If you worries while walking to your home alone or when you are away from your friends and family now you don’t have to worry about that, a new mobile app called ”Companion” has been launched for Android and iOS, which offers you a virtual company and also allows your friends or family members to keep a watch over you.
The phone app has been developed by the students of University of Michigan in the US, basically the application is developed with aim of providing safety for lone travelers in the campus with cool mind and provide users lot of strength so that they can face problem even in the critical situations, now the app is going popular among the users even across the globe.
The main feature of this app is, anyone from your contact list can be your companion without having installed the the app on their smartphones. The app is absolutely free and available on App Store and Google Play.
The app is being used by tens of thousands of people across the world, as per report of www.fox8live.com. Companion app uses your phone’s GPS, which helps users to mark their destinations and they can also share their route with any of their selected contacts. The app will show you live map of user location and will notify you if something happens wrong.
The application automatically senses and send alerts when it takes longer time to finish your trip or if the planned route has been altered, the alert system keep sending the alerts to your friends and family until you don’t conform that everything is okay. In this way the new companion app provides you company when you feel alone on your way and makes you feel safe on your way.
“We see a lot of potential for Companion to be used in cities, across corporate campuses, or by parents who have kids going out with friends,” one of the app developers Jake Wayne said.