Developed by True Software Scandinavia AB, Truecaller is an app designed to change phonebook to make it more intelligent and useful. Truecaller is trying to expand and attract more users by adding new features such as number scanner, scan and pay and fast track numbers.
By using the number scanner feature, users will be able to search for numbers and store it in their contacts by scanning street signs, business cards, website, shop fronts. The new feature will require access to your Smartphone’s camera. The recently launched service Truecaller Pay will work through the scan and pay feature, which will allow anyone in India to send and receive money securely through their mobile phones and make quick payments. The third feature fast track numbers will only be available in India, it will integrate toll free numbers for emergency services like fire, medical care, police, roadside assistance, women’s helpline along with essential categories such as airlines, banks, couriers, railways, and insurance. Users can access number scanner, scan and pay and fast track numbers without an internet connection.
The new features will be available on the latest Android 8.45, which will be released in the coming weeks.
-Akhila Kakarala with inputs from https://www.themobileindian.com/news/truecaller-to-adds-number-scanner-feature-in-its-app-and-push-digital-payments-19031
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