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47 Mobile Security Technologies

From Snarky Safety-Tweeting Apps to Iris-Scanning Smartphones

— July 18, 2015 — Lifestyle
The connected home has many benefits, convenience being one and advanced security technologies being another. In fact, smartphone-based safety systems are prevalent not just when it comes to protecting your home, but also the health and privacy of those you love.

Many mobile security technologies take advantage of recent developments in haptic feedback or biometrics. This means smartphones and similar devices have identify-verifying means like never before. Facial recognition and high definition cameras are also safeguarding everything from banking transactions to age verification.

The instantaneous nature of communication and apps is also relevant to safety in matters of prevention in natural disasters and humanitarian crises. From earthquake detection to crowdsourced anti-violence measures in unstable African countries, modern tech is changing the way we keep ourselves and other people safe.
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Boating Safety Apps
Boating Safety Apps
The Official United States Coast Guard App Promotes Civilian Safety
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46
Protective Mobile Apps
Protective Mobile Apps
The Lookout App Uses Predictive Security to Protect Important Data
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45
Biometric Hotel Check-ins
Biometric Hotel Check-ins
This New App Allows Travellers to Check-in with their Fingerprints
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44
Emergency Abuse-Fighting Apps
Emergency Abuse-Fighting Apps
The 'Easy Rescue' App is Designed to Help Fight Domestic Violence
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43
Emergency Campus Call Apps
Emergency Campus Call Apps
Guardly Uses Smartphones to Protect Post-Secondary Students
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42
Mobile Security Apps
Mobile Security Apps
NoRoot Firewall Lets Android Users Manage Individial App Permissions
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41
Boat-Safety Apps
Boat-Safety Apps
The C-pod App Keeps You Afloat On Your Boat's Security
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40
University Safety Apps
University Safety Apps
The Rave Guardian App Lets Users Communicate With Police With Ease
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39
Anti-Phone Hacks
Anti-Phone Hacks
An iOS Bug Lets Attackers Prevent Phone Use Over a Wi-Fi Network
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38
Standalone Fingerprint Scanners
Standalone Fingerprint Scanners
This Device Makes Fingerprint Scanning Easier and More Secure
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37
Secretive Safety Apps
Secretive Safety Apps
Vodafone's Red Light App Disguises as a Mirror and Flashlight
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36
Public Safety Apps
Public Safety Apps
The Mobile Patrol Platform is a Helpful Tool for Journalists or Law Enforcement
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35
Iris-Scanning Smartphones
Iris-Scanning Smartphones
The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G Smartphone Features Iris Scanning Security
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34
Mobile Payment Systems
Mobile Payment Systems
Tim Cook Announces Apple Pay Will Be Built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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33
Social Network Safety Apps
Social Network Safety Apps
The Circle of 6 App Prevents Violence Before it Happens
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32
Crowdsourced Anti-Violence Services
Crowdsourced Anti-Violence Services
Genocide Prevention Comes in the Form of Rumor-Squashing Texts
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31
Empowering Safety Apps
Empowering Safety Apps
Girl+ Gives Women Peace of Mind with a Mobile Panic Button
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30
Taxi App Safety Measures
Taxi App Safety Measures
Uber Introduces SOS Button to Strengthen Rider Security
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29
Anti-Theft Vehicle Apps
Anti-Theft Vehicle Apps
Crime Stoppers' My Wheels Warns Drivers in Areas Where Theft is Prevalent
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28
Adventurer Emergency Apps
Adventurer Emergency Apps
The Road ID App Helps Danger-Seekers Stay Safe
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27
Smoke-Detecting Phone Docks
Smoke-Detecting Phone Docks
The 'Sense+' Dock Saves You from Fires
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26
Texting Prevention Phone Apps
Texting Prevention Phone Apps
Eyes on the Road Phone App Stops Texting and Driving
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25
Ultra-Secure Calling Apps
Ultra-Secure Calling Apps
The Signal App is Encrypted for Increased Security
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24
Phone Thief Selfie Systems
Phone Thief Selfie Systems
Lookout's Thefties Feature Snaps a Photo of a Phone Theif
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23
Overprotective Messaging Apps
Overprotective Messaging Apps
The Kitestring App Texts Contacts When Users Don't Reply
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22
Snarky Safety-Tweeting Apps
Snarky Safety-Tweeting Apps
The IAmAliveVIP Emergency Notification App Tweets After Bombings
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21
Texting Safety Apps
Texting Safety Apps
'Transparent Texting' is an App to Help You Text and Walk Collision-Free
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20
Sleek Wireless Security Systems
Sleek Wireless Security Systems
Dropcam Tab Keep Tabs on What's Open or Closed
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19
Personal Security Apps
Personal Security Apps
Emergensee Turns Smartphones into Hi-Tech Security Systems
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18
Card-Copying Mobile Apps
Card-Copying Mobile Apps
The Lemon Wallet App Copies Cards Onto Your Phone for Convenience
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17
Virtual Buddy-System Apps
Virtual Buddy-System Apps
The Kitestring App is Like a Virtual Buddy Wherever You Go
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16
Wireless App-Controlled Cameras
Wireless App-Controlled Cameras
The Simplicam WiFi Camera Was Revealed at 2014 CES
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15
Habit-Based Theft Detectors
Habit-Based Theft Detectors
The 'BioCatch' Software Secures Devices Through Mannerisms
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14
Visual Transaction Signing
Visual Transaction Signing
Banks Using CrontoSign Ensure Security and Positive User Experience
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13
Impromptu Earthquake Sensing Apps
Impromptu Earthquake Sensing Apps
The 'Crowdshake' App Commandeers Smartphones to Detect Shakes
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12
Anti-Surveillance Apps
Anti-Surveillance Apps
The Surv App Keeps You Safe from Prying Camera Eyes
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11
Smartphone-Reporting Security Systems
Smartphone-Reporting Security Systems
This Smart Security Device Corresponds With Your Mobile
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10
Facial Recognition Doorbells
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
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9
Smartphone-Converted Bike Lights
Smartphone-Converted Bike Lights
Monocle by Studio KMD Ensures Cyclist Safety at Nighttime
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8
Cartoon Death-Preventing Apps
Cartoon Death-Preventing Apps
The 'Dumb Ways to Die' App is a Playable Version of the Viral Video
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7
Smartphone-Controlled Safety Systems
Smartphone-Controlled Safety Systems
This Home Security Device is Controlled Through a Mobile App
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6
Elderly Check-In Apps
Elderly Check-In Apps
POM4U Helps You Keep Tabs on Your Loved Ones
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5
Remote Door-Locking Apps
Remote Door-Locking Apps
The Lockitron System Will Give You Peace of Mind
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4
Smart Security Cameras
Smart Security Cameras
Oco is a WiFi-Enabled Home Monitor that Connects to Phones and Computers
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3
Wireless Home Security Cameras
Wireless Home Security Cameras
The Geanee MK-IPC1 is Easily Controlled from a Smartphone or Tablet
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2
Taser-Ready Smartphone Cases
Taser-Ready Smartphone Cases
The Yellow Jacket iPhone Case Will Literally Shock Unwanted Admirers
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1
Pepper Spray Smartphone Covers
Pepper Spray Smartphone Covers
The Spraytect Self-Defense iPhone Case Keeps You Safe
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