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From LoneAlarm Pty Ltd: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.LoneAlarm automatically calls for emergency assistance when you can’t.LoneAlarm provides Mobile Safety for People in Harms Way* Mobile Device App – An alarm service that offers organizations the comfort of knowing that phones or tablets carried by staff can detect certain emergencies and broadcast appropriate distress alerts to colleagues or safety/security monitors.* 3 Detection Modes – There is an automated fall detection alarm, a panic button (with Silent mode) and an interval timer (Dead Man Switch), each of which broadcasts specific alert information.* Network Coverage – LoneAlarm works wherever users smartphones get data signals and can be configured to alert emergency contacts when users have been out of network range continuously for a pre-set time period.* Location Alert – When emergency contacts get alarms from colleagues, they also receive physical location data and can open maps on their smartphones to pinpoint distressed users positions .* Minimal User Training – LoneAlarm is intuitive and menu-driven, with help screens and web-based tutorials for those who need additional support.* Receive Alerts Without Installing the App – Recipients need not sub-scribe to the service to receive emergency alerts from users.* Unobtrusive – LoneAlarms service runs in the background or deliberately in the foreground, depending on users needs.* False Alarm Cancellation – Before alarms are sent, users are warned so they can choose to cancel the alarms and cancelation periods are configurable by the System Administrator.* Low-Battery Warning – Emergency contacts can be alerted automatically when users smartphones need re-charging.Organizational Control – System Administrators can centrally manage users emergency contact information and other App settings.* Alarm Notification Flexibility – System Administrators can preconfigure how user groups emergency contacts are notified by SMS, email and/or telephone .* Global Reach – Cloud-deployed for reliability, LoneAlarm offers global coverage for SMS and e-mail alerts * Use Cases – Organizations seeking to maximize the physical safety of per-sonnel working remotely, traveling for business, accessing dangerous environments (e.g., construction) or having direct contact with the public.* Platform Support – Compatible with iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 or above.

What’s new in this version:Implemented new network library for better connectivity across a wider range of devices and operating systems.Improved Fall Detection algorithm with user feedback and accelerometer data logging for algorithm learning.General bugs fixes.”

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