Featured

Instant 3.0

Google Analytics for your life.

Featured comment

Shashwat Pradhan@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
Test
Would you recommend Instant 3.0 to a friend?
DiscussionYou need to become a Contributor to join the discussion - Find out how.
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
Hello Product Hunt, Instant now tracks the time spent on your phone, travelling, at places, while sleeping & on fitness activities. All this is tracked automatically and is put on a dashboard. Based on your feedback we learnt that when it comes to lifelogging, data is not enough. We built on this to get weekly reports to give our users actionable insights based on their data. We used storytelling techniques with trend graphs for this. We have also added automatic sleep tracking with a major UI upgrade. The new reports should be able to give our users actionable insights. We are also licensing our award winning tracking technology & looking for enterprise partners. You can feel free to contact me on shashwat@emberify.com to give me any detailed feedback. Looking forward to your comments! iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id9... Android: https://play.google.com/store/ap... ‘ You walked equivalent to 11 pizza slices this week 🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕’- Instant 3.0
Joshua Dance@joshdance · Engineer, Product Manager, athlete
@shashwatpradhan @emberify Also, do the iOS app track app usage?
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@joshdance @emberify nope, no public APIs for app tracking in iOS right now. We will definitely add it once it opens up, we had tried using a private API for app tracking which we had to remove. You can partially get that data through your battery settings tho.
Steve Dimmick@thedimmick · Co-Founder, doopoll
@shashwatpradhan looks neat. What is your edge over apps like Quality Time and (OFFTIME)?
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@thedimmick they only track your digital activities. Instant also tracks your places, fitness, travel & sleep.
Emily Lien@mlelien · Student
@shashwatpradhan is the sleep detector similar to Sleep Cycle where you put it near you and it detects motion? Or is it more like if you haven't used your phone for a prolong time, it assumes your sleeping?
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@mlelien no you don't need to put it near you. It mainly uses your activity and some more night time algorithms to detect sleep.
Helen Crozier@helencrozier · technology coach
@shashwatpradhan so are you saying that if we are not on our phone at night it assumes we are sleeping? I often get up in the morning and don't turn my phone up until I get back from a walk - Fitbit integration will help but until then my data could be a bit out of whack yes?
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@helencrozier it checks activity too. So if you even move your phone a couple of steps it should be able to detect.
Pulkit Agrawal@_pulkitagrawal · Building Better Onboarding @trychameleon
@shashwatpradhan @emberify you could / should develop a platform where you can connect to other services (IoT / fitness tracking) - can't see from the site that you do that - would love to see data such as from https://www.spire.io/ all in one place. could then be really powerful in linking cause and effect too..
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@_pulkitagrawal @emberify we are looking to link data from other fitness trackers and IoTs through HealthKit & Google Fit
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@helencrozier we have added Fitbit integration!
Anton Eliasson@antoneliasson · Director of Marketing @ Shakr
Instant buy! Although I'm slightly afraid of the stats that I'll get...
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@antoneliasson thanks for the support, that's the process of self-improvement with analytics! 😊
Hunter Gray@huntergray · Founder, Klutch
@shashwatpradhan @antoneliasson Bought it instantly ;)
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@huntergray thanks for supporting us!
Thomas Jacquesson@tom_jacquesson · Founder, Pistache App
Hi Shashwat, I really like your marketing positioning : GA for your life. Simple and appealing to any startupper / marketer. Why is App Tracking only available on Android ? Apple provides that info in the Battery section of Settings. Is is that Apple doesn't let apps access this info ? Thomas
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@tom_jacquesson hi Thomas, Apple doesn't give an API for that. There was a private API in iOS 8 which we tried but Apple rejected it, so hoping that comes with iOS 10. Thanks for the feedback tho. 😊
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
We also wrote a post on Medium (2 min read) that elaborates more on the personal analytic part of Instant: https://medium.com/@shashwatprad... My favourite part: ‘You used your phone for 20 hours last week. You can go from the Earth to the Moon twice in that much time!’ — Instant 3.0
Kamal Kant Kosariya@kkkosariya · Co-founder AppLaunchpad
Hi Shashwat, Instant looks impressive. I am just little concern about my battery life as Google fit drains battery a lot. What's your take on it?
Shashwat Pradhan
Maker
@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@kkkosariya hi Kamal, while building Instant, battery and privacy were two key things we kept in mind from a user perspective. In terms of battery if you switch Google Fit to low accuracy mode it should use negligible battery. Instant doesn't even need 1% battery on Android, so it should work good for you.
Kamal Kant Kosariya@kkkosariya · Co-founder AppLaunchpad
@shashwatpradhan Good to know.