BuddyGuard Pro from Terra Mobility is a popular personal security app for BlackBerry. They just added a new feature in their latest version 1.5 called Panic Alert. It allows you to send an SMS or email during an emergency situation which includes your location and fire off a phone call at the same time. The phone call is usually set to 911 but you can set it to whomever you want and you can have multiple SMS or email contacts with your own set message.
Version 1.5 change log:
- Added Panic Alert feature, which sends emergency messages with location information to multiple contacts and initiates a phone call.
- Improved the reliability of Locate command.
- Integrated with the Contacts application for easier email and phone number lookup.
- Larger and easier to select toggle switches in the Options screens.
- Streamlined Welcome screens and added access for setting up optional features.
- Miscellaneous bug fixes.
BuddyGuard Pro is available now in the store for $3.99 with a 3 day trial. It is a great solution to tide you over until RIM finally releases BlackBerry Protect.