Survivor Watch partnership with MYRIVR mobile app


Survivor Watch partnership with MYRIVR mobile app

The Survivor Watch (Samsung Gear S3) connected version expands into the New Zealand territory.

Sydney, Australia – May, 2018

Survivor Watch the world’s first dedicated emergency smart watch today announced it would be expanding to New Zealand in the third quarter of this year. The company, which prides itself with cutting edge technology for smart watches for personal and community safety, will partner with the team at MYRIVR to expand the social services available to communities through their mobile app and provide members with an alternative solution to personal emergency.

“We are thrilled to partner with MYRIVR and provide their members with direct access to our Survivor Watch for personal safety”, says Co-Founder of MPERS International, Sy Lagaaia. “Their passion and dedication to making the MYRIVR app available to consumers for free is already well known. It’s an honour to be able to work alongside their team.”

MPERS International is a private company and was established to launch the Survivor Watch a Samsung Gear S3 with technology that allows the user to connect with a live monitoring service during an emergency.

"Survivor Watch is the world’s first smart watch dedicated to survivors of domestic violence, safety of the public and employees. As someone who has worked and led projects within this space across NZ and abroad, my decision to partner with the Survivor Watch was a no brainer", says Co-Founder of MYRIVR, Inu Akerei Maresala-Thomson.

To learn more about the partnership, expansion plans, or to book an interview, contact Larnie Wood at 1800 88 18 18 or email, , or visit the website at

About Survivor Watch

The Survivor Watch is a Samsung Gear S3 connected version that does not require any pairing with a mobile device. The watch uses discreet alerts to notify emergency services through a 24/7 Live monitoring center and GPS locators to pinpoint the user’s location. The Survivor Watch also has the option for self-monitoring through their Friends and Family mobile app.


MYRIVR mobile app has been developed with one aim to connect New Zealand communities in need to Social Services. The app combines 'in the field' Multi-Agency referral functions with cutting edge technology to make the referral tracking process between organisation easier and less time-consuming.

With real-time reporting, Service Providers are able to access information about the exact status of a referral and validate real-time outcomes.

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