ADVERTISEMENT

Proxgy Launches its Virtual Commerce Platform in India
P

Users get a link to an instant ride-hailing way to their Proxgy through one way video and two-way audio. Proxgy is using a full 360-degree rotation camera on its Proxgy smart helmets. They also come with 3D video options, one to multiple broadcasting abilities, VR head controller camera movements. Users can book it for shopping, virtual travel, care for elderlies, viewing real estate, KYC, and car services.

Proxgy (1) is the first of its kind service launched across the world in the pandemic. It enables users to book a real-world avatar of human anytime at its every adequate space. Users can use it to navigate the physical world via a proxy avatar while sitting at homes. It enables users to experience the world in a live manner. 

The goal of the startup is to evolve the way people navigate in their daily outdoor tasks. People can hail a Proxgy via a Proxgy user app. It links users to their Proxgy. It uses technologies to provide live video and audio stream to users via its smart helmet. The helmet has a 360-degree rotating camera on its top. Hence, it enables users to get a real-time experience of their surroundings. 

It is accomplished by giving the user a responsive joystick controller on their Proxgy app. An actual human proxy reacts in real-time to their audio commands and inputs.

Users also get an option to receive the live feeds from Proxgy’s helmet on their app. They can view it on their phone screen via a VR device or cast the feed to more giant screens for even more immersive virtual travel and live shopping experiences.

 

Proxgy Started as Concept for a Dorm Room Service

Pulkit Ahuja ideated and conceptualized the Proxgy in India. He stated that his core team includes industry stalwarts from hardware, data science, travel, marketing, car rental, and retail domains.

Initially, Proxgy was conceptualized to help the elderly and high-risk individuals as a pilot in Delhi, India, during the COVID-19 lockdown. With Proxgy, these individuals can stay safe at home while their younger and fitter proxgies navigate the area live from them. Pulkit Ahuja, further stated that the concept received a lot of acceptance and success on its initial team.

The team is now expanding its services into multiple cities of India for different verticals. They are doing dedicated tasks like virtual travel, shopping, elderly care, remote KYC, real estate viewing, car services, and other generic jobs and services. 

+ posts

Rucha Joshi is fueled by her passion for creative writing. She is eager to turn information into action. With her hunger for knowledge, she considers herself a forever student. She's currently working as a content writer and is always interested in a challenge.

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the article have been curated for our audience and does not warrant a 100% accuracy. All the information mentioned in the article is subject to change according to the changing viewpoints. Feel free to reach us at [email protected] for any change or copyright issues.

Note: If you buy something via a link on this page, we might earn a small commission on it.

Rucha Joshi
Rucha Joshi
Rucha Joshi is fueled by her passion for creative writing. She is eager to turn information into action. With her hunger for knowledge, she considers herself a forever student. She's currently working as a content writer and is always interested in a challenge.

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

related stories

The Indian public sector is undergoing a new shift. Since time, many of these sectors have worked for the government and made the extra dime public.

How the Privatisation move might put the Modi government afront in public benefit

0
A crisis on an unprecedented scale is facing the Indian banking sector. When more facts are brought to light, the problem becomes peculiar. You...
Disruptors have been challenging big logistics players for years and the shift towards ecommerce has created a fertile ground for logistics startups.

Transformation of Indian Logistics Tech Ecosystem

0
The logistics industry is the backbone of every economy. The growth of the Indian ecommerce sector enabled startups dealing in logistics to expand their...
India's healthcare sector is booming, thus giving many opportunities to establish a unified system that contributes to better health.

India’s healthcare startup ecosystem is booming, as Government prioritises on better systems

0
India is a country that is democratic and It is the government's responsibility to provide primary health care for individuals. India is a large...
Forty-four such one-horned digital entities have been produced by the ecosystem that has cumulatively generated around 106 billion dollars in value so far.

A flourishing sector; How India’s billion dollar unicorn sector is putting India afront on...

0
Startups can generate impactful solutions through innovation and scalable technology and act as vehicles for socio-economic development and transformation. Over the last two decades,...
Indian officials have deemed it essential to have guidelines for influencers advertising to protect the consumers' interest.

New Guidelines for Indian Social Media Influencers

0
The ASCI, Advertising Standards Council of India (1), India's self-regulatory voluntary organization for advertising, rolled out a set of draft guidelines for influencers promotion...
explained-why-india-is-approving-china-fdi-proposals

Explained: Why India is Approving China FDI Proposals

0
In April, the Indian government had modified the rules to let FDI, Foreign Direct Investment, from neighboring countries only with its preceding consent, even...
The year 2020 gave a significant shift to the retail sector. Consumer behavior and shopping patterns are no longer the same in the new normal.

Consumer Behaviour and Trends Dominating Retail Industry in 2021

0
On January 1, 2020, as we turned our calendars to welcome the New Year, we never expected the turn of events that followed. Businesses...
India's unemployment rate keeps rising, however, a Gig economy aims to create leverage amongst the unemployed with gigs that could fasten its process.

Gig Economy: How this could be India’s solution to the unemployment crisis

0
A major challenge worldwide is creating jobs for young people, further exacerbated by the global financial crisis that has hit this group hard. Due...
ADVERTISEMENT