PulsePoint Respond app by PulsePoint Foundation
App Description :
PulsePoint Respond is a 911-connected mobile app that can immediately inform you of emergencies occurring in your community and can request your help when cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is needed nearby. If you’re trained in CPR and are willing to assist in an emergency, the app will alert you if someone near you is having a cardiac emergency and may need CPR.
App Features :
In addition to nearby “CPR Needed” notifications, you can choose to be notified of other events that may impact you and your family, such as wildland fires, flooding and utility emergencies. You can also monitor live dispatch radio traffic for most PulsePoint-connected communities with a simple tap on the speaker icon.
Watch this brief video to learn the basics of PulsePoint Respond vimeo.com/pulsepoint/Respond-iOS
PulsePoint currently provides coverage for thousands of communities in North America, with many more on the way. For more information, visit pulsepoint.org, contact us at info[at]pulsepoint.org or join the conversation at Facebook and Twitter.
PulsePoint Respond is an end-to-end FirstNet Certified™ application. FirstNet Certified solutions must demonstrate 99.99% availability and pass independent third-party security, data privacy and performance audits.
PulsePoint is a 501(c)(3) public non-profit foundation building applications that help public safety agencies inform and engage their citizens.
NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Your actual experience is always visible in Settings | Battery | PulsePoint.
Additional Information :
Age Rating 12+
Size 39.1 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
User Reviews :
Some things that should be added.
First off, I love the new look of the app. It is very clean. Some things that should be added are like the ability to change what kind of mapping app you use when you hit the Navigate button. Second of all, you should have the ability to have custom tones for different calls. Some that you put in the app and then somewhere where other people can make custom tones. Next, you should have accounts, so that people can save calls, and have alerts for specific stations and departments. You also should include like an on scene button for CPR alerts that will send a notification to dispatch saying that someone is on scene that knows how to do COR. That good with the account idea, and the next idea which is an area where you have to be CPR certified to get CPR notifications. Have a list of places that you can get certified, but only allow people with CPR certification to get notified. Finally, I just want to say how much I love this app, it has helped me out so much with stuff. Thank you for making this app. It’s awesome.
Great app, but could be better
All of my coworkers use this app. About 1600 of them! It works great giving us a jump on emergencies. It’s almost perfect. Except….I don’t use it at night along with many others. There are way too many incidents throughout the night all over the city. I would be up all night if I leave on all of the notifications. It’s like listening to radio dispatch tone after tone and most of the time isn’t you. I would love to see settings for individual companies. For example, if you set your company as Engine 1, your phone would notify you if the incident involved E1. The phone could be set to ring, vibe and/or even turn on your phone light for a length of time. With today’s technology it shouldn’t be that difficult to accomplish. This would also be a great option during the day. Every report of a fire notification has fireman on edge for several seconds and we all pull our phones out to see the location. Most of the time it involves other stations and a majority of them end up being nothing. There is no reason to continuously alert members for a run they are not on for no reason, unless they choose too. Love the app and will continue to use it, but sorry PulsePoint, you are not user friendly when we need to get some sleep.
Greatest app ever
PulsePoint respond is the greatest app ever, I am so glad that San Diego Fire-Rescue Department uses this app, so that way I can get notified when there is big incidents happening around my area, and I know where all of my Fire Fighter friends are going at all times, the app is fast, accurate, and all around very great and I am also glad it is voiceover accessible. Notifications come really fast, sometimes even before units are even going to an incident and that’s what I love is getting the advance notification. Something that I would love to see on the app is the ability to see the fire apparatus moving on the map to the incident. And also the ability to give out notification alerts when on scene of an incident. All-around this is a very great app and all of my Fire Fighter friends use it.
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