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This panic button has become a necessity for 2021...

This panic button has become a necessity for 2021...

Welcome to 2021. As we all reflect on the events of 2020, we are faced with stricter rules and another change in living as has become the norm in the past year. This means that struggling individuals would most likely struggle more and turn to crime as a short-term solution for a long-term problem. It means that through all the restrictions imposed on our lives we also have to be more aware of our surroundings, more vigilant and prepared for unforeseen emergencies. The landscape of how things used to be done has changed completely, paving the way to uncertainty and doubt. As a company involved in safety and security it is important to know that even though most things in and around our daily lives have seen some form of change, our commitment to safety and security for all individuals and communities have not changed.

At MyLifeline we understand that during this time of uncertainty, what people want most is to feel safe, to have peace of mind in the event of an emergency. There are a number of things that each of us can do to help safeguard our health, and the health of those around us. We can all play our part in flattening the curb by adhering to the regulations created to protect us. Apart from that you can protect yourself and your loved ones living on their own with a panic button from MyLifeline. With our new reality in play a panic button is no longer a need, but a necessity. As struggling individuals turn to crime in order to provide for their own families, it is important to have a device with you that can offer help in a time of need, and can alert your closest contacts to the emergency with an approximate location via SMS.

The MyLifeline panic pendant:

  • A matchbox size device capable of two-way voice with own SIM card and number.
  • A 3-second press is all it takes to send a panic signal and SMS to five emergency contacts as nominated by you.
  • Access to free software for monitoring purposes.
  • GPS enabled device with approximate location functionality.
  • Three-day battery life under good network conditions.
  • Waterproof device.
  • Choice of preferred service provider.
  • 24/7 monitoring, 365 days a year.
  • No need for a cellular phone or mobile application as device functions independently.
  • Storage of all Health-related information to be made available on request in an emergency including allergies, blood type, chronic conditions etc.
  • Low monthly subscription fees and can be paid in advance.
  • ICASA approved.

All our devices are sold separately with an upfront cost for the unit, and the additional monthly subscription of R99.00 unless purchased with a subscription paid in advance, either 12 or 24 months. MyLifeline also has opportunities available for new business partners involved in security that wishes to stock and resell our panic pendant. MyLifeline currently has business partners in seven countries – and makes sense why we are the number one choice when it comes to safety and security. All our products were created and tested from a SAIDSA approved control room meaning we understand the industry we are operating in, and not just a device supplier.

To find out more about our panic pendant or business partner opportunities please send us an email at sales@mylifeline.io or visit our website at www.mylifeline.io


Looking back while looking forward - MyLifeline

Looking back while looking forward - MyLifeline

In 2018 a dream came true for MyLifeline when they won the 2018 Sanlam safety Ideas competition, walking away with the title and R200 000 in seed funding. The wearable Panic Device created by Anton Swanevelder and Herman Bester was created with one mindset and purpose in mind; to make communities feel safer. Now in 2020, looking back, MyLifeline has successfully done what they set out to do, and the company keeps growing. With business partners in seven countries, MyLifeline continues to expand above and beyond what was originally thought possible. The creation of this award-winning panic device was a journey of learning and discovery, and they are not done yet.

MyLifeline is constantly innovating and testing the market it seeks to operate in. With a strong focus on B2B marketing, the ultimate goal is to find business partners in and around South Africa, to carry forward their dream of improving community safety and assisting companies big and small in achieving their safety goals.

With the latest crime statistics released, it makes sense why MyLifeline has a very unique place in the market and why there is a definite need for a panic button like this. The stand out differentiator between MyLifeline and others lies deeply rooted in their values of integrity, reliability, and efficiency. What sets this product apart from others is that it does not require a cell phone to operate, the device has its own SIM Card and is capable of two-way voice. It is also ICASA approved and waterproof. The device is capable of functioning anywhere a mobile signal is available, making it the perfect companion on any journey.

The dream of what MyLifeline, and what it could be, is not yet complete. The benefit of this Panic device in industries such as trucking and transport, delivery services, security services, real estate, and elderly care is at this point in time a resource that is very much untapped. This is also where MyLifeline feels it can make the most impact, with affordable and cost-effective security solutions.

Many organizations, companies, and community safety groups, and even people are often hesitant when they have already invested in one solution. The thing is many don’t want to acknowledge the benefit of a device, that when thought about in detail, makes perfect sense in every way. We are so reliant on mobile technology and applications that we can’t imagine using a device that does not need all the fancy stuff. It is there in an emergency, either around your neck, or on your keys, and only takes a 3-second press to emit a panic signal.

If you have a need for the MyLifeline Panic button in your business or in your community get in contact, and let’s have a conversation. There are no upfront costs and no capital outlay to implement. Costs are currently made up of:

1)The device at R999.00 excluding VAT *

2) Monthly management fee starting from as low as R39.00 pm per device *

3) Cost for the magnetic charger and line yard. **

4) Courier fees where applicable


* Actual cost may differ based on individual circumstances. Costs valid at the date of publication.

** Actual costs may differ based on individual circumstances.

In the words of our Co-Founder, Herman Bester, “My advice is to never give up. If you have a big idea, keep pushing and build connections with the big companies who can help you through the tough times,”

Now, more than ever, we need each other.