Panic companion- Windows Phone App

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Panic companion- Windows Phone App

  1. 1. Panic Companion With you, at all times (except when battery is drained completely) Srinath Nadimpalli & Gourav Nagar
  2. 2. Need for panic companions • Disasters always strike with no forewarning • Natural disasters • Disasters triggered by man • Natural disasters • 8 incidents spanning different continents in 2013 alone! • Cyclones, Typhoons, Hurricanes • Floods • Earthquakes … • Disasters triggered by man • Vehicular accidents -> Train crash in Spain, automobile accidents • Shooting incidents –> 44 school shooting incidents in US in the past 3 years (2010 – August 2013) -> 1.4 shooting incidents per month
  3. 3. Functionality of panic companions • Notify life-threatening emergencies with least/no interaction • Support common notification methods • SMS • Call 911 • Alert nearby civilians • Enter, Panic Companion!
  4. 4. Demo • Windows Emulator • Windows Dev Phone
  5. 5. References • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_school_shootings_in_the_Unite d_States • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:2013_natural_disasters

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