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By Peter James Jagger-Woods
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 Send selected contacts instant alert messages and your location the second you need them.

The safety of our friends and family is what really matters the most to us. The technology is available to us right now to be and feel safer, wherever we go.

Wearing Handi SOS gives us the ability to call for help before we have a chance to use our phone - letting multiple contacts know we need help at once.

Alone: Sometimes we are left with no choice but to walk alone at night, or in areas we're unfamiliar with.

Online dating: 60% of people in the UK agree that online dating is a good way to meet people - yet meeting people for the first time can leave us extremely vulnerable. 

Profession: Estate agents and council workers are among those who meet people, and go to places they don't know on a daily basis.

Mental Health: Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, whether it's a short term condition or a chronic diagnosis. 

We should do everything to reduce the risk to ourselves and our family members from harm.

 

 Show it or conceal it - but always have it with you.

 'UK child kidnappings and abductions soar by 13%' - RT (2015) 

Handi SOS is a Bluetooth enabled clip on device which is synced to the Android or iOS Handi App on your smartphone

The Handi App allows you to select contacts you want to be notified if you're ever in trouble. 

You can wear the Handi SOS in any way you wish. Discreetly clip to the inside of your handbag, pocket or jacket, on garments or even on a wristband.

Patent pending technology developed by Handi Technologies Ltd.

Should you need urgent assistance and don't have the opportunity to use your phone, you can activate Handi SOS by pressing and holding for 3 seconds. 

Once activated, the Handi App will send an alert message to those contacts, along with your current location. 

'Eighty per cent of people who go missing have mental health problems' - Missing People charity (2016) 

1. Click and hold for 3 seconds to activate Handi SOS

 2. An alert message and your current location is sent automatically to selected contacts

 3. Contacts can see where you are and assist 

 

You'll never need to recharge Handi SOS. It contains one CR2016 lithium battery, which with frequent use will last for up to two years. Replacements can be purchased for under £5 and takes less than a minute to install. All you have to remember is to take it with you.

 

 

 If we reach the further target of £25k, we will be able to include the ‘repeat alert’ function – which will send an alert and your current location every minute - updating selected contacts on your location, should it change. 

We will also have the funds to include the ‘deactivate function’. This feature will allow you to send a second alert message to the selected contacts letting them know that you’re ok and no longer need their help. This will be done in a similar way to activating Handi SOS, such as pressing and holding for 10 seconds. The ‘deactivate function’ will be password restricted, meaning only you can deactivate the alert messages.

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Risks and challenges

We are reasonably far in the process of moving from prototype to production. We are currently producing the third version of the electronics and we have implemented improvements for every new prototype we have been through.

A fully developed version of the Handi App needs to be finished to make sure the process from activation to contacts receiving the alerts is instantaneous.

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    Early Bird | x1 Handi SOS

    Become an early bird! Available for the first 50 orders only.

    You will receive one Handi SOS and free access to the Handi App, as well as all the latest updates from the Handi team.

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    x2 Handi SOS

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    x3 Handi SOS

    Add more people to your safe list! You will receive three Handi SOS and free access to the Handi App, as well as all the latest updates from the Handi team.

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    Family Pack | x5 Handi SOS | 1 FREEBIE

    You will receive four Handi SOS plus one for FREE (Total x5 Handi SOS), free access to the Handi App, as well as all the latest updates from the Handi team.

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