In Brief: CCAvenue inks deal with Indian Oil Corporation; Medica, Qure.ai to work on medical imaging tool
Ahmedabad headquartered company Infibeam Avenues, the parent of payment gateway CCAvenue, has inked a deal with oil and natural gas company IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation Limited), to make LPG gas cylinder bookings available via BillAvenue platform. BillAvenue is an inter-operable digital bill payments platform operated by Avenues India, an arm of ecommerce major Infibeam. It is built over the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) infrastructure, an interoperable online bill payments platform developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). BillAvenue had earlier signed similar partnerships with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, according to a statement. The integration is in process and will soon be made live for customers to book LPG Gas Cylinder across India. BillAvenue has over 200 agent institutions consisting of more than 550,000 agents spread across 2600 cities and towns.
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Medica partners with Qure.ai
London, UK-based teleradiology services provider Medica Group has joined hands with Mumbai headquartered artificial intelligence (AI)-powered health-tech platform Qure.ai to improve the efficiency of workflow and clinical decision support. Under the deal, the companies will launch a decision support tool for CT (computed tomography) head scan examinations. This tool will flag potential urgent examinations allowing prioritisation of reporting based on clinical priority as opposed to chronological allocation.
Read: Sequoia Capital India leads $16 mn round in health-tech startup Qure.ai
Park Place launches PPTechMobile app to monitor IT infrastructure remotely
Cleveland, Ohio-based hardware maintenance firm Park Place Technologies has rolled out PPTechMobile, a mobile application that will give customers real-time access to maintenance events in their data centre and information technology or IT infrastructure. The company claims that the app is the first and only mobile application of its kind in the third-party maintenance category, according to a statement. The app enables users to identify devices that need support by only using the phone’s camera to scan the barcode. The application then decodes the barcode and automatically populates the corresponding serial number in a ticket submission form. PPTechMobile app is available on the Google Play and Apple App stores.
ZestMoney partners with Paytm to launch recurring EMI payments for its users
Digital lending startup ZestMoney has joined hands with digital payments platform Paytm, owned by One97 Communications, to launch recurring EMI (equated monthly instalments) payments for over 6 million ZestmMoney users. The user will have to provide a one-time password at the time of subscribing to the service. Post that, the ZestMoney EMI repayments will get automatically deducted from the users’ Paytm wallet balance every month, according to the statement. Founded in 2015 by Lizzie Chapman, Priya Sharma and Ashish Anantharaman, ZestMoney offers a credit limit to customers through a digital loan application process.