The Power of the Crowd in Emergency Services Technology

In an emergency, every second matters. That’s why some Emergency Services Apps draw on citizens for help with providing real-time updates and support in emergencies through their smartphones. Last month, Testbirds invited some of our Crowdtesters to perform a pro-bono BugAbility test for CrowdGuard– an emergency service in Germany that alerts locals and the police when someone nearby needs help.

Marc, Tina and Marta, share their experiences of testing Crowd Guard’s emergency alarm system app as our Guest Bloggers this month.

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Testbirds Holiday Apps: Amsterdam

Are you ready for a holiday? In our new series Testbirds Holiday Apps our employees from all over the world present the must-have mobile apps that you shouldn’t miss when travelling throughout their country. This week, André shares his favourite apps for the city that’s commonly known for AFC Ajax, canals and bicycles everywhere you look. You’ve guessed it, we’re going to Amsterdam! Give it up for André from the Benelux-office.

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Testbirds Holiday Apps: Seoul

Are you ready for a holiday? In our Testbirds Holiday Apps series, our employees from all over the world present the must-have mobile apps when travelling throughout their respective countries. This week we head east. With more than 10 million inhabitants in the city and another 13 million in the suburbs and surrounding rural areas, this metropolitan world is one of the biggest and most stunning places in Asia. Give it up for Josephine who was living and working in Seoul before joining our team in Munich.

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App in den Urlaub: Flug-Apps auf dem Security und Usability Prüfstand

Ob auf Geschäftsreise oder im Urlaub – Apps von Fluganbietern und Vergleichsportalen sollen helfen, sicher ans Ziel zu kommen. Damit der Ausflug nicht schon bei der Wahl des passenden Flugs oder Hotels zum Reinfall wird, sollte die genutzte App Benutzerfreundlichkeit, Funktionsumfang und Sicherheit bieten.
Gemeinsam mit unserem Partner, dem Sicherheitsprüfinstitut mediaTest digital, haben wir die bekanntesten Flug-Apps daher pünktlich für alle Frühbucher einmal genauer unter die Lupe genommen.

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