“Globe Chat allows you to receive and send sms messages in the language of your choice and translates for you the messages you send and receive to the choice language of the other user. (example, you will see form sender: Jon Doe is writing you a message in Japanese).
Globe Chat is free for the first year and works on a data network. It can also be used from any computer either PC or Mac or mobile device.
Globe Chat users can keep their Globe Chat identity regardless if they change their phone number or email. (One of the biggest problems with sms apps). Globe Chat syncs all your contact form your email or phone so your contacts are available to you whenever you use GB from any device.
Globe Chat can be used for group chats allowing many in different languages form different parts of the world to be in one conversation.
Current Chat apps without these basics service gaining great momentum: Kakoa, Snap Chat, Whats App, Line, Viber, IM, WeChat”
At this point we are looking for developers to work on the technical architecture, specifically working together with us on answering the following questions:
- What will the technical architecture look like?
- Does it run on sms in the cellular network? What role will the carrier have?
- Is it a web-based system running over IP network? If a IP connection is a requirement, perhaps you don’t need a native Android and iPhone app submitted to Google Play and AppStore at all
- If we do not building a native app, how would we distribute it?
- Where will you get the near-to-real-time translation engine? What are the licensing terms of Google translator, Yandex, Smartling etc?
- If we are building our own translation engine with open source components, what are the licensing terms of those open source components? With our own engine will we need our own dictionary. Where will the dictionary come from? How will it be maintained?