Building GeoCash

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We’re back after a few weeks, but mind you,  we were not on vacation, we were actually working extremely hard 😉

Last weeks we’ve been working on our proposals, and we will be releasing a complete series in which we will explain all of them.

In our opinion, due to diverse factors (complex concepts to explain, relatively easy funding, prevalence of technical staff, …), many DLT projects are developed under a veil of opacity which makes it difficult for the community to know what is exactly happening behind the scenes, not only the state of development of the project, but also the team vision.

We want to make it different.

Our vision is that, when GeoDB is ready, everyone interested will be able to understand how it works. We believe that our approach is the most adequate and honest to achieve our vision to interconnect DLT and big data paradigms, but there is a long path ahead and some initial concessions are needed to ease this travel.

Our proposal is to create a DLT infrastructure that rewards users that share their location data combined with additional information about them. We want to make our vision as clear as possible and we are working on demos that will illustrate the different parts.

As mentioned, they’re demos, so they aren’t intended to be the wonderful final solutions that we’ll build. This is a journey. Therefore, please be tolerant with these prototypes and keep in mind that they don’t exemplify exactly how the final applications will look like. Concentrate on the idea behind them.

Today, we start this series presenting the geoCash demo, an Android app to share locations and receive rewards for them

Suppose that a user decides to share his location data for analytics in exchange for a reward. He just has to download geoCash and activate the location share. Simple and immediate.

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Your wallet is yours and only yours. You can create a new one when you start using geoCash or open an existing one.

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We know that a couple of pics aren’t enough, so we share a video to clarify further questions.

You can download the GeoCash Beta demo here. Keep in mind that it’s a demo, so there might be some details needing polish. We’re improving it, so stay tuned for coming updates. So go ahead, download our app, try it and start sharing your comments with the team! Please drop me a line in the comments if you would like to discuss anything!

Stay tuned, there are amazing things to come!