In addition to team members Grand Rapids and Atomic Object, this project brought together lots of different groups. Having this many cooks in the kitchen required a lot of coordination and a complex project schedule that balanced several timelines and sets of constraints.
Recycling data from the GR Public Services Department
Dozens of vendors with rewards of various sizes, types, and durations — recruited and coordinated by Local First
The myGRcitypoints information website, created by The Image Shoppe
Atomic designed the system architecture and wrote software and firmware for:
Reduces required bandwidth and handle collisions, allowing reliable transfer of a high volume of information through RF and cellular communications back to the data collection service.
Each is a Technologic TS 7800 single-board computer with a custom RF receiver. They run a combination of C and Ruby on an embedded Linux system.
A JRuby on Rails application using an Oracle database that deploys to IBM Websphere.
Dealers report that Singlethread helps them save hours per day. Service managers spend less time chasing customers down to get approvals for work and give updates. It’s been really enjoyable to get phone calls from users saying, “It’s permanently changed the way we do business.”
Will Mapes, Founder