Day in and day out, the news, sadly, teems with negative reports about bad events from all over the world. We all can’t help but worry, especially for our loved ones, as we know that these are real threats which could happen to us. Simply worrying will not change things though so we should take necessary precautions to keep us safe and out of harm’s way.
Entrepreneur and inventor, J Darryl Moss’ mission is exactly this: make people feel safe and find a way to get them out of harm’s way. He has daughters who, like almost of our young people nowadays, have their mobile phone wherever they go, so he devised a way to use this as a tool for them to be always aware of their surroundings and use their phones in the event of emergencies.
Moss created Planet 911 with life-saving features. The app will initially ask you to set up a list with up to 10 emergency contacts. These contacts will be the ones alerted with text messages and emails with details such as your location and situation, should you find it a need to press the yellow or red buttons in the app. The yellow button tells them that you are worried about a certain situation and the red one represents serious danger and are dialing 911. Planet 911 gets your location through your phone’s GPS and transmits them to your emergency contacts so you can easily be located. Continue reading this post ->