Visit The Rothar App!
Mobile application for recovery of stolen bicycles
Problem to be solved
- Lots of bikes get stolen in Dublin (and elsewhere)
- Hard to track down and recover stolen bikes
- GPS tracking solutions are expensive
- RFID/barcode solutions are short distance
- Commercial solutions tend to be proprietary
- Bike databases are not linked to physical bikes
- Gardaí can’t support / promote commercial solutions
Who are the customers?
- Cyclists who want to protect their bikes
- Bluetooth Low-Energy BLE tags attached to bike
- Tags can be scanned by many mobile phones and other devices
- BLE tag registered with database
- Tag can be flagged as stolen
- Phones can detect nearby stolen cycles.