When it comes to safety, one can only be too careful. Safety in the current scenario is of great concern especially for women. It therefore makes sense for women to be aware of basic self-defence mechanisms. After-all, it’s better to be prepared than to be caught off-guard.
Thankfully, technology has come to our rescue once again and many smart apps are available to protect you from dangerous situations. Most of these smart apps or emergency call button are concealed under a watch or jewellery and are east to carry in your handbag. They can either sound alarm or contact authorities for your safety. Let’s take a look on the 10 best fashion gadgets that you can consider:
This wearable safety device has two buttons on the side which can be used to message an emergency contact. The person who receives the message can alert the authority. It can also sync with your cell phone and start audio recording when activated.
This safety device goes undetected as a beautiful golden necklace. When you double press the back of this necklace, it automatically sends your location to up to 5 emergency contacts. The battery life on this device is good to last a year and you don’t have to pay any monthly fees.
- Kubotan Keychain
This compact designer keychain is designed by a self-defence expert. This is a light weight keychain and plastic is unbreakable. In the case of an attack, you can use the keys to whip your attacker. You can also hit the attacker with the pointed part of the keychain. This inexpensive keychain comes with a booklet to train you in self-defence as well.
- Pepper Spray Pistol
This pepper spray pistol is a legally approved self-defence device and does not require to be sprayed into eyes. It has two sprays which are designed to cause irritation on the eyes and skin of the attacker. This simple device can be emptied in 6 seconds and does not require any battery to operate.
- Safety Torch with Shock
This safety device is a must carry for every woman. It looks like just another torch but it has a hidden shock element which provides sufficient electricity to shake your attacker. It comes with a rechargeable battery.
- Safer Smart Pendant
Although, it appears to be like any normal pendant but it has a secret button to activate safety device. You can simply double click on the device to send alert messages to your emergency contacts. It has an in-built GPS which sends your location in the alert as well.
- Sound Grenade
This small yet powerful device acts as an alarm for your safety. It weighs only 20 grams and produces a siren (120 dB) loud enough to alert anyone within 100 meter radius. This non-lethal product is specially created to prevent you from assaults, thefts or rapes.
SipChip is another product which can be an asset for you. It comes with a tiny test chip which can be dipped in your drink. It can detect the presence of date-rape drugs like Rohypnol or GHB in your drinks within 30 seconds.
- Apple Watch
Apple has introduced SOS feature in its latest update to all smart watches. All you have to do is to press and hold the side button and your watch will contact emergency services. The call can be connected by watch itself if you are connected through Wi-Fi or through your paired iPhone.
- Safety Rod
This simple device has telescopic batons which you can use for self-defence. The rods are capable to deliver shock to the attacker as well.
We hope that this article gave you enough options to consider while buying a safety alarm device. After-all, it’s better to be safe than sorry!