Safeway

Project build as part of Hack The North 2019 at the University of Waterloo.

Use Cases

Safeway is an Android application aimed towards increasing safety for people while they are out and about. Leveraging the Toronto Police datesets on criminal reports over the past four years, we aim to provide the following features to users:

  1. Map out all the criminal data for users to easily understand and analyze
  2. Navigation from Point A to Point B by mapping out the safest route based on crime data
  3. Providing SOS functionality for altering authorities
  4. Location awareness notifications to warn users if they travel to areas with high crime rates

Future additions

  1. Crowd-sourced incident reporting

Technologies Used

Java, Python, Android Studio, Google Maps APIs, Firebase

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