Ably for automotive, logistics and mobility

Build anything from on-demand services to race-critical vehicle tracking to transit updates

Massive performance coupled with absolute data integrity for every transport use case

Geolocation Know precisely where drivers and vehicles are and visualize on maps or dashboards.
Chat and notifications
Chat and notifications Add chat and notifications to your apps to improve customer experience.
Stream processing
Stream processing Process realtime events in your owns systems to analyze and act on realtime data.
Streaming data sources
Streaming data sources Augment your apps with third-party data like weather or news.

Delivering realtime transport updates for 3 million people each day in North Illinois.

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The complete realtime data synchronization stack for transport

Pub/Sub messaging

Publish messages to millions of subscribers over channels that support multiplexing.

Device & user presence

Know when devices or users are online by subscribing to presence events.

Message history

Retrieve past messages up to 72 hours in the past. Useful for chat or live feeds.

Stream resume

On disconnect we keep state and retry connection every 15 seconds for two minutes.

Message ordering

Ably guarantees all messages are delivered in the same order as originally published.

Streaming data sources

Find and consume streaming data sources for your apps. News, transport, and more.

Push notifications

Notify all subscribed devices over a channel or directly using APNs or FCM.


Trigger business logic (e.g. AWS Lambda) or process data elsewhere (e.g. RabbitMQ).

A Pub/Sub platform engineered around Four Pillars of Dependability

Delivering seamless experiences to your customers is vital, that's why we created the four pillars. This mathematically modelled approach to system design guarantees critical functionality at scale.

SOC 2 Type 2

SOC 2 Type 2 audited, and HIPAA compliant for peace of mind.

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99.999% uptime SLA

A fault-tolerant, highly-available design means a legitimate uptime SLA.

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Global Edge network

Our global presence means the lowest latencies, wherever your users are.

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Rapidly build production-ready realtime capabilities with quickstart guides, realtime concepts, and full API reference.

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Our step-by-step tutorials and demos will help you learn Ably and understand what our realtime platform is capable of.

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25+ Client Library SDKs

We support the environments, languages, and platforms you work with. Ably fits into your stack wherever you need us.

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