Proposal for an android app for digital will

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This presentation presents idea for a new mobile app to have your digital will, where you can automatically send important information, email account passwards, social media passwords etc. to your near and dear ones after your death.

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Proposal for an android app for digital will

  1. 1. Proposal for anProposal for an Android AppAndroid App forfor Digital WillDigital Will Concept: D K Singhal deveshksinghal@gmail.com
  2. 2. ConceptConcept Digital property rights are becoming more and more important these days. Obviously, one would like to have his Google+, Gmail, Facebook,Twitter,Google+, Gmail, Facebook,Twitter, Slideshare access to transfer to someone else, someone reliable, who can take control, and get the relevant information deleting the irrelevant one. 2 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  3. 3. Think!Think! A person named ‘X’ dies.After some time, his friend ‘Y’ locates his particulars on Facebook, or Google. ‘Y’ sends a friend request on Facebook,‘Y’ sends a friend request on Facebook, and an email to ‘X’s Gmail id, but gets no response. ‘Y’ contacts several mutual friends only to find out that ‘X’ is dead by then. 3 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  4. 4. Think!Think! A person named ‘X’ has got several insurance policies, making ‘Y’ as nominee. Regarding some,‘Y’ does not know at all. Can ‘Y’ claim the money? 4 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  5. 5. Think!Think! Is it not the time to have something that can instruct someone near to us to take suitable action about our digital property rights?rights? Such an idea is presented here. 5 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  6. 6. HowWill it Work?HowWill it Work? The program requires to have an account on a dedicated website. You may also have its android app installed in your smartphone. In your account, you prepare a list ofIn your account, you prepare a list of recieptants with their email ids, mobile phone numbers etc. Also prepare a small document containing the statement you want to give to each of the recieptent after you. 6 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  7. 7. How Does it Work?How Does it Work? Now, you develop 3 time bands for which the app can be left unattended. For example we declare these as 15 days, 7 days and 3 days respectively. After first setting of account, andAfter first setting of account, and activating it, you can see- “15+7+3 Days remaining for action” “14+7+3 Days remaining for action” And so on. 7 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  8. 8. Deadline Approaching…..Deadline Approaching….. “15+7+3 Days remaining for action” “14+7+3 Days remaining for action” : “2+7+3 Days remaining for action”“2+7+3 Days remaining for action” “1+7+3 Days remaining for action” “0+7+3 Days remaining for action” “0+6+3 Days remaining for action” : “0+0+1 Days remaining for action” 8 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  9. 9. So,What’s NextSo,What’s Next During the first 15 days period, you can press refresh button to restart counting from 15 days.This can be done after logging into that dedicated website or directly from your mobile app.directly from your mobile app. At the end of first 15 days, you get an email alert and an SMS indicating that you need to refresh the account. If you do nothing, you get another reminders after 15+7 and 15+7+3 days. 9 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  10. 10. The Time is OverThe Time is Over After all the three refresh requests are not responded, the account automatically sends your preset statement document to the recieptants.the recieptants. This way they get the pre-decided instructions from you and can do the needful. 10 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  11. 11. Sample Statement DocumentSample Statement Document • Dear Raju, • It seems that I might not be able to operate my online accounts from now onwards. Please note the passwards of these as under- • sample123@gmail.com: password123 • sample123@facebook.com: password 123• sample123@facebook.com: password 123 • Please do not forget to delete my photographs, posts and emails which you feel are not useful to anybody else. • Also, there is an insurance policy in my name from XYZ Insurance Co.The policy no. is 12345678987654321. Please contact Mr. Lallu Lal to get details about it and do the needful. 11 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  12. 12. PrivacyPrivacy The sample document should be encrypted in such a way that nobody else is able to get its contents except for the recieptent.recieptent. 12 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  13. 13. FeeFee This app could be provided at a nominal charge from Google Playstore etc. Alternatively, developer may consider selling it directly on payment basis (sayselling it directly on payment basis (say Rs.100 or so per individual). If desired, there may be a demo version, which sends email to the user itself, so that the user may evaluate its utility. 13 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  14. 14. DeveloperDeveloper The app can be developed by any good app developer. 14 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  15. 15. Think…..Think….. If such an app is readily available, would you not like to install in your computer or smartphone?or smartphone? 15 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  16. 16. If you feel such an app would be useful, please do forward this presentation to any mobile app developer you know. This can also be taken up as a student assignment who is studying relevant subjects. Regards, D K Singhal deveshksinghal@gmail.com 16 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014
  17. 17. About the Author: Born in 1968, D K Singhal is B.E., M.E. (Pulp & Paper, 1993) from Deptt. of Paper Technology, University of Roorkee (now IIT, Roorkee). He is a Certified Energy Auditor and Chartered Engineer also. With nearly 7 dozen publications, he has emphasized on development of low cost technologies and management practices for quality and profitability improvement. With publications on slideshare.net, energymanagertraining.com and paperonweb.com, he has been constantly contributing to IPPTA (Indian Pulp & PaperTechnical Association). He is also serving IPPTA as a member of Editorial Board.Board. An initiative by D K Singhal, a cyber campaign initiated against unjustified targeting of paper industry by “Idea” mobile, in their “Sirjee” advertisement campaign, after which this advertisement was taken off air. He also moderated aYahoo group,“PaperTechnology” with nearly 360 members from India and abroad to discuss problems related to pulp & paper making for five years. He can be contacted at deveshksinghal@gmail.com 17 Proposal for an Android App for Digital Will, July 2014

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