Digital bodyguards

Several Israeli-developed apps are leading a revolution in personal safety.

Painting by Avi Katz (photo credit: AVI KATZ)
Painting by Avi Katz
(photo credit: AVI KATZ)
AS TERRORIST acts that Israel has been battling for decades become a global phenomenon, Israeli innovators are at the forefront of seeking solutions to help upgrade personal security.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently announced, “We are currently working on the development of an application that will allow every citizen, with the push of a button, to alert security forces, so that they get to the scene faster and are able to neutralize the terrorist.”