Location accuracy is huge for us here at Guardly. We are constantly working to improve the location detection services on all the smartphone platforms. We of course, employ some proprietary methods to track location (Guardly IPS) during an incident using our mobile apps, but we also are able to [...]
Knowledge. Awareness. Empowerment. Those are the core components of realtor safety according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). As part of NAR’s ongoing efforts to keep their members safe, they’ve dedicated September as realtor safety month.
To help their members understand the risks they face, NAR has assembled a realtor safety [...]
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Sept. 13, 2011) – Toronto start-up businesses Wave Accounting and Guardly will have greater opportunities to develop and bring their innovative products to market thanks to new Government of Canada investments of nearly $1 million. The announcement was made today by Mark Adler, Member of Parliament for York-Centre, on behalf of the [...]
Guardly works with many non-profit organizations that seek to increase the awareness of domestic violence. Washington D.C. based Becky’s Fund is a Guardly partner that understand the potential of technology to aid in the fight against violence and abuse. The Fund’s founder Becky Lee, recently blogged for The Huffington Post on “The Role of Mobile Apps in [...]
As the world surveys the damage dealt by the recent earthquake and Hurricane Irene, the Guardly Team is doing our best to learn from this experience to further enhance the mobile safety options available to people during an emergency.
When disaster strikes, one of the first things we do is reach for the phone: whether [...]
“A child goes missing every 40 seconds in America.” That’s the first line that appears on a poster from the Federal Bureau of Investigation promoting their new mobile application: the Child ID app.
Available solely on the iPhone, the Child ID app acts as a storehouse where parents can save their children’s [...]
The adolescent years can often be a precarious period for today’s youth. Confronted with a volatile mixture of coping with raging hormones and dealing with peer pressure, teenagers can often find themselves in situations where one small misstep could lead to unnecessary violence. Though various pre-emptive educational programs are offered in schools, government information [...]
Josh Sookman is the CEO and founder of Guardly. Guardly is a venture-backed technology startup based in Toronto, Canada. Guardly is a platform for emergency communication that changes the way [...]
Many students take night classes for one reason or another. Often those taking night classes work during the day, or may be raising a family. Many students and college staffers fail to remember that college campuses can be dangerous, especially after dark.
Almost everyday a mugging, armed assault, or rape is reported on a [...]
We are taught early in life to call 911 (substitute your country’s emergency contact number) during an emergency. It’s simple and easy to remember. But with the advent of sophisticated mobile devices that support multitasking and location-tracking, is this emergency response system in need of a technology makeover?
Newly launched startup Guardly and its [...]
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