A pepper spray will make your assailant flee the scene but that doesn’t mean he won’t attack another person again. A smart pepper spray with embedded camera and GPS could change things though. Defender 24/7 is now available for pre-order #securemagic
Defender 24/7, a smart pepper spray that was crowd-funding two years ago, is finally taking pre-orders. If you haven’t heard about it, the concept behind it is pretty simple and very effective (at least in theory). The device has the highest concentration of pepper possible that gets released when pressing a red button. In the same time, that button triggers a camera with flash that takes a picture of your attacker and activates a sound alarm. People nearby will be able to help in this way. If you’re in an isolated location, at least your whereabouts and picture will be sent to authorities.
See, the moment that photo is taken and the alarm kicks in, your device will send all the data collected to your smartphone and from there to a Defender™ 24/7 Monitoring Service. They will send GPS and camera information to local authorities who will be able to come to the rescue. If you manage to escape before they get to the scene, at least they can use the picture to capture the attacker.
To get the device, you have to place a $25 deposit and pay the $179 difference at arrival for one-year monitoring services.