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empower them with safety band using low cost technology

it is a wearable device for women to communicate/ raise alert when she is in danger. Safety band: what is it? 1) a band which is solar powered and can send signal if somebody in distress to near by devices (to smart cell phones and safety bands) . 2) unique protocols can be added for this communication 3) also sends identity/id's of nearby devices to central server for aiding further investigation. (including phone ids of attacker) 4) Government/NGOs can play major role by distributing low cost safety band to women

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Safety band: how it works?
1) a band which is solar powered and can send signal if somebody in distress to near by devices (to smart cell phones and safety bands) .
2) unique protocols can be added for this communication
3) also sends identity/id's of nearby devices to central server for aiding further investigation
4) Government/NGOs can play major role by distributing low cost safety band to women

Explain your idea in one sentence.

i am equipped with safety band, dont you dare to touch me.

What is the need you are trying to solve?

existing devices are complex to use or even difficult to carry. a wearable band can work as a fashionable jewelry and keep you safe and connected as well.

Who will benefit from this idea and how would you monitor its success?

it can be used by women, old age people and kids. success can be measured in drop in crime against women. and more criminals are caught after it's usage.

Who would be best equipped to implement this idea in the real world? You? Your organisation? Another organisation or entity?

i would love to work on this. However, the best are tech companies samsung/ google/ nokia.

Where should this idea be implemented?

trials can be done in India. (delhi, which has become crime capital now)

How might you prototype this idea and test some of the assumptions behind it?

i have one friend who's company can convert this in working device.

What might a day in the life of a community member interacting with your idea look like?

6-8 month's from now. everywhere this can be used.

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http://www.spotnsave.com/product.html

This is the one...

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http://trak.in/tags/business/2014/09/02/spotnsave-safety-band/

We already have stuff like the one in the link above I guess...but we cant go and purchase it...I wonder why? What I mean is cant we either make some device like the one above or promote any band that is already available(if it is)? We can spread word to the few we know and they will tell the few they know and many can be secure by such devices...

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Hello g mittal, working on a similar solution (though from a slightly different angle) and will be interested to hear your findings and developments. Can you share how the solar component would work and how large it needs to be?