E-Alert is a mobile app made specifically for people in emerging countries – Nigeria a good example. It features an early warning system, a panic button for your smartphone, which let’s you send a pre-defined alert message with your GPS location via SMS to a specific contact(s). Thus E-Alert quickly notifies your saved emergency contacts whenever you are in a vulnerable and/or emergency situation.
E-Alert is a means to tackling increasing security problems citizens face in developing countries, with goal of making every citizen feel safe in their own country.
Below are the current features of the app:
- Emergency Panic Button: Notify family and friends with one click of a panic button when in an emergency situation at no cost.
- Automatic Timer Functionality: User can predefine a time limit after which messages should be sent if inactive.
- GPS Tracking of location every 45 seconds after an alert is sent to emergency contact(s).
E-Alert app is a product of PISI Ltd (Personal Internet Security Interface), a 1-year old start-up. For more info, check out their Kick Starter page.