LandGrab - A Real-World location capture game / Mobile App in Ionic and using the Proximi.io service

Platform Platform

Entry for The Ionic and Proximi.io 2016 Hackathon, 31 July 2016

The Idea

The idea is to allow people to capture locations in the Real World. This app was Alvis's idea.

How It Works

The user captures blocks of land by moving to them and the one with the most land wins at the end of the contest. This is a perfect way to introduce a new person to a new location.

How It Was Built

This mobile application was built with the sweet Ionic Framework (Angular.js/JavaScript/CSS/HTML5) and uses the Proximi.io service for location and map data.

What's next for LandGrab

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Live Demos

Apple iPhone and any Android smartphones (or tablets) can run the static mobile app from the free Ionic View app (available on "the App stores"), using the preview code: 47c92b25

Download the static LandGrab APK (v0.0.2) here:

https://rink.hockeyapp.net/apps/05fcfa76b28e4027b4efd5661e75aba5

Resources

Ionic and Proximi.io 2016 Hackathon post: http://blog.ionic.io/develop-a-location-aware-app-in-the-ionic-proximi-io-hackathon/

Ionic Framework: https://github.com/driftyco/front-page

Proximi.io: https://www.Proximi.io/

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