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Flarecaster

A Flare is a short distress message that is sent via SMS text messaging system.

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A Flare is a short distress message that is sent via SMS text messaging system. Flares alert others to your emergency situation and provide them with important information, such as your location and the nature of your emergency, so they can help you.
Flarecaster

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Very interesting inspiration Avi. Thanks for sharing It reminded me of Sarah's inspiration on 911: http://www.openideo.com/open/amnesty/inspiration/9-1-1/

Flare seems to indeed solve several issues about access (to the internet), stressful situations (when you can't talk, or just don't have the time).

In the video, I thought that the idea of how people can become "heroes" but also recognizing that acting sometimes can appear (or in fact be) difficult or not that easy.
In fact, this is an idea that you highlighted in another inspiration:
http://www.openideo.com/open/amnesty/inspiration/resistance-starts-with-saying-no/
which resonated with Ashwin's inspiration:
http://www.openideo.com/open/amnesty/inspiration/held-by-the-nypd/

thanks again for inspiring!

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