LocalBlox
Close-knit community of neighborhood and business

LocalBlox is a mobile social networking platform that connects neighborhoods.

Social network • Mobile • Big Data • Data Mining

Challenge

A Mobile application that can help to keep neighbors informed of any situation that might pose a potential threat at the place they live in - that was a challenge to be done. The goal was to help individuals connect to their local communities and build a bridge between neighbors and their local communities, to create a tool for building a financially stable and safe society.

Solution

LocalBlox is a solution that provides contextual information about the area. Events, shops, business, wall posts are available to the user depending on their location. LocalBlox connects neighbors and local entrepreneurs to a great many of community activities, local resources, businesses and professional services as well.

LocalBlox

Benefits

LocalBlox combines a search algorithm, data analyzer, website and mobile application. The application is driven by a big data engine. Mining the Web for updated facts happened within community area it can access various sources and rendered accurate and comprehensive view of neighborhoods. A smart proactive mobile approach allows any company to provide insight about the engagement by neighbors and consumers involving them via iPhones.

Key features of the system:

  • Aggregating business profiles with metadata
  • Building scalable neighborhood platforms
  • Having an advertisement network to promote neighborhood businesses
  • Ability to aggregate unstructured data from disparate sources
  • Real-time updates of data about a neighborhood or businessInsights about the engagement by neighbors and consumers
  • Data analyzer, data mining




Customer

VIDEAL has been instrumental in several of our projects. These include complex projects spanning companies from startups to Fortune 500 companies. They have handled tough challenges in terms of design, development and sustained engineering across a wide variety of tools, platforms and technologies. It has been a great pleasure working with engineers from VIDEAL!

Sabira ArefinCEO at LocalBlox