Cardo Programs has introduced that it has acquired Riser, a bike navigation app which additionally implements social parts.
Cardo has acquired Riser from KTM, which beforehand owned it, and can start to develop the app into one thing which is extra consultant of each itself and its new possession.
“Initially,” a Cardo press launch says, “the app will function because it presently does, and, step by step, the app will become an app represented by each firms.”
Riser’s enchantment to Cardo comes from its mixture of navigation and social driving. Cardo’s place as a longtime part of the communications and intercom phase of the motorbike business means it might be capable to benefit from Riser’s social parts to implement its personal communication and intercom know-how into the app.
“This acquisition,” the aforementioned press launch reads, “will carry collectively the strengths of each firms, offering riders with a complete vary of communication, social and navigation options.
“The acquisition will enable Cardo to broaden its attain past conventional communication programs and supply riders an all-in-one communication, navigation, and social networking resolution.”
Cardo Programs CEO, Alon Lumbroso, mentioned: “We’re excited to hitch forces with Riser, which has created an revolutionary motorbike app that enhances the driving expertise.
“This acquisition will allow us to supply our prospects with a fair wider vary of options, together with navigation, neighborhood, and security, that meet their evolving wants.”
Dominik Koffu, founding father of Riser, added: “We’re thrilled to develop into a part of the Cardo household and mix our strengths to supply riders with a complete set of instruments that make their driving expertise safer and extra pleasing. We look ahead to persevering with to develop and innovate our know-how underneath the Cardo umbrella.”
KTM CEO, Stefan Pierer, mentioned: “I’m delighted to see Riser discover a new dwelling with Cardo, and we’ve got each confidence that collectively they’ll obtain nice success.”