With people becoming more wary about their personal safety and security, several products have been introduced in the market. These range from smart products for your house that connect to Wi-Fi to mobile phone application. The major reason why these devices have become common is because of internet connectivity. Couple these devices with artificial intelligence and you have security products that are smart.
There are plenty of applications related to a individual’s safety out there. These can be easily downloaded on your phones. The key aspect of each application is that it knows your location so that you can share it with your friends and family. And in case of emergency these apps will allow your location to be shared with the relevant authorities.
The apps listed below are based on various aspects of security. The first application allows you to send an SOS signal in case of emergency while the second and the third allow others to track you location. The unique feature of the third app is that it in addition to sharing you location, you can also view other people’s location.
Here are a few applications that you can use to keep yourself safe:
This app allows users to send out alerts to selected contacts. Without the user having to dial a number, they can push the power button twice. This sends out alert (SOS) to the contacts, who are updated with the location of the user. This is a perfect app for emergency purposes.
- Watch Over Me
This app allows close contacts to know about your live location. With this app you can schedule time for how long you want your contacts to be able to view your location. For example, if you are leaving your office or coming back from dinner and you are alone, this app lets your close family and frinds track you. All you worries about travelling alone are put to rest with this app.
- Life360 Family Locator
With this app you can locate your friends and family. You can track their whereabouts and know that they are safe. Your location is also made available to others in your contact list. Any single user can track the location of all the other members. This group app lets you stay in touch with everyone.
This app has features similar to the Watch Over Me app. You can add contacts which the app refers to as “Guardians”. In addition to this, you have the feature of sending a distress or SOS signal to your close contacts.
Obviously, there are plenty of mobile phone application out there for you to choose from. This list only gives you a brief outlook into the kind of safety apps that are out there. With certain customization, other applications may have more functionality than these.