Paving Ways

May 01, 2018
UAE-specifc navigation app launched

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) recently released a new map app, the SENIAR, on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. The state-of-the-art app provides motorists with easy-to-follow, accurate directions to their destinations across the UAE, cutting down travel time and distance and improving their daily commute.

The team behind the app combined the efforts of MOCCAE, the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Municipality and Sharjah Urban Planning Council.

“SENIAR is a one-stop source of consolidated navigation data across the UAE, combining the best features of local navigation systems: Onwani, Makani and Postal Code. It is in line with the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership to promote the concept of Smart Cities in the country.

It will be of great value to both residents and visitors, offering them ample information in making their journey on the road smoother. It will also enhance the experience of tourists in the country by helping them get around the cities of the UAE and fnd various attractions and destinations with ease,” said His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment.

The smart application guides users through the best routes possible. In addition to cutting down travel time, the app will highlight traffc jams and slowdowns as well as environmental pollution, improving users’ quality of life and productivity.

For more information, visit seniar.ae or seniar.gov.ae
 
 
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