App locates loved ones in the event of an earthquake
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There have already been a number of mobile apps that help to prepare or aid people in the case of an emergency – take Rapid Rescue and Guardly as examples. Focusing on those in need of assistance following a seismic event, Earthquake Buddy uses GPS data and social networks to notify friends and family of users' whereabouts. Those living in areas at risk of earthquakes can first choose four close acquaintances who will receive an alert in the event of an emergency. As soon as a quake that registers higher than 5.5 on the Richter scale is detected in the…
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