Milan Infotech develops mobile app for women and child safety.
Considering the rising crime against women, as a self defense mechanism, Bangalore based Milan Infotech Private Limited has come up with a mobile application ‘Click4Help’. Even if there are police and authorities for handling any such emergency crises situation but getting a immediate response from them at the very moment has been an issue with majority of victims. This app has been specifically designed to help such victims, bringing down the crime rate and also make it easier for the authorities to catch the culprits.
The app ‘Click4Help‘ is currently available and designed for android phone. Once the app is downloaded, in times of emergency, especially women when they are faced with unwarranted situation they can just click a button on the mobile app. As soon as the button is clicked, the information of the user and exact geographic location of the place from where the user has clicked the app button will be sent to the nearest police station and patrolling police team This will in turn allow the alerted police to take timely action. Simultaneously an SMS will also be sent to three close relatives with the geo-location information system. Yet another unique feature of the application is that it will send out a message even if the concerned person’s phone has no balance. All these information gathered in the central server about occurrences of crime will inturn help the police streamline for a better action-plan.
Meanwhile, Click4Help also has a special feature which can also record the voice. Incase of any unwarrented situation the user can enable the app and the voice recording facility will also act as evidence as the recording will be stored in the server. Meanwhile in case of a serious situations wherein the person does not have the time to unlock her phone, they can press the power button thrice, which will automatically enable the application.
The application which is available free has been developed by a team of 18 members from Milan Infotech with the help and inputs from the police department as well as home ministry. Speaking to Techspirit, Mr M.C Basavaraju, CEO of the company said: “This app is basically designed keeping in mind the safety of women and children. We have just uploaded the beta-version of the application on Google Playstore. Currently we are testing the app and will be launched by November 20 and the app should be available across the State by next month. We are also working on launching the app on iOS (for Apple phones) and Windows phones too. We are currently in talks with various service providers as well as the government.”