- The Problem we are trying to resolve: Pollution is an important issue globally and in particular throughout densely populated cities such as Paris, Milan, Glasgow and London, where 95% of the population lives with poor air quality leading to a higher incidence of asthma, reduced lung function and a number of premature deaths. There are 40,000 premature deaths in the UK per year, which are a direct consequence of cars and vans fumes. This issue costs the NHS over 1,1bn GBP per year.
- Kippitech has developed the concept of “Peapod” – An app based on blockchain technology that incentivises the choice of low carbon footprint travelling on a day to day basis, to help the environment. It will also alert users when the air quality is poor, so alternative plans or routes can be pursued.
- Peapod also allows users to pay for public transportation via contactless technology. We match users to the world’s most environmentally friendly and conscious brands.
- Peapod is free to download.
- Peapods integrated payment method will offer rewards from brands that promote sustainable and ethical living, providing them with a marketing channel to a segment of families and conscious consumers in large cities around the UK.
- If you are interested in participating in our project as a merchant contact us
Would you like to join our project from the development side? We are currently looking for the following:
Blockchain Prototyping Architect/ Developer:
- Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services
- Thorough understanding of parallel algorithms, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
- Experience working in an agile software development organization
- Experience building with SOA using Java on Linux
- Experience working with blockchain frameworks such as Ethereum and the Hyperledger projects
- Experience in writing smart contracts for blockchain frameworks
- Proven ability to effectively drive cross-team solutions that may have complex dependencies
- Experience in enterprise software or cloud services