Twitter Facebook Vimeo

Siri recorder to help abuse victims

34 sec read
11:15 AM | 12 May 2017
by Hollie Wong
   •       •    Watch later
Become an FR Writer

The main issue that stops gender violence from reporting is fear. The fear of not being believed, the fear of having to share their story, and the fear of shame.

Stop-It, by Miami Ad students Rodrigo Dominguez and Elena Hernandez, aims to help domestic abuse victims with these fears.

Using iOS 9's "Hey Siri" hands-free functionality, victims are able to set "Stop it + [Name of abuser] as a command that automatically starts an audio recording.

This audio recording can act as corroborating evidence so that victims can convict their abusers and stop the cycle of violence

The project was the first student entry to ever be awarded within the ANDY professional category of RESET.

Please log in or sign up before participating in the conversation.

More stories

  1. Artist Anna Lomax combines the bold and the beautiful

    Anna Lomax, artist and designer combines weird and wonderful objects to complete her vision.

  2. I am not a robot

    The best way to prove you are 'Not a Robot' is to prove you are 'a Human' - that's the message these students want to send.

  3. What makes a great cover letter?

    Cover letters are vital in applications. It’s one of the first things employers see, so you must make yourself stand out. How can you do that?

  4. How to stand out at your internship

    You have finally been accepted for your dream internship, but how do you stand out from the crowd?

  5. How can I put my CV onto one page?

    Employers look for one page CVs so we have compiled top tips to help you easily shorten your CV.

  6. FutureRising's Playlist: Friday Office Feeling

    For this week's playlist in our Spotify series, we're the soundtrack to your office fun with the 'Friday Office Feeling' playlist.

×