Plerts’ BuddyGuard 1.0 was featured in a mobile technologies presentation by Jonny Evans of ComputerWorld at the Eye For Travel conference in London this week. Slide 9: Where are we now? I’ve told you a little about what’s already happening. But already your smartphone is: Your tour guide Your travel magazine Your augmented reality machine, [...]
Plerts is a free iOS app created by security programmers Tony Alagna and Colin Anawaty to help in any emergency situation. As soon as the Plerts app is launched, it captures images and audio every 8-10 seconds, transmitting the data and GPS “bread crumbs” to the Plerts secure servers.
As Friday’s earthquake in Japan demonstrates, natural disasters happen. And when they do, the first two things to go down are electricity and telephone services. The massive earthquake in Japan was a perfect example. Power was cut for millions of people, which meant that TVs and radios were useless for getting emergency instructions. And phone [...]
There is no way to make this sound anything other than a promotion, but this is a pretty useful app that at the risk of sounding rather melodramatic, could save lives. Called BuddyGuard, the free app, available on iOS, Android and BlackBerry and launching today in the U.K. House of Lords, makes good use of [...]
BuddyGuard was created my MPower Labs and offers the user a safety net when they are going into a dangerous situation alone. Unfortunately bad people exist, so this is just an extra layer of protection just like turning on the alarm on your car,” said Colin Anawaty. “This is your alarm when you’re walking back to it.”
Lots of apps promise to make your life easier. But MPower Labs‘ BuddyGuard offers to actually save your life. BuddyGuard VIP provides a suite of services that aim to act as a safety net when you think you might be going into a dangerous situation. The app is designed to be launched and left running [...]
Today, startup Plerts is unveiling a service that combines accessibility, geographic location, and privacy for medical and personal safety. Plerts allows users to privately tap into their social graph when they need extra peace of mind.