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content:tech:serval_mesh_for_iphone [23/02/2015 18:48]
Andrew Bettison Update text considerably, add paragraph about Serval Chat
content:tech:serval_mesh_for_iphone [23/02/2015 18:52] (current)
Andrew Bettison rewording
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 The [[Mesh Extender]] device was conceived in 2013 as a way to provide Serval to non-Android devices using [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluetooth|Bluetooth]] or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi_Direct|Wi-Fi Direct]].  The idea was to develop an iOS app that delegated all Wi-Fi Ad Hoc or long-range communications, [[crypto|encryption]], [[Rhizome]] storage, [[MDP]], and other core Serval services to the Mesh Extender, and simply acted as a rich front-end to these services.  To date, such an app has not been developed. The [[Mesh Extender]] device was conceived in 2013 as a way to provide Serval to non-Android devices using [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluetooth|Bluetooth]] or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi_Direct|Wi-Fi Direct]].  The idea was to develop an iOS app that delegated all Wi-Fi Ad Hoc or long-range communications, [[crypto|encryption]], [[Rhizome]] storage, [[MDP]], and other core Serval services to the Mesh Extender, and simply acted as a rich front-end to these services.  To date, such an app has not been developed.
  
-[[Serval Chat]] was conceived in 2014, not as "port" of [[Serval Mesh]] to iOS, but as a completely new app focussed exclusively on secure, resilient text messaging -- both one-to-one and in groups -- with a far simpler and more polished user interface than Serval Mesh.+[[Serval Chat]] was conceived in 2014, not as an "iOS port" of [[Serval Mesh]], but as a completely new app focussed exclusively on secure, resilient text messaging -- both one-to-one and in groups -- with a far simpler and more polished user interface than Serval Mesh.
  

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