Our Products

Products for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering barriers to sharing stories.

 

The Ushahidi platform

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We built the Ushahidi platform as a tool to easily crowdsource information using multiple channels, including SMS, email, Twitter and the web.

Crowdmap

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Crowdmap is for anyone wanting to tell a story with a map – not only through location but sharing photos, videos, and stories tied to a specific locations or entire regions.

BRCK

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Our “backup generator for the Internet,” we incubated BRCK for its first year to create a device that brings the web to everywhere from remote and rugged locations to your corner café.


Crowdmap Classic

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When you need to get the Ushahidi platform up in 2 minutes to crowdsource information, Crowdmap will do it for you. It’s our hosted version of the Ushahidi platform.

Ping

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Following the September 2013 Westgate Mall attacks in Nairobi, our team dropped everything to create a beta of Ping in one week, a simple app allowing teams to check in with each other.

SwiftRiver

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SwiftRiver is an open source platform that aims to democratize access to tools for filtering & making sense of real-time information.


SMSSync

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SMSSync is a simple, yet powerful SMS to HTTP sync utility that turns any Android phone into a local SMS gateway by sending incoming messages(SMS) to a configured URL (web service).