Tech Mahindra had long back developed an application called FightBack which was being used only by the staff members of Mahindra Group.
After the gang-rape of a woman in New Delhi, Mahindra’s has now thrown open this smart phone application for public use, beyond Mahindra employees.
The FightBack application tracks a user’s location and sends SOS messages to selected contacts in case of an emergency.
This application is now available for download on the company website for free & IS ONLY FOR INDIAN MOBILE NUMBERS.
The FightBack app allows the user to press on a panic button whenever he/she feels unsafe.
It tracks the location using GPS and alerts chosen contacts about the location map and is available on Android and Blackberry.