr. Sahib possess the in-depth expertise and thorough knowledge in LBS, GPS, Fleet Management, GIS Design, Satellite, and Aerial Imaging, navigation data, land information system and internet map services. His global exposure and practical expertise in leading multi-million dollar projects paved the way to establish Informap’s GPS Tracking platform and innovating solutions for various industries. He was team leader in developing Accident Referencing and Analysis system for Abu Dhabi Police and the Municipality.
Being the thought leader of Informap, innovative transitions and several new solutions were rolled out over the last 15 years. His leadership, problem-solving skills, and enthusiastic creativity are the philosophy and streaming energy of Informap.
Mr. Sahib has authored several research publications and has been a speaker on GPS and NFC Technologies. He currently promotes the use of Open Source GIS service under SaaS model. He has co-authored the book "E-Governance for Smart Cities", published by Springer Germany in 2015 and has been a speaker at several conferences and seminars on Smart Cities. His second co-authored book published by Springer in 2017 is "E-democracy for smart cities".
In 2019, Springer published Mr. Sahib’s third co-authored book on “ Smart Environment for Smart Cities”.
Informap is an off-shoot of a non-profit organization called WAPMERR based in Geneva, an agency that models earthquakes and its aftermath. Realizing the importance of detailed building level maps for accurate assessment and emergency response, the founders realized the need for establishing a global geo-data base.
At Informap, we continuously strive towards Technology and Value Innovation. While Technology innovation is not easily noticeable to our customers, as they are more at engineering & systems level, our value innovation directly benefits them. Our GRL value innovation has taken a decade to reach UAE Businesses & its residents.
Home Delivery Solutions
Informap’s easy-to-use and cost-effective Web-based vehicle tracking solutions provide businesses intelligence on exact vehicle location, status, mileage and other insights into their mobile workforce, enabling them to reduce operating costs, as well as increasing revenue. We serve over 1000 businesses in the UAE adding value to their operation.
Informap’s ultimate building locator GRL effectively solves the building addressing problem in the UAE. End users and customers can now use the free GRL website to find their building.
Home addressing becomes a real problem when residents call for a home delivery service while ordering fast-food, furniture, electronics, courier, calling an ambulance etc. We have designed and developed a value added business edition of GRL that has many more functionalities to make your home delivery easy.
Allows locating and navigating to a store or a facility inside a Shopping mall, Airport, Hotel, Resort, Hospital, Sports facility, Convention center, Government facility or any special venues.
Wi-Fi cameras, 3G Indoor/Outdoor cameras and Indoor Air Quality Monitor are leading one stop-shop products essential for Homes, Offices and Hospitals.
Informap acquires IZI TRAVEL APP, World's No.1 Tour Story telling platform for Outdoor and Indoor Tours. YOUR FREE PLATFORM FOR MOBILE AUDIO GUIDES With more than 2.5 million stories played each month, izi.TRAVEL is the number one storytelling platform for multimedia guides.
Thousands of multilingual indoor and outdoor tours, are being created by cultural institutions, as well as passionate experts, that contribute to enhanced local tourism. Already more than 1,500 museums use izi.TRAVEL to share their own unique content with millions of travelers all over the world.
Anne Frank House - Amsterdam
The Phillips Collection - Washington, DC
Musée des beaux Arts de Lyon - Lyon Get the best experience on your smartphone!
Informap Group operates under Informap worldwide BVI. The corporate affairs are looked after by the corporate Head Quarters in Geneva. Informap has its regional head quarters in Moscow, Dubai, Singapore and New York and country operation offices in several countries.
Informap has 2 technology centers.
The Sharjah technology center is focused on 2D Data acquisition, Mapping, LBS and Mobile Resource Management.
The Moscow Technology center is focused on 3D modeling and virtual city modeling.
Founded in 1972 by Jean-Luc Vincent, this fair takes place every year in Palexpo, in the city of Grand-Saconnex. It attracts close to 800 exhibitors from 45 countries, exhibiting 1,000 inventions and welcoming more than 60,000 visitors each year. The trend of inventions is in the fields of energy, ecology, environment and security. It is recognized as the world's most important market place for inventions.
PARTNER WITH US
Thank you for your interest to explore the opportunity of becoming our partner. If you are in the UAE, you are welcome to become a Reseller/or subscribe to our Referral program to sell all our offerings, based on our standard reseller/referral policy.
If you are outside UAE:
We welcome your company to represent Informap in your country. Informap's solutions, products and services that you can sell in your country depends on the trade license activities and the Government and import approvals that you have. For GPS equipment, you may require specific import approvals and qualified technicians. But, we have a number of other products and solutions that you can consider selling in your country for very healthy returns. Please feel free to send your contact details with your current company set up and which solutions, products and services that you are interested to sell. We will contact you soon.
Informap Technology Center Office HC-2, Tiger Tower 1, Al Tawun St P.O.Box: 38098, Sharjah-UAE.
FIELD STAFF TASK TRACKING SOLUTION PREPARING TO BE GLOBAL
Now companies with international branches can distribute tasks globally to their field staff located any other countries to improve their work allocation efficiency worldwide. Contact us to learn more.
INFOSENSE – ADDED MORE FEATURES
We have integrated few more modules in the app to be more intuitive to the users’ requirements. Contact our Saes Team on 065770099 to know more
INFOSENSE - MOBILE APPLICATION FOR WAREHOUSE CONDITION MONITORING – ON DEMAND REQUEST
As per our on-demand requests from our users, we have also released mobile apps in Android version to make it more expedient for our users to view online the real-time sensor reading (temperature and humidity) on table and graph format.
FLEET MAMA – THE SIMPLEST SOLUTION TO LOG THE DAILY TRIPS
Informap has released Fleet mama, a solution to solve the challenge to manage the vehicle keys and record your driver’s daily trips and invoices. Simply create an online account and manage your daily operational trip logging using filters like date, driver name, trip name etc. Your security is now able to enter the details online. Contact us to learn more.
izifleet – A complete fleet maintenance module
Informap is beta testing a total solution to digitalize your fleet’s proactive and reactive maintenance data such as oil servicing, spare part change, tire servicing, fleet renewals & registrations etc. This gives a full visualization & control of all the records done for those unexpected repairs, or even track repair requests between company divisions. You can also define any number of preventive maintenance tasks that can be easily tracked by date, vehicle plate number or even division name. Contact us to know more or would like to be part of our beta testing companies.
Desktop Dashboard for Warehouse Condition Monitoring
The Desktop dashboard shows all active sensor reading (temperature and humidity) on table and graph format. It allows the control room to get a snapshot of the condition. The Desktop version also allows generating history and other reports
REVAMPED FIELD STAFF & TASK TRACKING
New look with a new feel to make our Field Staff Task Tracking solution even more convenient to use. More features have been added. Contact our sales team to know more on 065770099.
Enjoy the Grand Taj Mahal Walking Tour WITH izi.TRAVEL
izi.TRAVEL has published more than 10 tours on the Taj Mahal. Embrace the experience with a new sensation.
Smart Dubai: Sensing Dubai Smart City for Smart Environment Management
Informap Director, Mr. Sahib has co-authored a book on: Smart Environment for Smart Cities, published by Springer in 2019. Mr. Sahib's Chapter 9, gives an insight on IoT essential for smart city Practitioners drawn from smart Dubai’s use cases. Part 1 examines the technology and application of Internet of Things (IoT) for establishing a smart environment. This focus on the environmental parameters that can be sensed in a smart city? What kinds of sensors are required and What data do they generate and how are they get transmitted to the cloud? Part 2 delves into IoT Platform where the IoT data is stored, managed and secured along with the survey of IoT platform providers? Part 3 illustrates smart environment use cases of IoT and the parameters that can be sensed in a smart city. Part 4 gives a detailed account of all the initiatives taken by Smart Dubai for smart environment management that can be adapted or replicated in other smart cities around the world. This is an invaluable source for all smart cities who are planning to implement IoT Projects.
izi.TRAVEL once again makes NEWS in one of the leading newspapers in the UAE - Khaleej Times !
March 17,2018 - Gulf Today, Business Edition
izi.Travel announces the release of Dubai tours in the UAE
Annoucing the release of 5 amazing Dubai Tours in the UAE.
March 1,2018 - Yatra - The Complete Travel Magazine
izi.Travel Ad now in Yatra Magazine
First published in 2008, Mathrubhumi Yathra is devoted to travelers. The contents are of vivid itineraries, travelogues, location details, routes & maps, hotspots, geographical histories, and cuisines. izi.Travel has made its mark here also.
Utilize Informap's Reliable Solution to Maximize your Mobile Assets
We are in the newspapers ! Check out the KT Katalogue Magazine (Khaleej Times) for our advertisement.
Feb 28,2018 - Khaleej Times - Dxbuzz
Enhance your Travel Experience with izi.Travel
Khaleej Times has published an informative article on izi.TRAVEL. Also announcing the pilot release of the Dubai Tours. The Dubai Tour covers all of Dubai in just 5 tours conveniently categorized depending on the user's experience. The first released version is Dubai sightseeing tours covering all the 14 prime sightseeing spots in Dubai including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Global village and many more.
izi.TRAVEL proudly participated at the India International Travel Mart (IITM)- a pioneer in travel-trade exhibitions held in Hyderabad. IITM events provide a unique opportunity for professionals from the tourism industry to meet and connect with people interested in travel and other related business. It was a mega success for iZi.Travel.
We make it easy to stay up-to-date with your employees every day. Whether in sales, event marketing or collection services, our solutions helps your track the employee & tasks asssigned to him.
It's Here : ROMA - Delivery Management App
This is a new kind of business Tracking app - we’re excited to add ROMA into our solutions. It is designed for tracking HOME DELIVERY SERVICES carried by the motor bikes. ROMA is a Tab version app that is engineered to manage your daily home delivery services. ROMA Has all that! Track your bikers, Customer Orders & customer Locations.
Released Mobile Apps For the Tracking Solutions
The ultimate checklist among our APP Releases was the MOBILE APPS for the Tracking Solutions.To make our services more manageable & convenient, we just released our first tracking app for all iPhones & Android Phones, which you can download from the App Store & Google Play Store right now.
Authorised MAKANI Service Provider
Dubai Muncipality (DM) Approves Informap as the Authorised Makani Enabler.
A New Year, A New Technology with a New HOME RUN Achieved
We have been showing fantastic progress in creating new mapping innovations and creativity. We had started working a new IPS technology earlier last year - Indoor Positioning Systems Technology to locate people or objects inside a building. A Prestigious Dubai Hotel Chain successfully Implemented Informap 's INDOOR MAPPING. This project is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.
Authorised Secure Path Service Provider
Dubai Police (DP) Awards Informap as Secure Path Service Provider for Car Rental Companies.
Asianet News Coverage on GRL Services in UAE
Gulf Round-up on Asianet News Channel GRL interviewed Informap on our new innovative solution - GRL Services, the very first virtual addressing system for the UAE. Finding any location in the UAE has been made easier with our solution. Every Building in the UAE has been assigned a Unique 6 digit number for easy referencing.
Informap prides itself on crafting a unique Tracking Solution - INFOFLEET. It is designed for users who require tracking a FLEET of Vehicles and also for those that require more information from their vehicles.
Intergrated MAKANI ADDRESSING SYSTEM
Makani is an application developed by the Dubai Municipality, aimed at improving location finding in the emirate. It is a 10-digit number has been given to each building and every location. We support this new innovative system, we have successfully integrated the Makani Addressing system into our Home Delivery Mapping Solution.
Released TAB version for GRL ADDRESSING SYSTEMS
After the release of the mobile version of our GRL services 2 years ago, our customers increasingly shared their opinion for a tab version. Informap has developed the business version of GRL addressing systems on Tablets
Another Project Milestone for the Addressing Service
The Address Doctor chooses Informap as the UAE Address Data Provider.A fantastic effort and achievement for the team.
10 Years of Business - A milestone Achievement
Emirates Fast Food company choose Informap's GRL based Addressing system for their Home delivery Services - a proud milestone for the GRL Addressing Solutions. Congratulations to all involved in developing this service and to those achieving this prestigious project.
Released Mobile friendly version of Tracking Solution
After receiving immense feedback for our GRL services, we realized to do the next major deployment. We released the mobile responsive site for our whereareyou TRACKING Solution. We are focusing on improving our users' experience, convenience, and manageability. Our aim is to provide the user with the best exposure for using our tracking services whatever your device maybe.
Released Mobile friendly version of GRL Addressing Services
The use of mobiles and tablets is increasing fast in the today's era of technology. Therefore, we want our customers to have the best experiences from all the worlds. Hence, after several months of our dedication, we have successfully released the new mobile version of GRL Addressing service.
Launched UAE's First Addressing System
After years of hard-work of collecting the addresses & geographical marks, we have engineered a simple technology for finding & remembering addresses anywhere in the UAE. You can find any building in the UAE with just a 6-digits location finder called as the GRL - Geo Reference Locator.
Released Addressing Services for Distribution Companies
We released web version UAE Locator Services designed for companies doing Home Delivery Services. Finding Addresses no longer a daunting Task for any delivery companies.
Launched Own Tracking Device
Informap partnered with South Korean Company and started to design our own customized tracking device.
Launched First Tracking Platform
Informap successfully launched the first piloted project in GPS Vehicle tracking solution for the UAE www.whereareyou.ae.
Won Gold Award for the innovative idea - GRL Addressing Services
Informap proudly announces that we won the Gold Award from Salon International Des Inventions for our innovation in GRL Addressing Services.
Finding your way around – PDA Locator
It all started with the realization of the fact that finding a location without the proper directions is a Herculean task. Our technical team identifies the loopholes and have been working on this concept for the last four years.