Thursday Nov 16
10:50 –
B 07 - B 08

From Minutes to Seconds


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Careem is a car hailing company that our customers and captains rely upon whether they going out for fun or need to get to the airport. Customers trust us that they will be able to get a ride wherever and whenever they need it. This means finding the best captain - one who can reach the pick up location the fastest, in the least amount of time possible.

We operate in a region of low-end Android devices, bad GPS sensors, extreme temperatures and low bandwidth which make these requirements quite hard. We will walk you through our iterations of building a system that overcame the above challenges while at the same time handling the increasing scale.