Guard My Angel mobile app adapted to visually impaired people

The Successful Android App has been adapted to visually impaired and blind people
By: Cayo-Tech Communication Ltd.
 
 
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Sept. 5, 2012 - PRLog -- Guard My Angel, by Cayo-Tech, announces release 2.3.0 of its popular Android App. The successful app has been generating a fast growing fan base in over 50 countries and following requests from visually impaired and blind people the app is now fully accessible to them with TalkBack functionality.

Guard My Angel is a free mobile application which enhances people’s security and safety. In case of any personal emergency, the app automatically sends alerts to pre-selected contacts, and directs them to the user’s exact location utilizing “live” maps. Help is on the way!

How does it work? Whenever and wherever there is a need for enhanced security, the user can start an event by setting a timer for the event’s duration. After pressing the “Watch over me!” button, a countdown starts. The user can press the “I’m OK” button at any time stopping the countdown. In case of emergency, and once the countdown reaches zero, the app automatically sends various alerts (e.g., SMS, emails, Facebook notifications, etc.) to the contacts, notifying them of the user’s need for help including the user’s exact location on a continuously updating “live” map.  

Furthermore, the user can also press a special SOS button at any time to activate an immediate alarm.

“We received very strong and helpful feedback from blind and vision-impaired people who feel that Guard My Angel can be a great tool for them”, said Amir Cohen, Cayo-Tech’s CEO. “We are proud to provide enhanced accessibility support for the relevant users and enhance the security and safety of numerous people around the world”.

Guard My Angel can also automatically detect unforeseen emergencies (e.g., car accidents) and respond with alarms and requests for assistance.

The application is available for Android on Google play - http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.guardmya..., and for iPhones on the AppStore - http://itunes.apple.com/app/guard-my-angel/id541879050?mt=8

For more information please visit http://www.guardmyangel.com, and follow the application developments on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/guardmyangel.

About Cayo-Tech
Cayo-Tech Communication Ltd. is a mobile networking company headquartered in Israel. Cayo-Tech develops mobile security services for consumers and organizations. ‘Guard My Angel' by Cayo-Tech is one of nine winners selected from more than three hundred startups from around the world to participate in Syracuse’s new venture accelerator, StartFast.
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