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Jun 3rd, 2017  LUPD Offers EmergenSee For Student Safety

The night shift: LUPD provides late-night services for student safety BY  MARISSA MCCLOY for the Brown and White  Lehigh offers EmergenSee, a mobile app that streams high-quality video and audio directly to responders. The app allows users to communicate with the police via text and alerts the them to the user’s specific location, according to LUPD’s website. EmergenSee can also be used as a virtual escort, which allows the user to set a timer before, for example, walking home at night. If the timer stops before users have reached their destination, the app will alert LUPD. “Any safety application that you have is a great asset,” Shupp said. “People have to use them.” Full Story
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May 3rd, 2017  The Best Travel Apps for 2017

The Gutsy Traveler Marybeth Bond As avid travelers, we want to share the best travel apps we have found useful before and during our journeys worldwide. Detour – Walking tours anytime by local experts, lets you walk around a city’s most fascinating neighborhoods guided by notable people  or renowned experts from those communities. Solotraveller app – Great tool to expand your network of people by connecting with nearby travelers. Browse through numerous profiles and instantly message people to meet up. Overnight, the mobile-forward travel app connecting last-minute travelers with local hosts for same-­day stays,  Check out Hotels.com and Hotel Tonight where you make your reservations after noon for the same day big discounts. To Help Get You Out of a Tight Spot EmergenSee App transforms your smartphone into a […]
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Mar 16th, 2017  How to Survive a Road Trip

Tips for a Stress-Free Family Car Vacation By Linda DiProperzio Taking a road trip this summer? If so, you’re not alone. A Trip Advisor survey found that 89 percent of respondents are planning a vacation, with many driving to their destinations. And there are bound to be lots of people braving the open road with young kids in tow. Before you start envisioning hours of minivan meltdowns and being asked “Are we there yet?” know that you can have a stress-free road trip with your little ones. “My husband and I did one with three young kids, and I was eight months pregnant!” says Dr. Deborah Gilboa, a family physician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “It’s all about adjusting your expectations and planning for as […]
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Sep 10th, 2016  College Campus Safety is a Family Affair

Expert Advice for students and parents on being safe at college By New Caanon, Connecticut Reporter Kirtan Sveda After the carting of plastic crates, comforters, shower caddies and laptops to your child’s dorm, New Canaan experts advise that it is not too late to have the important conversations with your college student about safety during the critical first semester. In the second of our two-part series on college campus safety we talked to local experts about the latest ways campuses are keeping kids safe and how parents can help. “For first-year students, it’s a huge transition,” said Todd Pelozza, director of campus safety for Fairfield University. The campus has made efforts to address the nation’s growing concerns to improve the safety […]
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May 16th, 2016  College Prep List

Why EmergenSee Should Be Part of Every Student’s College Prep List By: Ross Germano Did you know that during the first six weeks of being away at college, new students are much more likely to encounter a number of safety issues simply because their defenses are down? These findings come from the Bureau of Justice Statistics*, which goes deep into a lot of the student life issues that college students face on a regular basis. As a parent who is getting ready to send their child away to college, it is important that you do all that you can to arm your student with the information, skills and security necessary to keep them safe. This is where the EmergenSee Personal Safety App […]
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Apr 26th, 2016  Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Prevention Is Possible

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about sexual assault lately, and that’s actually a good thing. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Formally designated by President Obama in 2009, SAAM builds on a long history of survivors who fought to make their stories visible and their voices heard. Because of their struggle, we’ve all learned more about what was previously in the shadows. Recently, Luckiest Girl Alive author Jessica Knoll courageously acknowledged that her protagonist’s truth was also her own. The fictional character crafted by the former Cosmopolitan editor endured a gang rape in high school. Like Ani, Knoll also found that the incident shaped her reputation and social life for years to come, testifying to the lasting, formative impact […]
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Mar 16th, 2016  Huffington Post Tells EmergenSee Safety App Story

How Road Rage Incident Prompted Father to Develop Next Wave Safety App There are moments in our lives that serve as major turning points, causing us to reassess what is truly important. Phil Reitnour has had a couple of those events, starting with the death of his beloved wife after a four-year battle with breast cancer. In her final days, Phil made a promise that he would protect their four children and keep them safe. That promise was put to the test a few years ago when Phil and his children were attending the Shane Victorino Golf Benefit in Maui. It was late at night when Phil and the kids left the event, and the road back to their hotel […]
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Oct 11th, 2015  INSIDER Online Dating Safety List

4 Tips for Safety in Online Dating By K. Walsh Both real dating and online dating can have dangers. Most people are awesome and just looking to meet other awesome people — but as you might have guessed or even experienced, there are some Grade A Creepers out there, too. It can be especially dangerous on the internet, and you have to take some special steps to protect yourself. And men — this goes for you, too! Everyone should be cautious dating online, regardless of their gender or the gender of their chosen partner. Partners of any gender can get creepy, so it’s important for everyone to protect their physical safety when dating. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to worry about […]
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Jul 11th, 2015  Safety App Streams Live Video

Safety App Streams Live Video And GPS with immediately Access to Professional Monitoring Click Image to play “How To Video” In today’s increasingly dangerous campus environments, Realtors entering vacant houses meeting customers, students scared walking home late into the evening, road rage, assault, life threatening allergies and various emergency medical conditions can occur when you least expect it. You have to have a security system that delivers reassurance anytime, anywhere you are. The EmergenSee Personal Safety App will give you everything that you need – With One Tap. Only EmergenSee’s Safety App Streams Live Video, Audio and GPS data on to 24/7 Professional Monitoring Security Operators. EmergenSee even records your incident providing you a secured, watermarked copy of the incident, […]
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Jul 10th, 2015  Best Apps for Real Estate Agents

Point2 Agent 5 Best Apps For Real Estate Agents Two blog posts that continually get a lot of reads are 9 Apps for Real Estate Agents on the Go and Best Tablet Apps for Real Estate Agents. And while both of those article are chock-full of useful apps for real estate professionals of all stripes, we have to admit that we’re always coming across new (and new-to-us) tools that we want to share. Today we’re going to take you through 5 apps we think every agent should download. And we’ll even tell you why! (We’re helpful like that.) Ready? Grab your smartphone or tablet because here we go! Click to download for iOS or Android: MileIQ (FREE*: App Store, Google Play) The smart mileage tracker […]
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May 27th, 2015  Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for Behavior

Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for ‘Deeply Troubling Behavior’ The investigation into Kappa Delta Rho began after allegations that its members posted nude photos of woman to two secret Facebook pages. Reported by  Kara Seymour Newtown Patch Staff A Penn State fraternity has been shut down for a “persistent series of deeply troubling behavior,” including the creation of two secret Facebook pages allegedly showing photos of nude women, the university announced Tuesday. A university investigation revealed members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity engaged in hazing activities and sexual harassment, according to a statement from Penn State. The investigation into the fraternity was launched in March, after allegations surfaced that its members created private Facebook pages to share photos of naked woman, including females […]
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May 18th, 2015  Staying Safe On Campus with EmergenSee

20 Must Have Apps for Higher Ed By: SlideShare – LauraEdu For Staying Safe on Campus: EmergenSee’s Personal Safety App Campus Safety has become an increasingly hot topic from Parents, Universities, Government and many Higher Education Organizations. Safety Apps are one of the solutions Schools are turning to increase their situational awareness and communicate critical life saving information quickly to the entire community within seconds. To increase your Campus Safety, contact EmergenSee Professional Security Partner Specialist. Don’t wait until it’s too late. See Article on SlideShare
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Apr 12th, 2015  Lehigh University Talks about EmergenSee Safety

First-Year Lehigh Engineers Life as a Lehigh Engineer from the perspective of first-year students By Ibrahim Hashmi Lehigh is Safe This Sunday the cool gryphons managed to invite 2 officers from the Lehigh University Police Department (LUPD) to the lounge in Dravo to talk about their role at Lehigh. There were free Donuts as an incentive for students to take some time out of their busy day and attend the talk. The officers told us some startling statistics about how big an effort they make to keep Lehigh as safe as possible. For example, we have more police officers on road during the night time as do Bethlehem police. Moreover, they introduced a very important application available on both android and […]
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Mar 3rd, 2015  ANNIELYTICS – A Personal Appeal To Women

A Personal Appeal To Women: Don’t Be A Statistic By Annie Please do yourself a favor and arm yourself with something to keep you safe, like pepper spray. It just may save your life. It did mine. UPDATES: After publishing the post, I remembered about the amazing EmergenSee mobile app, which I talk about below. And a friend alerted me to a legal alternative to pepper spay for people who live in regions where pepper spray is illegal, such as the UK, also added below. I’ve never written a personal post before. I’m a pretty intensely private person, so I usually like to stick to business on my blog, with some shoes and shenanigans thrown in along the way. But I’m […]
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