WHAT IS VTU SAFE CAMPUS APP ?VTU Safe campus app is a mobile based personal safety application which empowers the students and faculty of VTU to raise an alert from the application when in danger and directly inform the campus security/ response control centre. On raising an alert the application automatically transmits distress sms to pre-defined contacts of the user and notifies the campus security/response control centre, while simultaneously transmitting the location of the user along with Video/Photographs and audio data captured by the application. The application also automatically calls the pre-defined contacts or a default number, it also intelligently tracks the user when the alert is on.OBJECTIVE:To empower the students and faculty of Visvesvaraya Technological University to connect with the campus security, friends and family immediately along with audio/video situational evidence, the moment they feel unsafe or threatened. To initiate multiple necessary actions with a single press of a button.To ensure faster campus security response by helping them with relevant data such as the location and audio/video situation of the user.VTU SAFE CAMPUS CAN HELP IN SITUATIONS LIKEStalkingRaggingSexual assaultSecurity threatMedical emergenciesEve-teasingReporting malpracticesSubmitting complaints or repair work needed within the campusVTU SAFE CAMPUS APP FEATURESSOS BUTTON: VTU Safe campus application has 5 alert buttons which can be easily activated by the user to raise an alert when in danger. The five alert buttons are:Personal Alert Button: Users can notify via text message/e-mails, auto call and send their location to their trusted contacts stored in the application when in danger.Anti Ragging Button: Empowers the user to report cases of ragging with live location and audio/video data to the concern authorities of the university.Sexual Harassment Button: Empowers the user to discreetly notify the campus security/authorities along with trusted contacts cases of sexual harassment with audio and video data.Security Alert Button: Users can immediately inform the Safe campus response control centre, when feeling unsafe or concern about ones security. This alert is also supplemented by location and audio/video data.Medical Alert Button: When raising this alert, the medical contacts of the user are immediately notified via sms/e-mail and auto-call. The safe campus response control centre also receives the alert on their control monitors. This alert is also supplemented by medical data(stored by the user) , location and audio/video dataLocation & Live Tracking: Instantly displays the user location and allow for live tracking when the alert is onAudio/Video: Automatic 30 seconds pre alert audio and post alert 20 seconds video or 5 photographs depending on the user mobile phone.Auto Call: The application can automatically call the pre-selected contacts of the user or a default number when raising an alert.Critical Phone & Personal Details: The battery & network strength of the users phone as well as the medical details can be displayed on the response control centre.No Data Connection: when there is no data connection the application will still notify the pre selected contacts via sms and the moment data connection is restored, the audio/video data will be sent."Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life".