Location Lockbox App

Location Lockbox App


WANTS TO GIVE PEOPLE GOING INTO UNFAMILIAR SITUATIONS THE COMFORT OF KNOWING THEIR LOVED ONES CAN CHECK IN ON THEM. AS ANNE MAXWEL REPORTS– HE CREATED A NEW APP THAT DOES THAT… AND MORE. COMING INTO CONTACT WITH STRANGERS CAN BE A PRETTY COMMON THING– WHETHER YOU’RE GOING ON A DATE WITH SOMEONE YOU MET ONLINE, SHOWING UP TO DO A JOB FOR A NEW CLIENT, OR TAKING AN UBER. ENTREPRENEUR SHELDON EARLY WANTS TO GIVE PEOPLE GOING INTO SITUATIONS LIKE THOSE A WAY TO LET THEIR LOVED ONES KNOW THEY’RE OKAY– AND ALERT THEM WHEN THEY’RE NOT. Sheldon Early/ Creator, Location Lockbox App 51:00 It was designed initially to target realtors and people using dating sites, college students traveling abroad, and 51:08 Basically a check-in app. HIS APP “LOCATION LOCKBOX” BECAME AVAILABLE IN THE APP STORE AND GOOGLE PLAY EIGHT WEEKS AGO. HERE’S HOW IT WORKS– YOU ENTER AN “EVENT” IN THE PHONE WHEN YOU’RE GOING INTO A POTENTIALLY RISKY SITUATION— YOU CAN SAY WHO YOU’RE WITH AND WHERE YOU’RE GOING. THEN AT A CERTAIN TIME, YOU’LL GET A NOTIFICATION FROM THE APP CHECKING IN ON YOU– YOU’LL TYPE IN A “SAFE” CODE IF EVERYTHING’S OKAY. IF IT’S NOT– YOU TYPE IN YOUR “PANIC” CODE. 52:11 When you put in your panic code, a text message then goes to your emergency contact that says 52:16 You were out with this person, are you at this location, and here’s where your phone is at this given time. IF YOU DON’T RESPOND WHEN THE APP CHECKS IN ON YOU, IT WILL ALERT YOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT. BUT THE APP ONLY SHOWS YOUR LOCATION IF YOU ARE NOT OKAY. Erin Spaulding / Location Lockbox user 14:46 IT’s still very private. 14:47 So it only allows people to know where you are in case it’s an emergency EARLY SAYS THAT DISCRETION IS WHAT MAKES LOCATION LOCKBOX DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SAFETY APPS. allows people to know where you are in case it’s an emergency EARLY SAYS THAT DISCRETION IS WHAT MAKES LOCATION LOCKBOX DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SAFETY

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *