Inspiration

Everyone has a right to belong. When refugees are in a foreign country they often have very limited papers with no information, papers which can be easily lost or stolen. When that happens the refugee loses her identity as well as all connections to relatives and family.

What it does

When refugees are in a foreign country they often have very limited papers with text information, papers which can be easily lost or stolen.

How we built it

We built the main app with Objective-C and Node JS, tieing into IBM Watson and Twilio to handle the AI and messaging aspects of the service.

Challenges we ran into

Identifying a person from a picture

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Reliability and reach

What we learned

We learned how to use Watson in a variety of cases, and are proud of how this may help people in the future.

What's next for ResID

Help people to never lose a track of who they are

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