GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — GC Alarm, a member company of World Wide Security Group, is providing all local customers here with a free mobile security app.
The new app, Life Button 24 was developed in-house by security tech team members to bring assistance to anyone who feels threatened, at a press of a button, on their phones, according to the company.
“Life Button 24 provides personal protection to all our customers when they are on the go, in their homes or places of business. Anywhere across the U.S., 24 hours a day,” says Ken Mara, president and CEO of GC Alarm/World Wide Security Group. “We felt this service was too valuable to charge our customers, so we decided to give it to them for free.”
The app features two-way voice, GPS location functionality, 24-hour monitoring, silent mode for dispatchers to listen in, video clips and photos sent to dispatchers as events unfold. The app is limited to one free app per family or business. Additional apps are available at discounted rates to their clients below the rates being offered to the public.
Registration to customize a response for each user takes minutes and protection begins immediately. Life Button 24 will be offered free to all customers of GC Alarm and member companies of World Wide Security.
“Many of our customers have children going off to college in the fall. This is a great product for students, real estate agents, lone workers, business owners and shop owners who need to summon emergency assistance,” Mara says. “This can be done on the one device everyone has on them at all times, their mobile phones. This is a much different service than calling 911. Many people are hesitant to call for help until it is too late. Life Button 24 can provide you assistance and connect you with or central station or 911 when a situation demands it.”