Pigeon<br />An SMS based networking & data collection tool<br />
Where did the idea come from?<br />Conferences / workshops<br />Looking for a mechanism to:<br />let participants contact ...
What technology is used<br />SMS Server Tools 3<br />Free software package that can be used to send and receive text messa...
How does Pigeon work?<br /><ul><li>Networking service</li></ul>P02 Are you available for a meeting? Greets Chris<br />Are ...
Some screenshots<br />
How does it work?<br />Data collection tool<br />Questions for the respondents can be added and are assigned a unique code...
Questions that come in from the audience<br />Questions that are asked to the audience<br />
What can you do with it?<br />Conference<br />Workshop<br />Forum, e-mail, web<br />Radio, podcast<br />TV<br />Leaflets<b...
Care to try it out?<br />
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Pigeon: an SMS based networking and data collection tool

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A presentation by Peter Andries, ATiT
Youth Anti-Corruption Forum in Brussels on 27 May 2010.

Session: ICT for Governance and Anti-Corruption (GAC)

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Pigeon: an SMS based networking and data collection tool

  1. 1. Pigeon<br />An SMS based networking & data collection tool<br />
  2. 2. Where did the idea come from?<br />Conferences / workshops<br />Looking for a mechanism to:<br />let participants contact each other<br />data collection from audiences<br />Common technological denominator: SMS<br />Standalone<br />PC equipped with GSM modem<br />Pigeon software<br />
  3. 3. What technology is used<br />SMS Server Tools 3<br />Free software package that can be used to send and receive text message<br />GSM modem or mobile phone with PC Cable<br />Drupal on WAMP or LAMP<br />Opensource web application framework<br />Custom coding<br />Link between Drupal and the SMS Server Tools<br />Interface, logic<br />
  4. 4. How does Pigeon work?<br /><ul><li>Networking service</li></ul>P02 Are you available for a meeting? Greets Chris<br />Are you available for a meeting? Greets Chris – reply P01 + MSG<br />
  5. 5. Some screenshots<br />
  6. 6. How does it work?<br />Data collection tool<br />Questions for the respondents can be added and are assigned a unique code (voting, polls)<br />Questions can be asked by participants by means of texting<br />Statistical processing possible<br />
  7. 7. Questions that come in from the audience<br />Questions that are asked to the audience<br />
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  10. 10. What can you do with it?<br />Conference<br />Workshop<br />Forum, e-mail, web<br />Radio, podcast<br />TV<br />Leaflets<br />Newspaper<br />…<br />
  11. 11. Care to try it out?<br />
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