Do you ever wish you could just walk down the street and chat up Do you ever want the motivation to explore your city, with the spontaneity and fun of encountering virtual friends as an incentive? Do you want to build friendships with AI characters? πŸ‘¬πŸ™οΈπŸ—ΊοΈ

What it does

Walk around and discover virtual friends through the camera view. Think Pokemon-Go, but for virtual friends! The use cases are numerous and caters to individual needs.

  1. Converse with whomever you wish. Whether they are fantasy or real, dead or alive, you can create virtual friends from scratch and start building a connection! πŸ’¬
  2. Mimic real-life social situations. Wishing to practice your interview or networking skills with a virtual friend before heading into the real thing? Wanting someone to keep you on track while you study, but have no one available around you to do so? A virtual friend is your go-to choice! πŸ“š
  3. Find motivation to explore the outside. Wander around and spontaneously encounter virtual friends! Chat up with them and build friendship points. πŸŒƒ

How we built it

React Native, Express, SQL server on CockroachDB, Postgresql, AssemblyAI, Cohere API

Challenges we ran into

Accomplishments that we're proud of

What we learned

What's next for FriendScape - explore a different way to connect

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