POCode, a web application in Startup phase, is an 8 to 12 alphanumeric code (e.g. USA#2U775) ... More
POCode, a web application in Startup phase, is an 8 to 12 alphanumeric code (e.g. USA#2U775) that defines a particular location anywhere on this planet and can be used for identifying a particular location.
The POCode idea came about somewhere in the year 2011 when we were to a certain extent frustrated with certain GPS units. We were trying to locate places that was extremely tedious to do on our GPS units. We then felt like kicking ourselves in the butt for not having a physical map on hand. Things got worse when we could not get hold of our customer who had just moved office to this new location, and thus we lost the sale.
After the ordeal, we decided that a map is very important at least to give us an idea of where the location is and what we should expect to see as we make our way there. This means that a GPS unit is not enough. With that in mind we created POCode but that is not all. While playing around with POCode in the beta stages we found that users wanted more information such as coordinates, a place to embed photos that helps to make recognizing a place easier, and also a way to ask for directions. These have all been added into POCode.
Last updated 25 Sep 2012
Published 25 Sep 2012
While GPS is a marvelous thing there are times in life where it's not quite enough to get you to the place you are looking for. In a business sense, it is vitally important that your customers can find you easily. POCode was designed originally when the developers were having a meltdown while trying to find a potential customer using only their GPS to find them. They longed for a map or some other foolproof way of locating their destination and came up with the idea of POCode. Think of it like this. If there are barcodes for things to purchase, and QRCodes for identifying documents and information then why not have a barcode that will always take you to a specific address?
The objective of POCode is to help improve the way people locate you or your business by allowing your friends or customers to see where your location is and to have a better idea of your location before actually making their way to your place. It is an 8 to 12 alphanumeric code (e.g. USA#2U775) that defines a particular location anywhere on this planet and can be used for identifying that particular location wherever you are. The POCode idea came about somewhere in the year 2011 when the developers were, to a certain extent, frustrated with certain GPS units. They were trying to locate a place without a map that was proving extremely hard to locate on their GPS unit. After the...