The solution built is a mobile application that runs in the background of the users smartphone, which detects the major parameters of a disaster(eg magnitude of earth quake in an area) and automatically opens up and guides the user ro safer localities nearyby, safety precautions to be taken during the disaster and the checklist of items to be carried etc.
The challenges faced during the development of the application are
1 Firstly,framing a solution for the problem statement identified.
2 Finding the source of data and filtering the data required.
3 Choosing the apt technologies and overcoming certain technical glitches.
The resources used are
1 USGS API end points
2 Google Maps API
3 Android App(Android Studio)
5 PHP,HTML,CSS,Java Script
SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.