Smartphone apps that help you exchange contact information generally suffer from two things. First, when face-to-face with your contact-to-be, you have to remember to actually use the app. Second, both you and your contact usually need to have the app installed on your smartphones in the first place. Yes, I’m talking about those pesky network effects (it’s in cases like this, a monopoly doesn’t seem like such a bad thing after all). And while Munich, Germany-based MoID does little to address the latter, it has a neat solution to the former.
Using proximity triangulation, similar to something like Airlike, the iOS and Android app attempts to remember people you’ve met (or were in close proximity to) so that you can exchange contact information with them later. Much later, if required.
The idea, says MoID co-founder Phillip Bellé, is that you can leave your phone in your pocket and concentrate…
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