Security Panic Button As An App - Guardly

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Feb 13, 2014

Guardly, a security startup, has raised $1.45 millionThe startup first arrived on the scene in 2010 with a “panic button” mobile app for consumers and now with the new funding is shifting its focus to enterprise deployments.

Here's a video from Guardly on how the app works:

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Comments (1)

Pretty powerful stuff. A cloud service, a smartphone with (extended batt) for the guard, a smart phone and app for the citizen and you have a tracking system with duress using COTS equipment!

We have a company down here doing exactly the same thing called CritialArc and it seems to be a mirror image of Guardly using Wi-Fi, GPS and Cellular technology for triangulation including hitting up universities as the first obvious market.

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