The SMS Wall is an experimental device that is accessible and easy to use.
It has the following functions:
-Real-time display of contributions sent by the public via text message
-Uses toll-free SMS
-Compatible with any SIM card capable of receiving text messages
-Auto-tagging of SMS via Twitter and real-time updates of Twitter feed with SMS
-Moderation of tweets pre or post publication
It makes it possible to create, moderate, and share a collective expression device, enriched via texts from a toll-free number from any mobile phone—anywhere, in real time.
It’s very low-cost, uses free software, and can be easily replicated and improved. It facilitates expression in public spaces. It is a democratization of the functions of social networking since it is not necessary to have a Twitter account to contribute.
This project can be expanded to any sector.
-PHP/MySQL hosting that allows administrators to create tables
-Knowledge of how to upload a directory to a web server with a FTP client
-Two PCs or computers connected to the internet
-A video projector or a visualization tool
-A 3G USB key (for mobile connection)
There are many possible uses and applications of this device.