Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Traces

“The team behind it believe that linking content-stuffed messages to a physical GPS location, and using augmented reality Movie Camerato make it seem tangible, will add real-world context to social media.


“Facebook and WhatsApp broadcast frequent, out-of-context information that’s of very little value to you, leaving you a completely passive receiver,” says Beau Lotto, CEO of Ripple Inc, based in San Francisco, which created Traces.


With Traces, the sender creates a digital “payload” – any combination of text, music, images, video, tickets and vouchers – and sends it to their chosen person. The twist is that the receiver can only unlock the message if they are in the right GPS location at the right time.”


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Traces


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