WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 16, 2010 – GEICO, currently leading the mobile insurance market with the top-rated GEICO GloveBox application, is expanding the universe of customer-friendly insurance services by offering auto insurance applications for use on iPad™ mobile digital devices and mobile devices running the Android™ operating system.
The popular GEICO GloveBox app is now available as an Android™ application and users will have the ability to:
- Pay auto insurance bill
- Access current insurance ID cards
- Record accident information
- Reach GEICO by phone for all insurance needs
- View a selection of GEICO videos posted on YouTube
The GEICO GloveBox app takes advantage of the iPad™ mobile digital device’s unique capabilities, and provides the following features:
- Split-screen display that allows easy access to the main menu
- Social media in-app browser for GEICO’s social media pages
- Auto how-to’s … now with images!
- New condensed layout for Accident Helper and Bill Pay & ID Card(s)
“GEICO wants the best experience for our customers at all times,” said Dave Weaver, manager of mobile applications. “Our mobile applications for iPad™ mobile digital devices and Android™ operating system were built with that in mind.”
“Instead of simply shrinking our existing website, we reinvented the interaction with our latest applications,” said Steve Smith, assistant vice president of GEICO’s internet business unit.
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GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.
iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc.