Categories: Mobile
Industry: Messengers

Messenger for local network users

Aim

To make a light messenger for users connected to one local network.

Solution

Nearby Chat application has been created using Google Nearby Connections API technology. It gives users an opportunity to message in the peer-to-peer (P2P) network. It makes possible to chat with people who are located nearby and are connected to one local network (LAN).
In addition, other users of same network can see what you are sharing and join your chat. Each member of the chat can see other members, take active part or leave it any time. Application has a simple, intuitive interface, so it is an easy-to-use one.
Basic Features: ­

  • create own chats and name them; ­
  •  choose font color of login which will be displayed in the dialogues; ­
  • connect only to local network (without Internet);
  • Application supports text messages exchange only.

Technologies

Android: TCP/UDP, Google Nearby Connections API.
iOS: TCP/UDP, JSON.

Screen of the messenger for local network users
Screen of the messenger for local network users