We worked on the development of an app and device to access emergency calls when a citizen is at risk. The app contains a variety of first aid help for several situations. It can be operated by anyone who is in danger or in a high-risk situation.
We performed a survey in which ninety respondents participated. Questions were made about the usefulness and benefits to society by the creation of a gadget and app to use in emergency situations. Our survey was carried out in the cities of Campo Mourão, Peabiru, Araruna, Engenheiro Beltrão and Janiópolis, in the State of Paraná, Brasil. Of the people we surveyed, 49% of respondents said they would have difficulty or wouldn’t make it to ask for help without the use of such a gadget or app, and 98% of the respondents said they would like to have access to the app or gadget due to the convenience. All the respondents stated that they would be interested in getting a gadget to help assure street safety.
Creating a gadget with a multifunction emergency button, set according to the situation (robbery, fire, accident) to be placed at shops located in areas in where accidents or violence happen more frequently, and a special app for cell phones, tablets or notebooks. Shops that get the device would have a lowered municipal tax.
The purpose of the app is to facilitate and accelerate a call for help. Available for Android Systems, it contains three call buttons ‒ (SAMU, Firefighters, Police), plus First Aid tips. And it's free.