Project Description

BeNet – the Sozopol Guide

Location-relevant information directly on your mobile device.

BeNet is a complex software platform developed by IndigoVerge for the municipality of Sozopol, Bulgaria. It provides relevant local information for the tourists in the city by increasing their engagement and improving their user experience. Local businesses can use the platform to advertise their services, whilst visitors can easily find location-relevant information using their mobile phones.

Client: Energy Effect, Bulgaria
Industry: Tourism & Travel

BeNet, developed by Energy Effect with IndigoVerge as a technical partner, won the “IT project of the Year 2019” award. Read the news >

BeNet – the Sozopol Guide

Location-relevant information directly on your mobile device.

BeNet is a complex software platform developed by IndigoVerge for the municipality of Sozopol, Bulgaria. It provides relevant local information for the tourists in the city by increasing their engagement and improving their user experience. Local businesses can use the platform to advertise their services, whilst visitors can easily find location-relevant information using their mobile phones.

Client: Energy Effect EAD, Bulgaria
Industry: Tourism & Travel

Key Requirements

  • Cross platform mobile application for iOS and Android

  • Mobile website with the same functionality as the mobile application

  • Custom Administration module for managing the content, advertisements, users, reports and more.

  • Appealing and easy-to-use user interface

  • Facebook login and integration

  • Direct Bluetooth communication with the deployed beacons

  • Directory for multiple types of venues i.e. Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Pharmacy, Hotels, etc

  • Tour de Sozopol – gamified tour around the most interesting historical sites in the city

  • List of the upcoming festivals with their programs

  • Marketing module for revenue generation

  • 5 smart zones – monitoring temperature, CO2, wind and humidity

  • Push notifications for nearby venues that are part of Tour de Sozopol

BeNet, developed by Energy Effect with IndigoVerge as a technical partner, won the “IT project of the Year 2019” award. Read the news >

Key Requirements

  • Cross platform mobile application for iOS and Android

  • Mobile website with the same functionality as the mobile application

  • Custom Administration module for managing the content, advertisements, users, reports and more.

  • Appealing and easy-to-use user interface

  • Facebook login and integration

  • Direct Bluetooth communication with the deployed beacons

  • Directory for multiple types of venues i.e. Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Pharmacy, Hotels, etc

  • Tour de Sozopol – gamified tour around the most interesting historical sites in the city

  • List of the upcoming festivals with their programs

  • Marketing module for revenue generation

  • 5 smart zones – monitoring temperature, CO2, wind and humidity

  • Push notifications for nearby venues that are part of Tour de Sozopol

Our Role

Our role in this project was to provide technical expertise to the founding team, delivering a full stack of professional services:

  • Requirements gathering – product consulting, researches, prototyping, wire-frames and UI/UX design
  • Implementation – software development of the front and back-end, QA and testing
  • Hardware – selection, setup and deployment

  • Delivery & support – marketplace submission, deployment, hosting & cloud setup and monitoring

Our Role

Our role in this project was to provide technical expertise to the founding team, delivering a full stack of professional services:

  • Requirements gathering – product consulting, researches, prototyping, wire-frames and UI/UX design
  • Implementation – software development of the front and back-end, QA and testing
  • Hardware – selection, setup and deployment

  • Delivery & support – marketplace submission, deployment, hosting & cloud setup and monitoring

Technologies

  • Xamarin Forms
  • .NET Core
  • Identity Server
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Maps API
  • Facebook API
  • LoRa Wan
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Google Beacon Platform
  • Google Firebase
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Gmail
  • Google Nearby Notifications API
  • Open Weather API
  • The Things Network

Hardware

1000x iBKS beacons by Accent Systems 3x Temperature sensors by Adeunis LoRa WAN Certified 2x Weather stations by DecentLab LoRa Wan Certified 3x Cameras MG983G-36M with solar panels All sensors are connected to the Things Network

The result

Our dedicated team has developed a world-class end-to-end platform that allows users to receive local content, which led to:

  • Optimization of the search for venues, made more comfortable and convenient for the tourists

  • More than 200 local businesses registered in the platform

  • Thousands of tourists downloaded the application

  • Improved communication between citizens and municipality

  • Tourists have access to exclusive offers

  • New channel for revenue generation for the municipality of Sozopol

The result

Our dedicated team has developed a world-class end-to-end platform that allows users to receive local content, which led to:

  • Optimization of the search for venues, made more comfortable and convenient for the tourists

  • More than 200 local businesses registered in the platform

  • Thousands of tourists downloaded the application

  • Improved communication between citizens and municipality

  • Tourists have access to exclusive offers

  • New channel for revenue generation for the municipality of Sozopol

During the project the creative energy was amazing!
I’m very grateful to the whole team who took under consideration some of ours craziest ideas and even helped with few of them.
IndigoVerge was very supportive and helped us to overcome the difficulties on the way to achieve the best possible product.
Thank you guys. It was pleasure to work with you!

Petya Vuchkova, Project Coordinator at BeNet

During the project the creative energy was amazing!
I’m very grateful to the whole team who took under consideration some of ours craziest ideas and even helped with few of them.
IndigoVerge was very supportive and helped us to overcome the difficulties on the way to achieve the best possible product.
Thank you guys. It was pleasure to work with you!

Petya Vuchkova, Project Coordinator at BeNet

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