In today’s world, safety is everyone’s top priority. Today, where women never feel fully safe walking alone down the streets at night, or just being alone on public transport, the question regarding their safety always remains.
Pepper sprays, key chains, faking a phone call and what other precautions are not taken by women, just to feel safe.
But, did you know that there are some apps out there, designed only for people’s safety?
Well, yes! You heard that right there are some apps available on the internet which are specially designed for people to feel safe, especially women. So, let’s get to know about some of these apps that all women can use for their safety:
My Safety Pin
The first app is called My safety pin app. It acts like a guide to help you choose the safest route. The app will send an alert while reaching a dangerous location and you may invite your family or friends to follow the journey. Various parameters such as public traffic, visibility and security are measured to assess the safety of an area, according to the company.
Letstrack is a system of GPS and vehicle security, enabling hardware and software solutions to run the Internet of Things. It’s the First Voice integrated security system for vehicles. The Letstrack service offers real time tracking, 24 hour history, zone alerts, SOS alarms, and better connectivity.
Shake2 Safety is another safety app for women. This application has very user friendly interface which you can use during emergencies like in case of an accident, harassment, robbery or any other emergency. All you have to do is shake the phone or four times push the power button. The app will send out a SOS message or make an emergency call for registered numbers. Moreover, this application does not require an Internet connection. The app also works when you have a locked screen.
This app has been launched by the Delhi Police. It has specially been designed for women travelling late at night. The user has to register on the Delhi Police website after which an OTP will be sent to complete the authentication process. This is done only once. After the registration is completed, the app can send an SOS alarm to the registered numbers, and one alarm with audio and video transmission will even be sent to the police control room.
bSafe is a personal safety application that creates a “social safety net” of people who are notified in an emergency or in situations where the user feels unsafe. It has a bSafe alarm that sends exact location and audio-video of nearby areas to a contact pre-selected by users.
Eyewatch SOS for women
It records audio and video images of the user’s surroundings and an alert message is sent to the registered contacts. The app claims to have high location accuracy, works without GPRS and security check function. After reaching the location safely, by pressing the I’m safe button, the user can notify their loved ones. It is available on Google Play Store and iTunes.