Archive for category: Android

BARTER goes Open Source

BARTER goes Open Source

We have finally hit that stage in the project where we are starting to release the project code to the open source community. You can find all code on the Mobile Radicals GitHub page. We are slowly adding new commits each week leading up to the conclusion of the research […]

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Deployment 1.0

Deployment 1.0

Friday saw the first day, when the BARTER team took to the streets of Lancaster to inform the first wave of businesses about the project and their possible involvement in BARTER. Alongside the latest traders already signed up to BARTER from The Borough to Simply Flower by Nicola, including BayWebDesigns, Dancewell, Samaria, Complete Homeopathy and The […]

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BARTER mobile app walkthrough

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January 9, 2014

Android, Design, Mobile

BARTER mobile app walkthrough

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Web and Mobile: what’s the difference

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January 8, 2014

Android, Design, Media, Mobile

Web and Mobile: what’s the difference

At BARTER we have tried really hard to design and develop the two systems to look and feel the same (with the exception of NFC where not possible) We have come up with two different design solutions to record a transaction from the ‘tapping’ of an NFC card to sorting […]

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BARTER mobile terminal: barcode transaction & upload

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January 4, 2014

Android, Mobile

BARTER mobile terminal: barcode transaction & upload

This is a demo of the latest version of the mobile terminal from the BARTER project. the video demonstrates how to perform a barcode transaction (this is where the customer is using a barcode as their method of identity) and upload the transactions to the server.

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Milestone #1 REACHED

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August 16, 2013

Android, Aplha, Design, Mobile

Milestone #1 REACHED

Yesterday we reached our first major milestone, delivering the first version of the mobile client to all the members of the team. This means that we can now go out and test the software amongst businesses and organisations in Lancaster. With the help from ESTA we hope to attract around […]

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The BARTER research project

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July 20, 2013

Android, Aplha, Design, Mobile, Prototype

The BARTER research project

The BARTER research project aims to use mobile and ubiquitous computing to raise the understanding of how fiscal localism can produce new complementary economic models to build a more sustainable society. Background Part of the Government’s package of measures to combat the current ongoing economic crisis is to promote growth […]

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