February 22, 2013 | by

9 Stories How Software Developers Save Lives

PulsePoint Volunteers at WorkdayHave you ever thought that software developer can save your life? The truth is that software developers save thousands of people’s lives today developing software and applications that not only simplify the work of doctors, police, firefighters, but even defend human lives. In this article we gathered only some examples of this.

#1 Pulsepoint App Helps People Suffering from Cardiac-Arrest

The idea of Pulsepoint is to notify people who are trained in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. This application enables members of the public to provide life-saving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest, which causes nearly 1,000 deaths a day in the United States. The application also directs citizen rescuers to the exact location of the closest public access Automated External Defibrillator.

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