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Open Garden connects IoT devices on the fly -- GCN

Open Garden connects IoT devices on the fly -- GCN | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
The biggest challenge in building an Internet of Things is delivering network connectivity everywhere for every thing.
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FireChat's developer wants to give IoT a mesh-network boost

FireChat's developer wants to give IoT a mesh-network boost | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
The Open Garden Network could link many devices and apps for broader Internet access
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Always Wanted a Mass Chat Room at Burning Man? No? Too Bad.

Always Wanted a Mass Chat Room at Burning Man? No? Too Bad. | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
No need to be off the grid as long as you're near other cellphones.
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FireChat - Internet für alle! - YouTube

Was tun, wenn das Internet nicht mehr funktioniert oder sogar blockiert ist und soziale Netzwerke zensiert sind? Mesh-Netzwerke und die App FireChat bieten e...
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手机没有网络也能聊天?FireChat可以! | 极客公园

手机没有网络也能聊天?FireChat可以! | 极客公园 | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
在没有网络或手机没有信号时,FireChat 可以和智能手机用户保持联系。如今,FireChat 已经推出中文版,可以在豌豆荚、小米、腾讯等手机网店下载。
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沒有網路也能聊天的 FireChat 發布中文版,將把「無信號聯網技術」授權給阿里和百度

沒有網路也能聊天的 FireChat 發布中文版,將把「無信號聯網技術」授權給阿里和百度 | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
要是在一個 Wi-Fi 狀況惡劣、電信公司訊號基本消失的會場,比如 TechCrunch 2014·北京大會上,你能夠使用什麼樣的應用實現訊息傳遞?FireChat 也許是個不錯的選擇,PingWest 曾報導過這個「沒有網路也能聊天」的行動 App——透過藍牙技術,將智慧型手機轉換為一個個「路由器...
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‘Private internet’ FireChat app grows in popularity in Iraq - FT.com

‘Private internet’ FireChat app grows in popularity in Iraq - FT.com | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
A new chat app designed for use on planes and trains is soaring in popularity in Iraq, as users embrace a “private internet” where they can message each other without fear of the government shutting down access to the web. Created on an island in
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The Promise of a New Internet

The Promise of a New Internet | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
It's not too late to rebuild this thing for the people. 
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Thaïlande, Taïwan : les réseaux Mesh, outil anticensure

Thaïlande, Taïwan : les réseaux Mesh, outil anticensure | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
Après leur coup d'Etat, les militaires se sont dit prêts à censurer Internet. Mais une technologie permettant de créer des réseaux décentralisés existe.
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Off-grid messaging app FireChat now lets you stay on topic by creating communities

Off-grid messaging app FireChat now lets you stay on topic by creating communities | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
Open Garden is imposing some structure on its very popular, but highly chaotic, anonymous messaging app.
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FireChat Now Lets You Chat In Groups While Offline

FireChat Now Lets You Chat In Groups While Offline | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
FireChat now lets you create group chats to message people around you anonymously, even without an internet connection.
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▶ [T트렌드] 91회 - 모두의 주차장, 파이어챗(FireChat) - YouTube

요약 1. 모두의 주차장 - 근처 주차장 정보를 확인, 자신의 주차장을 공유할 수 있는 서비스 - 저주지 및 특정지역의 주차장 정보를 실시간으로 확인, 예약 가능 - 서울 송파구와 협의를 통해 모두의 주차장 공유서비스 실시중 2. 파이어챗(FireChat) - 휴대폰 자체 블루투스...
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Day2 17 Crowdsourcing Connectivity - YouTube

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Open Garden is using FireChat to build a network for the internet of things

Open Garden is using FireChat to build a network for the internet of things | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
Open Garden is teaming up with TrackR to connect its FireChat and bandwidth-sharing apps to TrackR’s smart tags. Why? A FireChat user may one day help locate your lost luggage.
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Why FireChat's Latest Update Is a Big Deal

Why FireChat's Latest Update Is a Big Deal | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
FireChat, the clever app that lets people talk to each other without using cell reception, just got an update that gives its users fixed handles. That might not mean a damn thing to you, which is understandable. FireChat doesn't have the name recognition of Snapchat. It's not a popular messaging app. But it should be, and it could be, and this update is an important move in that direction.
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Messaging app Firechat is adding a fake-name feature for Burning Man

Messaging app Firechat is adding a fake-name feature for Burning Man | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
The Burning Man festival kicks off this Monday in the Nevada desert, and while many startups are still assembling their camps, the messaging app Firechat has built something more elaborate for the...
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FireChat app hits China and Taiwan|Markets|Business|WantChinaTimes.com

FireChat app hits China and Taiwan|Markets|Business|WantChinaTimes.com | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
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沒網路也能聊 FireChat中文版推出 - 中時電子報

沒網路也能聊 FireChat中文版推出 - 中時電子報 | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
只要你曾在跨年時,與朋友相約要去觀賞台北101煙火秀,肯定對當時打電話、傳訊息的艱困經驗難以忘懷。主因是使用人數爆增而導致3G網路塞爆。不過這情況有解,號稱不需使用網路也能傳訊息的FireChat APP,已推出中文版,無論網路有多塞,照樣讓你跟好友聊翻天。
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Iraq Internet Shutdown Is Good News for One App: FireChat

Iraq Internet Shutdown Is Good News for One App: FireChat | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
Political unrest is rarely a positive development for Internet companies. As governments in the Middle East demonstrated repeatedly during the Arab Spring, online access is one of the first things to go when there are whiffs of an uprising.
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Iraqis seek out new tools to blast through internet blockade

Iraqis seek out new tools to blast through internet blockade | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
As Iraq struggles with sectarian conflict, the country has seen severe web restrictions, including the blocking of social media and the cutting off of web traffic at large for hours at a time. In...


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Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web? | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
The chat rooms of FireChat are brash and chaotic, but they’re proving out a new technology that lets smartphones access the web without carriers, or government intrusion.
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Chat without Signal or WIFI

Chat without Signal or WIFI | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
An innovative new messaging service uses wireless technology to connect mobile phones even without service. We talk to the creators of FireChat to find out more.
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‮دانش و فن‬ - ‭BBC ‮فارسی‬ - ‮بدون اینترنت، 'چت' کنید‬

‮دانش و فن‬ - ‭BBC ‮فارسی‬ - ‮بدون اینترنت، 'چت' کنید‬ | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
اپلیکیشن‌های چت با وجود محبوبیت فراوانشان همگی دچار یک نقص هستند، و آن اینکه اگر سوار قطار زیرزمینی شوید، یا به دامان طبیعت بروید، و یا در وضعیتی قرار بگیرید که مقامات حکومتی شبکه‌های موبایل را مسدود کنند، به احتمال زیاد ارتباطتان قطع می‌شود.
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Reinventing the internet: How wireless networks could become the workhorses of the web

Reinventing the internet: How wireless networks could become the workhorses of the web | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
In this part of our special report on reinventing the internet, a look at how the wireless networks of the future should evolve to handle a world in which mobile computers are the standard computers.
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Mesh network apps to the rescue

Mesh network apps to the rescue | Open Garden Press Coverage | Scoop.it
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