The "Evacuation SMS sender" method saves citizen's life in disaster (e.g. earthquake, fire),
by only receiving the message below.
Your mobile phone evolves to an great location navigator and help desk caller.
What it does
It sends SMS including evacuation information below
- Evacuation, AED and Medication location map url
- Help desk service phone number
Mr. Kotaro Shimada. This a disaster prevention center. Pleaase click the url for Evacuation , AED, Medical service Location, nere your place,https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zx9fAjlt_Ojc.kxQMB4WG81xg&usp=sharing . If you need help about medication, food supply or difficulty to get back home, Please call +810345402625 for refugee needs center
Unlike other messaging service, there is no need to care of
types of mobile phone devices or OS types or versions
because of SMS function has been applied to most mobile phone for a long history.
So, even elderly person can recognize and use it compared to email or other Social Network Services.
Also, SMS will show notification popups to mobile devices for recognizing everyone
How I built it
- IBM blumix Node-RED starter (Including node.js, cloudant NoSQL Database)
- Twilio (TEL/SMS etc.) API
Challenges I ran into
Creating service even I had never used NoSQL, node.js before.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Including our teams accomplishments in a SMS message
- SMS including Evacuation, AED and Medication location map
- Help service phone number to the citizen’s mobile
What I learned
IBM bluemix + Node-RED starter is a great tool which can create an application in really short time. It makes you can challenge to new programming languages, new API to create systems that you are hesitated, because of heavy duty and difficult configuration to develop the infrastructure.
Also, creating one Node-Red examples, you can flexibly apply with other proposes. switching databases or changing relations.(e.g. To inform storm coming in Other cities)