Videocon has introduced a Panic Button app across its entire product line-up. The move came in after government made a provision of a mandatory Panic Button in all smartphones considering women s safety. The brand has introduced SOS-Be Safe emergency response app on its newly-launched smartphone, the Videocon Cube 3. The SOS-Be Safe app is highly responsive and alert and includes features like emergency alert, walk with me, and reach on time. The users can click these features from their smartphone status bar and set security preferences like time, distance and contacts. The app utilizes power button as the panic button to send an alert to the numbers added in the emergency list at the time of requirement. Also Read - D2h HD RF Set-Top box now available with 1 month Platinum HD Combo plan for Rs 1,799Also Read - Videocon D2h unveils a range of SD and HD add-on packs; prices start at Rs 7
“With smartphones impacting our lives in many ways, emergency response system or panic button is certainly the need of the hour. We are confident that ‘SOS-Be Safe’ app will assist smartphone users during different kind of emergency situations,” said Akshay Dhoot, Head – Technology and Innovation, Videocon in a statement. The new app also makes the best use of GPS and provides a map view of nearby police stations and hospitals for any critical situation.
Offering a prompt and one-stop solution, the SOS-Be Safe app comes with highly responsive and ingenious features including Alert, Walk with ME, and Reach on Time. The users can trigger these features from their smartphone status bar and set security preferences like time, distance and contacts. The app makes the best use of GPS and provides a map view of nearby police stations and hospitals for any critical situation. Videocon Cube 3 is the first model from brand s extensive smartphone portfolio to feature this ground-breaking app. The handset comes with sparkling design and utility-led features like 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, 4G VoLTE, 5 HD IPS display and a 3,000mAh battery with 20% faster charging. ALSO READ: Panic button to be installed only in new handsets, DoT clarifies
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