Scholastic Safety

Students are using apps to stay safe on university campuses

Implications - Though campus safety is a topic often discussed on actual campuses, this issue is rarely visited outside of school walls. In the age of digital maker culture, however, apps seeking to alleviate these frequent, yet under-represented concerns can be observed. This shows the value of instant entrepreneurship in a societal sense, as it illuminates potential blind spots to the benefit of the consumer.
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Personal Safety Apps - The 'Companion' App Tells Loved Ones When You're Safe and When You're Not
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Warm 967 Clicks Pub: Aug 21, 15
Personal Safety Apps
The 'Companion' App Tells Loved Ones When You're Safe and When You're Not
It’s a sad reality that even walking home can be unsafe, but this personal safety app lets your loved ones keep track of your security. The ‘Companion’ app “lets your loved... [More]
Connective Campus Safety Apps - The LiveSafe App Lets Users Report Threatening Behavior
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This Year and Mild 173 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 16
Connective Campus Safety Apps
The LiveSafe App Lets Users Report Threatening Behavior
LiveSafe is the name of an innovative new campus safety app that has been embraced by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This innovative campus safety app features an easy-to-use... [More]
Voice-Activated Security Apps - This Hands-Free Security App is Designed to Hear a Woman's Scream
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Average 747 Clicks Pub: May 31, 16
Voice-Activated Security Apps
This Hands-Free Security App is Designed to Hear a Woman's Scream
This hands-free security app is voice activated, so if you scream and your phone is not accessible, help will be called. Based in the UK, startup One Scream is a mobile solution to personal safety.... [More]
University Safety Apps - The Rave Guardian App Lets Users Communicate With Police With Ease
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Mild 348 Clicks Pub: May 26, 15
University Safety Apps
The Rave Guardian App Lets Users Communicate With Police With Ease
Officials at UC Davis have released a public safety app, dubbed Rave Guardian, that will allow students to alert police in cases of emergencies, and will make it easy for them to report suspicious... [More]
Safety-Focused Social Apps - The Klique App Helps You Safely Meet New People On Campus
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This Year and Mild 184 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 16
Safety-Focused Social Apps
The Klique App Helps You Safely Meet New People On Campus
Klique is an innovative new smartphone app that is designed to make it easier than ever for people to venture beyond their regular social circles and safely meet new people. Launched as part of a... [More]
Comprehensive Campus Safety Apps - This App Helps University Students Access Security Services
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This Year and Mild 131 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 16
Comprehensive Campus Safety Apps
This App Helps University Students Access Security Services
Lakehead University, located in the town of Thunder Bay in Canada, has launched an innovative new campus safety app that is designed to make it easier than ever for students to access security-... [More]
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