Microsoft India Launches ‘Guardian’ Safety App For Windows Phone Devices



Microsoft Guardian Windows Phone

Microsoft India today released a new safety app called ‘Guardian’ for Windows Phone devices. It is mainly focused on women safety. This app comes with a real-time tracking and intelligent SOS alert function, a call for help and recording the evidence of attack, this application helps to pose an effective deterrent to the perpetrators of these crimes, and to help fight against these injustices. The app helps women in distress by alerting their friends, families as a standalone app, as well as it is available as an integrated solution for Police or security agencies who can monitor distress SOS calls and provide help through a portal.

It offers some neat features which are listed below,

Easy Set Up:

  • Four swipes to set-up your account
  • Highly configurable SOS settings
  • One click account restore on a new device
  • Ensures privacy of the buddies and allows them the control to opt-out, if need be

Real-time Self tracking:

  • Searches the destination and finds the shortest route
  • Tracks the path on the go
  • Real-time tracking trail stored in cloud
  • Optimized algorithm to reduce battery consumption while tracking

Intelligent SOS:

  • Regular SOS alerts to buddies and security agencies
  • SOS continues even after the phone is destroyed
  • Email and SMS’s with location and tracking trail for buddies
  • No GPRS (Internet): Start SOS through SMS
  • On turning OFF SOS : Safety Message is delivered automatically
  • The tracking trail and SOS photos saved in cloud for evidence

Integrated Social Media:

  • SOS signals broadcast to Face Book Buddy List
  • Private posting to Face Book group
  • Real-time tracking trail to follow and provide help

Continue reading the features and find download link after the break.

Local Help:

  • One click Emergency Calls (Police, Hospitals, Fire)
  • Find nearby Police stations and hospitals
  • Route and turn-by-turn navigation for Local Help on the phone
Local Buddies:

  • Track people who have added you as their buddyMicrosoft Guardian Windows Phone QR
  • SMS based tracking: Real-time tracking on any web enabled phone
  • Get directions and shortest route for your buddies
Real-time tracking by security agencies:

  • Real-time monitoring by Security agencies
  • Individuals can be tracked by respective organizations
  • Incident reporting like tease, ragging etc. along with evidence, saved in cloud
  • Security agencies can send Police/Medical Help when on SOS
  • Security agencies can assign Rescue Marshals

Download the app here from Windows Phone Store for free.

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