Mar 02, 2019

Optisafe launches smart device for women safety, priced at Rs. 2,999

Optisafe, a venture of telecom enterprise Optiemus Infracom, has launched My Hero, a distress companion device in India at Rs 2,999. Designed to help people in distress, My Hero, as per the company, enables people get help in case of any kind of emergency. It will be made available starting March 8 (Women’s Day) across both online and offline stores exclusively in India.

Optisafe My Hero device uses a pull mechanism to send distress signals to a chosen group of people. According to the company, it offers following services on activation:

•Two-way siren: Sounds 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 predefined 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.

Commenting on the launch, Dinesh Prasad, CEO of Optisafe, said, “There has been growing concerns on women safety and associated crimes therefore making it crucial to have the right technological support to ensure the safety of the citizens. Our Optisafe My Hero device has been specially designed using patent pending technology taking special care on usage convenience and SOS communication making it extremely easy to use during distress situations. While the device can be used across multiple emergency use cases, Optisafe plans to bring a portfolio of devices to create a safer environment for the any distress situation”.