Genesys International Corporation, the parent company of street-view portal WoNoBo, reported operating revenues of Rs 15.95 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 (Q1-FY15). It is down 47% from the Rs 30.17 crore reported in the corresponding quarter last year. However, it is 177.6% higher than the Rs 5.74 crore operating revenues reported in the previous quarter, Q4-FY14.
The company reported net profits (after tax) of Rs 1.74 crore, down 76% from Rs 7.40 crore net profits reported in Q1-FY14. The company had reported net loss of Rs 5.57 crore in the previous quarter.
Started in 1995, Genesys has been primarily working in the overseas market as a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) outsourcing company. It has worked for Microsoft’s search engine Bing and NAVTEQ. The company also works in areas like, imagery acquisition, photogammetry, remote sensing, and data conversion among other things.
WoNoBo’s Realty section: Earlier this year, the street-view mapping service also added a property section. This feature is currently in beta testing phase, and only Mumbai properties are listed at present. Properties in Delhi are expected to be added to the section closer to the public launch. This feature allows users to virtually navigate through streets and search for residential and commercial properties up for sale or rent. WoNoBo also offers a street-view like 3D navigation within individual apartments, and a 360 degree virtual preview of under-construction projects.
Other solutions: Genesys also offers enterprise solutions like, TeleSCAPE (ground surveying and mapping), InfraSCAPE (terrain models and mapping information), and Market Analysis and Route Planning System or MARS (analysis of market statistics based on Census data). The company also offers government-targeted solutions for urban planning and development like, CitySCAPE and WaterSCAPE.