In an increasingly digital world, personal safety and self-defense have taken on new dimensions. Women, in particular, can harness the power of technology to enhance their self-defense skills and personal safety. New Mexico, a place known for its vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes, is no exception. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best self-defense and personal safety apps for women in the Land of Enchantment.
SafeTrek: Your Personal Guardian Angel
SafeTrek is an app designed to provide an added layer of security for all women. With this app, you can discreetly activate an alarm when you feel unsafe. If you release the alarm without entering your unique PIN, SafeTrek contacts local authorities with your location, ensuring that help is dispatched promptly. For women living in or traveling through the beautiful but sometimes remote areas of New Mexico, SafeTrek is a valuable tool for personal safety.
bSafe: A Community of Caring
As seen on NBCNews and Forbes, bSafe is more than just a personal safety app; it’s a community of users who look out for one another. One of its standout features is the ability to invite friends or family members to follow your journey in real-time. This can be incredibly valuable when exploring New Mexico’s natural wonders or busy cities. Here are a few features the bSafe app provides:
- Voice Activation: Simply activate the SOS alarm with your voice even if your cell phone is stowed away.
- Recording: When the SOS alarm is activated, audio and video are automatically recorded.
- Timer Alarm: Define how long you want bSafe to follow you, in case of an emergency situation.
- SOS Alarm: When the SOS alarm is activated, audio and video will automatically start to record.
- I’m Here: Use this feature to check in and share your location with your guardians.
Circle of 6: Your Support Network
Circle of 6 empowers women to stay connected with their support network. The app allows you to select up to six friends or family members as your emergency contacts. If you find yourself in an uncomfortable or dangerous situation, you can discreetly alert your chosen contacts with just a few taps on your phone. Whether you’re navigating the historic streets of Santa Fe or the breathtaking trails of Taos, having a circle of support is invaluable.
MyForce: Instant Backup at Your Fingertips
MyForce is a comprehensive personal safety app that offers a wide range of features, including GPS tracking, hands-free SOS alerts, and 24/7 professional monitoring. MyForce provides peace of mind, knowing that help is only a button press away. The app also includes a “Walk With Me” feature, allowing friends or family to virtually accompany you on your journey.
Companion: Safety in Numbers
Originally created by a group of Michigan students concerned about safety on campus, Companion is an app designed to keep you safe by allowing friends or family to accompany you on your journey, specifically at night time. It offers real-time GPS tracking and features like the ability to set a specific destination and estimated arrival time. If you stray off your path or feel threatened, the app will notify your companions to check on your safety. This is especially beneficial for the adventurous woman who likes to travel solo.
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In the digital age, women have a wide variety of personal safety and self-defense apps at their disposal. Take the extra step and sign up for my self-defense classes today and put your safety first! Embrace the technology, explore with confidence, and take control of your safety in New Mexico and beyond.