Origin8 Technologies has released a safety app for your BlackBerry, iWitness v1.00, which is something to assure you like American Express since you never leave without your BlackBerry. It brings with it GPS enabled emergency alert and reporting tools. It’s a great app for oneself or one’s child going to college or on a trip.
From the look you can pretend your on a call, alert quickly, have medical or security emergency alerts, I’m really taken with the possibilities. Great for the spouse or yourself who’s diabetic, your daughter or son going off to college or on a trip, or for you if you just want that assurance and safety, you never know. Be prepared and have that peace of mind.
Features included are:
All alerts link to Blackberry maps to show the location of the user at the time of the alert, and their current position.
- Send your GPS position to our server at automatic intervals – someone will always be able to find you.
- Create an iWitness Alert Group of up to 16 friends, family members or professionals.
- With just one touch, instantly notify the Alert Group that you need help via email.
- Include your GPS location so your contacts can easily track you.
- Store your personal information, medical conditions and GP details for easy emergency access.
- View distress messages from users who have you in the Alert Group.
- Record events around you with the Blackberry’s camera or microphone.
- Send recordings to your contacts in the iWitness Alert Group.
- Recordings are also stored on our secure server.
- If your Blackberry is stolen, broken, lost or confiscated, your evidence is still safe.
EXTRA FEATURE: QUICK LAUNCH MENU
The quick launch menu allows you to have multiple applications accessible by a single convenience key, as well as holding the key to launch the iWitness.
You can download a copy of iWitness v1.00 by Origin8 Technologies for only $2.99 from the BlackBerry Sync Store >
Compatible with OS: 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.6. 4.7
Compatible with BlackBerry handsets: 71xx series, 81xx Pearl series, 83xx Curve Series, 87xx series, 8800, 88xx World series, 8220 (Pearl Flip), 8350i (Curve), 8520 (Curve), 8530 (Curve), 8900 (Curve), 9000 (Bold), 9020 (Onyx),
9630 (Tour), Storm
[via: BlackBerry Cool]