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17, September, 2010: Building a FrontlineSMS Based Domestic Violence Reporting System Presentation

Hello Everyone,


Didn't want to clutter up the forums with this but wanted to let you all know I'll be presenting a short online talk called "Building a FrontlineSMS Based Domestic Violence Reporting System" on 17, September, 2010 at 16:00 ET online.


The talk won't go in-depth as to HOW to build such a system and requires no technical knowledge at all. We'll discuss approaches, considerations, and the componants needed to build the system. Total…
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Added by Anthony Papillion on September 5, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Update on using FrontlineSMS to help victims of domestic violence

In late May of this year, I assisted a local crisis center in deploying a solution we've now dubbed "FamilyFIRST". FamilyFIRST is an SMS based system that allows victims of domestic violence to reach out to police, crisis counselors, and to document abuse incidents all via simple SMS messaging.



When the project first began, neither I nor the agency involved were sure how it would be received or if it would even be used. Educating victims to think proactively in crisis situation is a… Continue

Added by Anthony Papillion on July 21, 2009 at 11:08am — 3 Comments

Substitution Variables

Keyword actions can take advantage of the following substitutions in generated messages:





Sender phone number ${sender_number} The phone number that the message came from
Sender's name ${sender_name} The name of the contact that this message came from. This will not work if the contact is not saved in FrontlineSMS.
Recipient's phone number ${recipient_number} The phone…
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Added by Alex Anderson on March 19, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

FrontlineSMS Architecture

For those trying to get their heads around the FrontlineSMS source code, here's a quick breakdown of the FrontlineSMS architecture as it stands, and some brief notes about how we plan to move it forward.











FrontlineSMS Core



The "FrontlineSMS Core" comprises the central controller of the FrontlineSMS system, managing interaction between phones, stored data such as contact details, and an end-user's view and manipulation of the system.… Continue

Added by Alex Anderson on January 27, 2009 at 8:30am — 18 Comments

How to use /dev/ttyACM0 like /dev/ttyS0 whith a phone pluged on a linux computer

Hi all,



I make this post to give my experience for using a Nokia 3220 and FrontlineSMS 1.5.4 under linux ubuntu, using 2.6.24-16-generic kernel.



First i connect my phone to my computer, and ubuntu detected it like a ppp modem, and mounted it on /dev/ACM0.

Here is my syslog output :

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Jan 26 11:35:09 tsf-niger-desktop kernel: [250511.859379] usb 3-2: new full… Continue

Added by Gregory Rebattu on January 26, 2009 at 6:38am — 5 Comments

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