Tempo and Uber Team Up to Offer On-Demand Rides Right From the Mobile Calendar

As one of Uber’s API launch partners, Tempo is the first calendar to make it easy for mobile professionals to get where they need to be with one-tap to pickup time, fares and a driver to their next meeting


MENLO PARK, Calif. – WEBWIRE – Thursday, August 21, 2014

Today, Tempo AI, creator of the breakthrough personal productivity calendar app for iOS, Tempo Smart Calendar, is partnering with Uber to offer on-demand rides right in the mobile calendar. Tempo Smart Calendar allows busy professionals to stay in their calendar app to get directions, drive times and parking options, and now, with Uber’s new API integration, they can tap the Uber icon in the map to see the estimated pickup time as well as car types and fares. When they make their request, the driver will arrive already knowing where they are going. Those details were passed seamlessly from their calendar event to Uber. Tempo leverages its connected data to auto fill users’ current location and destination, offering an elegant way for busy professionals to navigate to their next meeting.
 
Together, Tempo and Uber deliver the ultimate integrated experience for professionals to get to and prepare for their next meeting in a breeze without having to worry about finding cash, hailing a taxi or searching for a parking spot. Uber connects users with a seamless transportation experience, offering rides wherever and whenever users choose, at the touch of a button. Additionally, Tempo allows users to manage their day by applying big data and artificial intelligence to the calendar, email and contacts to surface one-tap shortcuts for common actions and rich insights about the people users meet, all right in the calendar.
 
To download Tempo Smart Calendar with the Uber integration for free, please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tempo-smart-calendar-free/id593819390?mt=8
 
“Tempo’s integration with Uber’s new public API puts requesting an Uber in context, right inside the Tempo app,” said Jeff Holden, chief product officer at Uber. “Tempo’s calendar just got smarter by surfacing up an Uber button whenever you need to travel to your next meeting or appointment"
 
“We’re thrilled to be the first calendar to use Uber’s new API because together we’re going to take the hassle out of just getting there. With an Uber experience integrated into Tempo, you can use your travel time to read Tempo’s insights about the people you’re going to meet, and review the meeting’s emails and documents – it’s all in the Tempo event summary, just like the Uber ride,” said Raj Singh, CEO and co-founder of Tempo AI. “We eliminate time-sinks on your phone and actually help you prepare for what’s next. So on a demanding day with back-to-back meetings, the logistics of getting from one location to the next is no longer a major distraction wasting cycles better spent concentrating on the upcoming meeting and people you’re about to meet.”
 
Tempo Smart Calendar is on a mission to end “app surfing.” Professionals on the go constantly jump between apps, wasting time and causing stress to complete even the most basic daily tasks, like finding a client’s phone number, researching a new prospect, hunting for a conference call passcode, finding a ride and directions to a meeting and more. Tempo consolidates data from a range of sources and puts it right into the most intuitive place – the calendar. Then, it applies its powerful artificial intelligence to present everything in context, allowing users to get more done in each tap. Tempo provides one-tap shortcuts like conference call dialing, running late messages and more, and also surfaces rich insights on the people users meet, ranging from recent emails to mutual contacts, posts from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more. Today’s Uber integration provides users with yet another powerful shortcut to get more done in fewer taps.
 
To download Tempo Smart Calendar with the Uber integration for free, please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tempo-smart-calendar-free/id593819390?mt=8
 
About Tempo AI
Designed to help busy professionals prepare for what’s next, Tempo Smart Calendar is like having an assistant anticipate what you need and surface that information right in the calendar, when you need it most. By eliminating the need to use multiple apps to discover insights about the people you’re meeting, cull relevant emails, find contact information, notify attendees if you’re running late, join a conference call or get directions to your next event, Tempo does more in one tap so you never miss a beat. Tempo AI leverages sophisticated artificial intelligence and semantic technology from SRI International, the birthplace of the Internet, computer mouse, electronic banking and SIRI, to understand personal behaviors.
 
About Uber
Uber is a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 170 cities today, Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.  


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