In the modern world, people everywhere are becoming more and more connected through an increasingly diffuse web of social media networks, messaging apps, and other connective technologies. This technology certainly has its upsides, but it is not without its drawbacks. In fact, many young people today feel hampered by the sheer number of accounts and platforms that they need to keep up with in order to stay informed for their bustling social lives. From platforms like Snapchat to Instagram to GroupMe, there is an ever-growing number of services and messages that the average person needs to be aware of. Here to help relax this strain is a new, consolidating platform named connect. Rather than add to the clutter, connect aims to make the sphere of social networks more compact by merging a variety of services into one multi-messenger.
connect can be used to send and receive Facebook messages, text messages, calls, photos, and more within the same application. Beyond this consolidating ability, connect can display all of these messages in an easily digestible way through the integration of a new technology: virtual reality. The connect app is essentially a virtual living space that houses a computer, television, desk, stunning view, and even an optional virtual pet. This living space can be completely customized with a variety of designs and furnishings, creating something truly comfortable and homey. This living space can easily be accessed through a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, computers, virtual reality headsets, phone-based virtual reality systems, and more. connect even has a PlayStation client in the works.
These devices display the connect living space through a variety of perspectives. For example, a virtual reality headset provides a fully immersive experience with controls corresponding to motion while a phone may have virtual joysticks to intuitively tour the space. As an added benefit, all data that goes through the connect app is completely secure. In fact, connect employs end-to-end encryption ensuring that no one, not even connect itself, can access photos, messages, and other bits of information sent through the platform. Currently, the platform is still in its testing phase and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help make the service available to all. With the support of readers, the connect team is excited to be on the vanguard of technologies advance for the years to come.
To learn more visit the Kickstarter campaign page.
Company Name: Connect