1. What is Follow Me?
The Follow Me App is a simple tracking platform. Users can use this application through their mobile device (e.g. Android, iOS system) and send instant route information to friends or members shown on Google Maps. In this way it is easy to track and navigate towards each other.
2. How to use it?
The Follow Me App is very easy to use. The only thing you’ll need is an internet connection and GPS capabilities (Wi-Fi or 3G internet are not suggested for the tracking, the map will be deformed).
After downloading the application from App Store or Android Market, you can take on the role of the Leader or a Member.
LeaderThe Follow Me server will give you a four-number code after entering the Leader Mode. Meanwhile, the Follow Me App will keep updating the new route information from the Follow Me server via the leader’s mobile device’s GPS. The leader then can share its key to other members so they can easily start tracking.
MemberWith the leader’s key code, members can track the route that has been arranged by the leader, simply by entering that key. The members’ names are anonymous to protect the privacy. Your route and location on Google Maps from leader will keep updating real-time, until the guide is over.
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4. Get it now!
The latest version of the Follow Me App is now available at:
- Version 1.0 A Functional plan-Road Map (Current)Leader sends the locative information to each Member’s mobile instantly. It shows the route that Leader passed and current location.
- Version 1.1 (In progress)With the Follow Me app, the Leader can easily share the key code on Facebook. It allows other Member to track the current route from PC or laptop. By adding PC or laptop tracking function, Member can still use this application.
- Version 1.2On Member’s page, it shows the current speed and direction. On Leader’s page, it shows how many Members are tracking and their current location.
- Version 2.0 Grouping systemCreate a tracking group and set the role to observer, and track the Member’s location, route, and speed in the group.