Guardly builds mass messaging service in case of emergency

Picture this scenario: a fire breaks out in your office building, and it becomes too difficult to breathe, let alone talk to the security guard trying to reach you over your phone. The

Published on: June 28th, 2013 Candice So

Guardly releases locating technology accurate to the room number

Toronto-based Guardly launched an update to its mobile personal safety solution yesterday with an Indoor Positioning System that can locate a users' precise location within a building. The update means that when someone

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s Guardly expands market for its campus safety solution

Toronto's Guardly, a developer of public safety mobile services, has partnered with Desire2Learn and will provide its Safe Campus solution for its Campus Life mobile suite.Desire2Learn is focused on the higher education, K-12,

Published on: November 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Guardly partners with security firm Code Blue

Physical security firm Code Blue Corp. will partner with Toronto-based Guardly to roll out its mobile personal safety app to its emergency communications product suite.Guardly's mobile app acts like and panic button that

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Guardly app becomes Toronto school’s pocket panic button

A downtown Toronto university will be giving its students a free panic button in their pockets this fall, rolling out a mobile app that they will use to call for help in on-campus

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Guardly study: Safety app can speed up campus security response times

Toronto startup Guardly says its mobile safety solution cut response times to campus emergencies almost in half during a pilot study at a downtown university in the city. Guardly undertook the study with

Published on: August 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Entrepreneurs turn smartphones into guardian angels

For Deena Douara, fear was the catalyst for invention. Walking to her car late one night at a public transit stop, she was faced with travelling up a long ramp in the darkness.

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Guardly gives Canadian students a pocket panic button

Canadian post-secondary students armed with smartphones can now download a free app that gives them a one-tap panic button to contact campus security, a Toronto-based mobile developer announced today.Guardly Corp. makes a smartphone

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Geo-location apps that go beyond the ‘check in’

The popularity of geo-location apps has been increasing steadily, with the ability to “check in” becoming ubiquitous. But the trend toward checking in and letting everyone know where you are may soon fade,

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Harmeet Singh