Google 新 App “Trusted Contacts”, 分享位置保障個人安全

Trusted Contacts

Google 推出了新 App 名為 “Trusted Contacts”,是一個關於個人安全的 App。”Trusted Contacts” 可以設立指定的聯絡人,用以分享位置資料。

Trusted Contacts is a personal safety app that opens a direct line of sharing between you and your loved ones.

“Trusted Contacts” 設立指定聯絡人,雙方就可以向對方查問所在的位置。例如深夜擔心對方在回家路上情況,可以發出 “Ask for Location”,對方就會收到要求,這時可選擇回答 “Decline” 拒絶 或 分享位置。若對方在五分鐘內沒回應,App 也會自動分享位置,就算是 Offline 或無電也可以。

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另一種形式是主動分享,可以向設定的聯絡人分享位置,App 就會分享你的當前位置給對方,對方可以隨時檢視,位置分享會一直進行 24小時又或直至停止分享。

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每個 “Trusted Contacts” 對下也會有 Status 簡短顯示 Trusted Contacts 的狀態。

• Add your closest friends and family as trusted contacts
• Allow trusted contacts to request your location. If everything’s fine, you can deny the request, but if you’re unable to respond your location is shared automatically (works even if you’re offline or your phone is out of battery)
• Proactively share your location if you feel unsafe or find yourself in an emergency
• Your trusted contacts can see your phone’s activity status to quickly know you’re OK

“Trusted Contacts” 十分適合跟屋企人使用,尤其是老人家和小朋友,可減低走失, 迷路的風險。不過要留意,App 的操作界面是全英文,沒有中文界面。