Dubai’s Police Chief revealed a new mobile phone application that is a very useful application which will allow people to call up the emergency services just at the touch on a button. Lt Gen Dahi Khalfan Tamim was the one who revealed the new system at April 25th during a lecture at the Dubai Police officers club. How the Application SOS – save our souls smartphone application works is, it send a distress signal directly to the Dubai Police command and control centre in the case of an emergency.
Lt Gen Dahi Khalfan Tamim said that the application has been developed by the Dubai police and will soon be out for the public usage.
The application is yet been developed for android phones which will give accessibility to the users who are in and emergency or trouble to have a connection directly to the command and control room of Dubai Police.
Lt Gen Dahi Khalfan Tamim elaborated further that the application have a large button at the centre of the screen which is when pressed, will inform the police department about the details and your current GPS location where you are at that time which eliminates the use of voice interaction. Further Lt Gen Dahi Khalfan Tamim Quoted that:
“We tested it out and it is a success,” he said. “Now senior citizens, people with special needs or people in critical situations can immediately inform the command centre during any emergency.”
Also he further said:
It works for people out at sea, or in the desert – we even took it to remote areas and it is now in use there,”