Proximal notification

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Proximal messaging between @aaronpk and @caseorganic during co-location negotiation


A user's GPS-enabled phone sends data to the server at regular intervals. These points are used to create an accurate, real-time map that the other party can easily see.

The system detects when two people are a certain distance of one another. When the two users are a certain distance apart, an SMS message is sent to both parties.

A user can wrap up client work or finish what they are doing right up until the moment the other party gets there. I don’t have to waste time dealing with uncertainty. It’s the equivalent of “on my way” and “here”, the two most common co-location ‘drags’.

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