Find Amber: Free Must Have App (proceeds from ads go to missingkids.com)September 23, 2012 No Comments
Find Amber is a free ad supported application that not only connects you to amber alerts but all the proceeds go to http://missingkids.com as per the developer. Please take the time out to download the application so that we all may do our part to help.
Other great features of the app:
- Details and all known pictures on file of the lost child
- Pictures of Abductors for applicable case files
- Map of last known location
- Links to live Missing Child Poster
- Call Local Authority, 911 or Tip Line right from details screen
- Share details to all social application linked on your phone or via email.
- Statistical charts
Find Amber – Amber Alerts for Windows Phone!
Find Amber has finally been approved and is now available in the Windows Phone Store! This project is close to me, and not in a “I have lost a child” way thank God. But I do have children and if something were to happen to any of them I can’t imagine what it would be like.
There are ways to get this information but generally it is slow to deliver. Television, Radio, etc. but these delivery mechanisms are allow but allow for detail. In contrast, there is a text message service and/or the road signs that are available which solves the speed of delivery but the content is lacking. My solution was to give the user both speed of delivery and content.
I decided to combine the latest available technology and tools from Microsoft using Windows Azure, SQL Azure and ASP.NET Web API to build a robust system to get the data and deliver it to first the Windows Phone Platform but also create an API that allowed me to expand this to Windows 8 and the other mobility platforms.
This is a free ad supported app, all proceeds from ads will go to http://missingkids.com
Shayne Boyer (@spboyer)
Please Download for Free
Amber Alerts for Windows Phone!
Get up to the minute alerts on your Windows Phone Device when a new Amber Alert is issued in your area. Just enable the Live Tile notifications and pin the app to your home screen and you will be alerted within a minute of a new Alert being issued.Tags: amber alerts, Missing Kids, Windows Phone, WP7Apps