HALOS: The Phone App That Let’s You See Other People Carrying Around You
In a world of everything on-demand and smartphones galore, it’s no surprise that I’m showing you the following app that’s just been launched in the concealed carry world. Before you pass any judgement, let’s really dig into what we have here…
HALOS is an app that allows you to show your general location to other users of the app, and the point is to see others near you who are carrying a firearm. Sound creepy and unnecessary? That’s what I thought at first.
Then, I interviewed the creator, and got his side of the story. At face value, many people could be turned off to the idea of broadcasting their location while carrying, but it’s not really the case.
Let’s take a look.
First and foremost, only folks with valid concealed carry permits are able to register. This information is asked for during registration and according to the developer, is removed from their servers shortly after. It’s the only way they can verify that a user is actually a permit holder, so that the app isn’t abused by anyone looking to abuse it.
There it is, top left. I’m an early adopter and my username is NY-1. That means I’m the …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation