Microsoft has launched a new security application called “Guardian” that will help protect women by letting them share their location with family members and call the emergency service immediately if they feel threatened. The app will help Windows Phone users to track them in real time.
Guardian has been developed by Microsoft India employees, the apps track me feature lets friend and family track them via Microsoft Windows Azure cloud services and Bing Map APIs. To use Guardian effectively, users need to add the names of friends, family members and security groups to the settings. In an emergency situation, the app can be used to alert them, via the SOS button. All the user has to do is tap the SOS button. The phone then sends a distress SMS to all buddy mobiles, notifying them of the emergency along with location details, Microsoft said.
Guardian uses Microsoft Windows Azure cloud services and Bing Map APIs extensively and can help the authorities and medical teams track the user, the statement said the phone can be traced even if it is broken. The application is capable of one touch video recording that can be used as evidence.
You can download the app from Windows Phone Store India.