Developer of audio app SkySpaces, Justin Watson, is building
a SkySpaces app on BlueSky’s AT protocol. The idea for this integration came to
Watson after he was invited to BlueSky last month and discovered that he wanted
to create social audio for the platform.
Since BlueSky’s AT protocol is open to access for third party developers for free, it is possible for anyone to contribute to the platform’s functions. Watson also found it easy to construct social audio within BlueSky as it is a decentralized platform.
Watson is currently working with another developer, Deavial
Drake, on SkySpaces and plans to build a team with more developers soon. He wants
to bring all necessary features and tools to SkySpaces including recording and
downloading options, moderation tools, and even monetization options for
creators. Currently, SkySpcaes is testing screen and video sharing tools in alpha.
Among the hundred participants on SkySpaces, audio rooms have
been hosted by musicians, producers, and podcasters. The rooms have no limits on
time or number of participants and feature a live chat option and an emoji hot