Kazoo’s Product Demo, How Does it Work?

At Kazoo, we’re transforming how smartphones connect to 911, and turning them into personal safety lifelines!

America’s 911 infrastructure is broken, with more than ten million calls being sent to the wrong emergency call center each year, requiring transfers that wastes a victim’s valuable time.

With 240 million 911 calls being made from phones in the U.S annually80% coming from wireless devicesthis problem is only going to get worse.

The lack of an integrated solution has been a stumbling block for 911 centers for quite some time, and Kazoo is here to change that!

In today’s blog, we will be discussing our solution to this problem, and how our ground-breaking technology can work to potentially save the lives of millions.

Solution to the USA’s Broken 911 System

According to the FCC (Federal Communications Commission), over 10,000 lives could be saved annually by reducing 911 response times by only a minute.

Kazoo saves that minute by accurately connecting callers to 911 operators that are closest to their location.

We have developed the only application of its kind that automatically relays pinpoint accuracy of a caller’s exact location, enabling first responders to arrive at the scene quicker.

Related CBS News Video: “Why 911 Can’t Always Find You, But Kazoo Can.”

In any potentially life-threatening situation, Kazoo’s SOS capabilities provide peace of mind for its users and their families.

Kazoo’s Groundbreaking Technology

Our technology allows victims to start live-streaming to their emergency contacts, all at the touch-of-a-button.

Once they start streaming to their emergency contacts, everyone is able to see their exact location and contact the 911 call center if necessary. This can be done even if the contact is halfway across the world!

Once the dispatcher is contacted, they receive all of the victims vital information including:

  • First and Last Name
  • Latitude and Longitude Coordinates of Their Exact Location
  • Personal Phone Number

 

All of this information is transmitted in under 30 seconds, while the emergency contact describes exactly what’s going on at the scene.

All of this technology was made possible through our partnership with RapidSOS, a trusted data provider for public safety agencies worldwide.

Our partnership with RapidSOS allows us to link over 350 million devices with thousands of agencies across the world.

In addition, this allows for global expansion of Kazoo’s personal safety platform in the future.

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We hope this gives you the bigger picture of our strategy, technology, and the potential to make a groundbreaking impact on personal safety for users all around the world.

For more information, we encourage you to watch our video “Kazoo Overview and Live Demo”!

We are looking for like-minded individuals that are just as excited as we are about creating a safe future for themselves and their loved ones.

If this sounds like you, head over to our Netcapital raise page and join our community of early investors today!

We look forward to sharing many milestones with you and the rest of our backers in the near future.

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Laurie Johnston

Head of Finance

As Head of Finance for Kazoo, Laurie is an experienced financial executive with a focus on and expertise in fast-growth tech companies. She has helped secure millions in venture capital and private equity funding while also being a member of multiple management teams over her career. While working as VP of Finance at SOALogix, Laurie worked with the president to secure over $10M in equity financing and private investors, as well as leading the effort with senior management in the development and preparation of 12 to 60-month budgets and financial projections. Laurie has also developed sophisticated financial modeling and cash flow forecasting, including accrual-based financial projections for profit and loss, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.

Scott Woldin

Head of Marketing

Scott is responsible for all branding and design for both corporate and consumer marketing. Scott is highly trained and experienced in developing corporate identities and multi-layered advertising campaigns. He has led the creative efforts of agencies in large markets such as Chicago, Charlotte, Louisville, and Washington, D.C., with a client roster including Sprint PCS, Motorola, YUM! Brands, and the NFL Players Club, to name a few. Formerly serving as the Art Director of One Alliance Communications, an independent creative agency, Scott led the concept development and layout team in all areas of print, outdoor, broadcast, and interactive advertising and design, taking each project from initial meeting to end product.

Peter J. Goodman

CEO

Peter brings the Kazoo vision to life. A lifelong entrepreneur with a strong track record of building and launching rapid-growth SaaS companies in the healthcare, technology, and mobile app sectors, Peter oversees all of Kazoo’s day-to-day operations, including UI/UX design, product engineering and development, release schedules, product roadmaps, channel partnerships, and corporate messaging. Prior in his career, as founder and CEO of an international software development company, he turned a simple desktop application into an algorithmic and scalable enterprise staff scheduling technology platform; this platform is now used by more than 1,200 medical institutions worldwide, including Harvard University Health Services, The Johns Hopkins Health System, and Stanford Medical Center. Another success in Peter’s portfolio of entrepreneurial accomplishments is building an award-winning creative services and web and application development firm, which served both large corporations and nonprofit organizations across the technology, financial, legal and education sectors. His vast experience with website development, application development, advertising, branding, messaging, digital marketing, interfacing with clients, overseeing project management, and architecting and designing custom web-based applications fuels his drive for Kazoo to reach mass adoption on a global scale.