Government is a prime candidate to become drastically improved by implementing blockchain technologies to track where money goes between agencies and from agencies to the people.
What it does
CryptoSnap9001 allows SNAP participants to pay for groceries through their smartphones with a QR code, and requires cashiers to take photos of receipts to eliminate fraudulent purchases.
How we built it
create-react-app frontend, Firebase backend, Stellar horizon-testnet for transactions, and CSS for styling.
Challenges we ran into
react-webcam, it claims that
getScreenshot "Returns a base64 encoded string of the current webcam image", when in reality it was returning a type of
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Successfully got real transactions being logged on Stellar's Horizon testnet, and our validation prevents transactions from occurring if sender account balance cannot cover it.
What we learned
Collaboration is strength
What's next for CryptoSnap9001