author Marlee Hirson, Monday August 24, 2015


Camosun College has just released a new custom mobile safety app for their campus, designed by AppArmor Mobile. The mobile safety app provides students and faculty members with mass notification for emergencies, interactive campus maps, a personal safety toolbox, and more. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Friday August 21, 2015


A common inquiry we have at AppArmor is why we use a suite of apps, as opposed to a single safety app. The initial question customers have is how are they going to get students to download more than one mobile app. We prepare the suite of apps in an App Bundle, which is featured on the App Store. App bundles allow you to communicate with other apps, directing user communication through your school's mobile safety app. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Monday August 17, 2015


The ability to utilize download, subscriber, and in-app usage data is incredibly helpful in accessing the effectiveness of your mobile safety app. The data can be analyzed to tweak mobile features or even marketing approaches. However, using vanity metrics in assessment is a common pitfall that you want to avoid. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Monday August 17, 2015


With mobile technological development accelerating in capabilities on a nearly daily basis, it’s important for the mobile safety features of an app to be agile. Updating the software is a constant task, but strategic decisions during the construction of the app can help to create the best possible experience for the end user. We’ve highlighted some important yet subtle technological differences in mobile technology. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Monday August 17, 2015


The logic here is simple: the more people download the app, the more people will have the safety resources they’ll need in an emergency. Downloads aren’t necessarily the most important metric, but it’s the first step towards improving campus security. [Read More]