Security threat has been a global situation and Singapore is not immune from it. There is a need to build preparedness and resilience amongst the local community which has been desensitized by such issues. To establish social preparedness, bridging the gap within the living communities should be considered as a starting point and be cultivated systematically.
Thus, HelpOut aims to accustom the neighbourhood community into helping each other despite their unfamiliarity. HelpOut is a visual notification system that subtly notifies and directs help to neighbours based on the respective individual’s capability. HelpOut also centralizes information for residents as it pulls data from existing mobile apps to provide updates on situations happening in affected neighbourhoods.