Nearness 2.0.2

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Nearness helps you stay connected with friends and family, through the magical powers of connected objects.

The app helps you set up geofences in your iOS device, and then updates your approximate location in our cloud storage. You can then let different devices access the location information.

We use it to build little physical avatars to show who is nearby, you might call them "glanceable interfaces" or presence indicators. It's a great way to see who is home and who is at work, without taking your phone out of your pocket. It's an app icon you very rarely tap, as everything works in the background.

To use Nearness to its potential, you need to set up a physical visualization of the data feed. If you know a thing or two about micro-controllers such as Arduino, it's a fairly simple process to set up your own physical avatar.

Here are some ideas for things you can make;
* A light that pulsates when you're nearby
* A cuckoo clock that shows a little person with a briefcase when you're at work, and a little person in his/her pajamas when you're at home
* A small repurposed analog dial can show where you are on a scale between "Here" and "There"

We aim to provide some simple code snippets to use for retrieving the data and presenting it. Check out the website for more info.

Requires iOSĀ 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Nearness is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2013-04-26. The program can be installed on iOS.

Nearness (version 2.0.2) has a file size of 2.20 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 0 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Anders Mellbratt
Released Date 2013-04-26
Languages English


Category System Utilities
Subcategory System Maintenance

System requirements

Operating systems ios

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File size 2.20 MB
Total downloads 0


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Nearness since it was posted on our website on 2016-11-03. The latest version is 2.0.2 and it was updated on on 2018-03-23. See below the changes in each version:

version 2.0.2

posted on 2013-04-26

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Release Date: 2013-04-26
Publisher: Anders Mellbratt
Operating System: ios
Type: Free