Siza is a Zulu word, which translate to help those in need. Siza app is a community safety
application that enables users to report incidents, when in distress and get help from the nearby people.
When a user sends an alert, they select their incident to report from a pre-defined incident type, and just by a click of a button, their location is turned on and message is sent, reported incident and reporter's location is received by users. Through GPS technology, Members of the community watch forum and other general community member use the App, to navigate to the reporter's location and offer help.
The following, are some of incident icons, which are offered by our system
Mobile app is easy to navigate, users will be able to report incidents without any hassles,sers to see current reported incidents
the aim of the mobile app is to reduce the response time to reported incident by allowing the community to receive emergency alerts and have individuals in the community response to the emergency.
Type of platforms/Technologies we used in building the Siza Application.
Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Android application development. It is based on the IntelliJ IDEA, a Java integrated development environment for software, and incorporates its code editing and developer tools.
C# (pronounced "C-sharp") is an object-oriented programming language
from Microsoft that aims to combine the computing power of C++ with the
programming ease of Visual Basic. C# is based on C++ and contains features
similar to those of Java.
Java is a programming language expressly designed for use in the distributed environment of the internet. It is the most popular programming language for Android smartphone applications and is favored for the development of edge devices and the internet of things.
Extensible Markup Language (XML) is used to describe data. The XML standard is a flexible way to create information formats and electronically share structured data via the public Internet, as well as via corporate networks
Mapbox is a platform used to create custom applications that solve problems with maps, data, and spatial analysis.
It's a tools of building blocks that support every part of the web and mobile map-making process.
Beams is a hosted push notifications API designed for developers who need critical transactional information delivered every time. Beams provides realtime delivery and transparency for your iOS and Android apps
Here Map is a Tracking system that offers precise, end-to-end tracking and accurate, real-time, and historical locations for devices, people, and things. Power-efficient, reliable positioning enables tracking on a truly global scale.