Identification

Name

GeoChat

Status

Active

Category

Tool / Software

Organizations
(1) Innovative Support to Emergencies Diseases and Disasters (InSTEDD)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2012-10-19 20:19:20+00:00

Modified

2016-03-28 22:36:45.433302+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

GeoChat is a collaboration tool, based on SMS, email, and Twitter, that allows anyone to chat, report, and get alerts on their phone. It is designed to enable self-organizing group communications by allowing users to link the field, headquarters, and the local community in a real-time, interactive conversation visualized on the surface of a map.

Goals
(1) Situational awareness
Year start

2006

URL http://instedd.org/technologies/geochat/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Cambodia
(2) Haiti
(3) Thailand
(4) United States of America

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication
(2) Personal Communication
(3) Personal Communication
(4) Personal Communication