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November 2019

LBS 2019

November, 12th: The Sensafety project was officially presented on this years 15th Conference on Location Based Services in Vienna, Austria.

A fantastic audience of scientists from all over the world had the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of Sensafety and to discuss challenges, opportunities for research collaborations and the future of the Sensafety project.

September 2019

City Festival "Neugraben erleben"

September, 6th: The Sensafety project was invited to present Sensafety at this years city festival "Neugraben erleben" in Neugraben-Fischbek, Hamburg, Germany.

As part of our research collaboration with the EU-funded project CLEVER Cities, we presented Sensafety to local residents of a suburban neighborhood in Hamburg. The CLEVER Cities project makes use of Sensafety to detect anxiety spaces and to quantitatively compare the perceived safety before and after safety-related urban changes within the neighborhood.

August 2019

New version released

August, 30th: The new version of the Sensafety App was released in the Google Play and Apple App Store.

Users are now able to search by address, view the alert areas for the alarm feature and change the transparency of the colored tiles on the map. Moreover, the new version allows users to compare the commonly perceived safety in Berlin and New York with the official crime rates in each district.

The new campaign feature inquires users to state the reasons for their feeling of safety at locations that are of particular interest for the research partners of the Sensafety initiative.