Mobile Based Approach for Accident Reporting

  • Luis WanumenEmail author
  • Judy MorenoEmail author
  • Hector FlorezEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 895)


When facing car accidents a lot of people are not prepared to respond or provide first aids to injured passengers. This paper presents the architecture and operation of a mobile tool equipped with a panic button to notify the situation to relatives of injured people in traffic accidents. The application has the necessary information to allow any passerby to be the first person to assist in this situation. The application provides critical information to enable a passerby to display relevant patient clinical information such as blood type, allergies, etc. With the panic button, a passerby can know victim information such as allergic reactions. The construction of the application follows the guidelines of the design science methodology, which consists in considering the research as base for creating the final product. In addition, the results of acceptance technology were measured with the Technology Acceptance Model that allows evaluating the perceived usefulness and ease of use. Finally, possible improvements for the mobile application are presented.


Mobile assistant Mobile panic application Mobile reporting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de CaldasBogotáColombia
  2. 2.Compensar Unipanamericana – Fundación UniversitariaBogotáColombia

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