Use Apple App Clip and the Android equivalent for fast access to database for visitors

I am interested in this new feature from Apple’s WWDC, with app clips you can use nfc or QR codes to instantly give acess to a app’s payment screen or other interactive material. I think that this would be great for project sites, by reducing the steps needed to have visitors be able to connect with the app. It would be great if I scanned an iNaturalist sign at my local park or trail and every picture i took within the geo fenced area for the day would be uploaded to the iNaturalist database.

This would require an update to the app, coordination with land managers to delineate the areas, as well as production of these signs. I think that there is potential though to bring in more of the public with this feature.

By limiting the barriers of entry between getting people outside then having them download an app then having them make the observations it can drive more observations out in the field as well as maybe get more people to buy into the app and contribute more!

I dont know if this is possible yet but it was something that inspired me from the conference!
Link to what I am talking about [Apple IOS update]

I love this sort of innovative thinking. This particular suggestion has some problems, most notably that most of the photos people take in parks and on trails are of themselves and their companions, not nature observations. But looking for ways to make iNaturalist seamlessly integrated into other apps is a nice idea.

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Thanks for the response! I think that if there was proper signage/ basic education of the app we can drive more observers. Especially young people who are glued to their phones!