I Communucate

An application that allows local communities to be in touch.

In the developing world often people have smartphones but don't have a data plan and have a restricted budget for cellphone plans.

I Communicate lets communities stay in touch.

There are 2 modes of operation.

Phone Hotspot Mode

The person in the community that wants to initiate the conversation or group conversation turns the hotspot on. The app running in the background of others that are in range connects to the Hotspot, unless they are already connected to Wifi. The app registers with the app running on the initiators phone Anyone that is connected can start a chat, make voice calls or video calls. share files, photos and videos.

Base station mode

A wifi router is set up with the software running on a mobile phone, pc or low cost physical computing device, e.g. Raspberry Pi.