For better or worse, people are drawn to the familiar. Sometimes this familiarity is welcome, like returning to a favourite book or movie. Other times, an overreliance on the familiar leads to rejecting change even when it’s beneficial. Somebody always has to be the last to change, and no one wants to be on the wrong side of a trend, whether it’s fashion or technology.
If you’re currently relying on a panic button for your personal safety, or if you’re thinking about investing in a panic button, you may want to think again. Is the reason you’re using a panic button because it’s the best way to keep safe, or is it because it’s what you’ve always used? In this article we’ll look at how safety is evolving, and why panic buttons are quickly becoming old news.