Mar 01, 2019

Optisafe - My Hero A Distress Companion Smart Device An Optiemus Venture

Optisafe, venture of Optiemus Infracom (BSE: 530135, NSE: OPTIEMUS) has launched My Hero, a distress companion device, in India. Designed to help people in distress, My Hero is a smart, convenient, and non-intrusive device, which makes it extremely easy to wear or carry. In addition, to being a life line in situations related to women safety, My Hero is designed to enable people get help in case of any kind of emergency.

The device was launched by Mr. Alphons J Kannanthanam, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism on the occasion of the 12th edition of International Women’s Day celebrations by Public Diplomacy Forum by Mrs Ratan Kaul and Shilpa Raina Wahal. Attractively priced at Rs.2999/-, Optisafe My Hero device uses a simple pull mechanism to send distress signals to a chosen group of people. It offers following services on activation:

•Two-way siren: Sounding off loud distress siren simultaneously on the device as well the user’s smartphone.

•SOS message: Sends a SOS message and triggers distress siren to three pre-defined contacts

•Inbuilt location tracker: Location link opens up a live location tracker that the recipient can use to navigate the user’s location.

•Audio and video recording: Triggers audio and video recording on the user’s smartphone, helping in understanding SOS situation during the incident thereby enabling them to react accordingly.

The product can be activated on the Optisafe Mobile app, which is available on both Android and iOS devices. The users can download the app from the relevant app store and can also pair their Optisafe My Hero device using Bluetooth. It will be made available starting March 08 (Women’s day) both online and offline stores, exclusively across Indian subcontinents by Optiemus Infracom.

Optiemus Infracom is a diversified, award-winning, high-performance telecommunications enterprise. The group has over two decades of rich experience in managing and distributing mobile brands and other telecommunication products in India. The Company introduced the first mobile phone in the country way back in 1995 and since then has been at the forefront to bring the latest technology products through its widespread distribution and retail operations.

Optiemus Group’s affiliate Global Devices Network is one of the first companies in India to setup a state-of-the-art mobile assembly plant in the country. Optiemus has also formed a JV with Taiwan-based OEM Wistron Corporation for mobile manufacturing unit. In February 2017, Optiemus signed a licensing deal with BlackBerry to design, manufacture and distribute BlackBerry branded devices In India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.