Mobile monitoring apps have gone worldwide due to their user-friendly usage and countless benefits. In this article we will go through the most popular monitoring apps that are now dominating in the world market. If you want to avoid being tracked, keep in mind how people may try to spy on you. You can also look into various encryption solutions, to encrypt your interaction between anyone you may contact.
Cell phone Monitoring
Cell phone monitoring and tracking apps are aimed to be used in three cases: parental control, employee tracking and senior tracking. The leading companies in this area are mspy, pumpic and labtech. Easy to install, it gives an access to text messages, internet pages, GPS location and recordings of surrounding noises. One can monitor the phone through the PC or personal cell phone (android and iPhone). The recent changes in law require informing the person one wants to track as in the case with employees, senior people and even children.
Applications that help monitor your home are available on iPhone and Android. It allows the monitoring of your home, office or any other kind of building while the owner is away. Installation requires usage of three or more digital cameras that are installed around the desired area. Leading companies in this field are biisafe and mydlink. The app can be installed on any kind of smartphone, allowing monitoring the building and surrounding noises. It is used to track children under 14 years of age without a babysitter, as well as seniors, sick people and employees. This app is very popular among travelers as they can keep an eye on their house if there is any water leak, fire or robbery. If desired, one can install immediate alarm system that will notify 911 of any kind of emergency.
Health apps have also gone mobile. The apps and devices are installed on smartphones, allowing monitoring blood pressure and glucose level. The systolic pulse is being sent on the mobile with the help of Bluetooth. This way, one is able to check blood pressure anytime and anywhere, no internet connection needed. The app automatically saves a history of your recording, which one can further show at the doctor’s appointment. Glucometers as well as blood pressure meters are checked with a help of special wireless devices that get the reading in 3-5 seconds. The size of these devices does not exceed 140 mm, making it easy to carry in a purse or a pocket. Although, these apps are gaining its popularity they haven’t yet get doctors evaluation worldwide. Nevertheless, it is FDA approved in USA, CE in European counties, Canada and approved TGA in Australia. The leading company in this area is iHealth that is highly supported by Apple and is available on ITunes. There are also eye monitoring devices and ear monitoring devices that mostly used in the third world countries due to the extreme lack of medical equipment. These monitoring devices provide a cheap alternative to looking for a private doctor.
Paula G. is the author of “Mobile monitoring applications”. She has recently graduated from NYU computer science department and is now trying her hand at mobile monitoring development.
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