A simple quick and effective app for automated emergency notice. Holding Hands allows users to set
their emergency contacts, and alerts the emergency contacts as need. When the app is launched, you
are directed to the main screen. If you tap and hold anywhere on the main screen, it will
signaling you are aware mode.
When in aware mode, if the user takes their hand off the screen, they automatically have 10 seconds
type in their passwords and if they don't,
a message is sent to their emergency contacts with their exact GPS longitude and Latitude
This project was created during a Hackathon in Fall 2017. I worked with a couple of friends to
the app. During that semester,
there were a lot of assault crimes on our campus and we came up with the idea of the app to see if
we can help mitigate the extent of the assaults.
I specifically worked on integrating the app to a database/authentication service to ensure that
when users log in from a different device, their profile and emergency contacts are on their new
I used firebase for this and I learned a decent amount about backend service.