What is Salus?
Salus is a mobile app that will support you in increasing your safety and resolving community issues through collaboration with your neighbors. With Salus you can:
Gain insights into the official crime levels and crowdsourced incidents.
Pin-point your issue on the map (e.g. pickpocketing or loosing your key) and share it with your neighbors.
Learn in real time when something happens in your area.
Get prevention tips
Understand how you can protect yourself, targeted to your needs.
How does it work?
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
You need to live in Zurich or Uster, and own an Android smartphone.
HOW IS THE STUDY ORGANIZED?
If you wish to help us out , please click on one of the “PARTICIPATE NOW” buttons. You will be asked to fill out a short survey. Upon its completion, you will be able to download the application.
After using SALUS for 10 weeks, you will be contacted via email to complete a second survey.
Once you have filled in both surveys, you will be able to win a Microsoft Surface 3 or iPad Air 2 and continue using SALUS for free.
All information collected in this study will be evaluated anonymously and used only for research purposes.
Your bike just got stolen?
Share its picture with your neighbors, and let them help you find it!
Tired of the graffiti under the bridge?
Share it with your neighbors, and find a way to combat it!
They've broken into your cellar again?
Share it with your neighbors, and help them prevent it from happening to them as well!
Who we are
Salus has been developed at ETH Zurich, by the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics in the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics. Our team consists of:
Dr. Irena Pletikosa Cvijikj
Raquel Rosés Brüngger
Dr. Gundula Heinatz Bürki
Prof. Dr. Joël Wagner
University of Lausanne
Prof. Dr. Elgar Fleisch
ETH Zurich and HSG