Stop Danger 2.5 for Android is here! It brings the same functionalities than the iOS version and adds a few novelties, the main ones being: Ability to request the geolocation …
Stop Danger collects your location and your address with your permission, and sends them via text message or email to your relatives or to emergency and assistance services whenever you request it.
Your position (latitude and longitude) and your address, when they are available, are displayed in the home screen as above, so that you can give them to the emergency services when necessary.
The Android version now offers the possibility to let your relatives request your geolocation. This is done through a simple text message that starts with Position??? or can be done automatically.
Emergency and Assistance
Whenever you need help you can either call, send a text message or an email to a relative or to emergency and assistance services worldwide. Your location is inserted in the emails and the text messages so that you can be easily found.
Stop Danger for Android contains 1256 emergency and assistance phone numbers or email addresses, for 250 countries. Stop Danger for Windows Phone will benefit from this feature for its next update.
The Android version is now able to send S.O.S. messages in Morse code (visual or audio).
Alert categories have been created in order to give the recipient an understanding the nature of the threat. Stop Danger lists these categories: Industrial accident, Nuclear disaster, Plane Crash, Assault, Other accident, Other disaster, Avalanche, Exposition, Wildfire, Shooting, Landslide, Hailstorm, Fire, Flood, Marine accident, Meteor, Storm, Hostage taking, Road accident, Dam failure, Tornado, Rail accident, Earthquake, Tsunami, Emergency and Volcano. The Windows Phone version will contain less categories until its next update.
For each category various advices and links (iOS and Android only) to informative websites are given.
Whenever you need directions for the nearest hospital or police station, Stop Danger offers a Map Mode that will help you locate the places you are looking for. The categories are: Hospitals, Police, Pharmacies, Doctors, Dentists, Veterinaries, Locksmiths, Plumbers, Electricians, Taxis, Car Repairs, Gas Stations, Parkings and ATMs.
The map has also a search by keyword feature, and when a location is selected, the details such as phone number, address and website are given when available, with possible interactions such as calling the phone number or displaying the address into Maps or Google Maps for a route search.