Womens Safety App Launched

Women safety app launched

Question: What is the name of safety app launched recently on Womens safety by Airtel and FICCI Ladies jointly?
(a) My Life
(b) My Safety
(c) My Circle
(d) My Security
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • My Circle App was launched by Telecom operator Bharti Airtel and the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) on April 14, 2019.
  • This is a safety app aiming to help women in any event of distress or an emergency situation, by sending an SOS alert.
  • This app can be installed by both Airtel and non Airtel customers.

My Circle App:

  • My Circle app allows women to send SOS alerts to any five of their family or friends.
  • The message could be sent in 13 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Bangla, Urdu, Assamese, Oriya, and Gujarati.
  • One can launch SOS alert by pressing the SOS prompt on the app.
  • The App can also be activated by voice command through Siri on iOS. The voice activation via Google Assistant will soon be available on Android devices.
  • An SOS alert along with the user’s location will be sent to the five contacts selected by the user over SMS and advise them to immediately reach out or respond to the emergency situation.
  • The app operates by estimating the accurate location of the user which their family and friends can track in real time on a link that is sent as part of the alert SMS.
  • My Circle app has been developed by Airtel X labs and was conceptualised by an all-women cross-functional team.

Links:
https://www.hindustantimes.com/tech/airtel-ficci-ladies-organisation-launch-women-s-safety-app-my-circle/story-5goh7XDZxG8QbTLknNiTHK.html
https://gadgets.ndtv.com/apps/news/airtel-mycircle-womens-safety-app-android-how-to-download-2023179

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