Jacket Guardian is a new security service for the campus that transforms mobile phones into personal safety devices. It is Free to students, faculty, and staff.
- Jacket Guardian allows cellphone users to make an emergency call directly to the Georgia Tech Police Department (GTPD), allowing the GTPD respond more quickly.
- Jacket Guardian provides a proactive "timer" feature that allows students, faculty, and staff to specify how long it will take to complete certain activities and sends an alert to the police if the timer expires.
- Jacket Guardian is an opt-in system that enables users' profile information to appear in the Atlanta, or any, Smart911 center.
View the Jacket Guardian video here. This video briefly describes what Jacket Guradian is, and how to use it.
Jacket Guardian now has an iPhone App called GT911. It is free of charge. From your iPhone you can click here to install it.
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