Geolocated communication to deal with emergency situations

Geolocated communication to deal with emergency situations

Like many sectors, communication is also at the center of technological change. Geolocated communication is thus emerging as a solution for exchanging information based on where the user is.

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In the last few years, geolocated communication has made its way to deal with emergency situations. You may have already received an alert informing you that a ThunderstormThunderstorm Was there going to be violence in your area? This is the father-alert solution put in place by the government to notify anyone with a mobile phone that danger is imminent.

This solution uses base stations, but other companies have developed new ways to communicate with users based on their location. This is the case with, an American start-up that brings a new dimension to location-based data flow.

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A revolution in location-based communication

, As surprising as it may sound, there hasn’t been a revolution in location-based communication for a very long time. not since the arrival of WazeWaze for transportationDavid Hamel, founder and CEO of Balcony, explains. Until now, no modern technology has allowed organizations to communicate with people based on where they are in the world. ,

This is where the main innovationApplicationApplication : being able to address in a personal manner all the people present in a particular area, for example an airport, a stadium, a museum or even an entire city.

real time chat

Alerts, instructions, information, opinion polls, with the balcony many uses are allowed, especially because it is possible to interact with users in real time. Privacy is fully assured as no personal information is required. Users only need to scan a QR code to be onboarded. Very useful in dynamic operations or emergency situations, such as for example during wildfires, for which has partnered with Dryad to develop a new solution capable of quickly identifying wildfire threats To be.

Balcony helps organizations deliver critical information to their decision makers and people on the ground when they need it most. © balcony

Article written in partnership with Hello Future, Orange’s research and innovation site