French student of Dominican parent help develop anti-burglary app

Elie Poussou shows off the app while a law enforcement officer looks on
Elie Poussou shows off the app while a law enforcement officer looks on. Photo: La Republic

A student of the L’Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de L’information (EISTI) in France has helped develop an anti-burglary app which is being highly praised by the French police.

The app, developed by Elie Poussou, whose mother is from Fond St. Jean, and fellow student, Antoine Pupin, has won a competion organized by the police.

The app, VigiCambri64, will be available for free for both Android and Iphone devices on June 12.

It allows individuals to report suspicious activities by instantly sending photos to the police. It also allows people to list their valuables to facilitate declarations in case of theft and to benefit from a news feed and advice supplied by the police.

The app was presented last week and was welcomed by crime fighters.

“It took a lot of work (6 months) and time but in the end, we’re proud of what we have done. It is an application that can serve everyone,” Poussou said.

Poussou’s mother is Connie Poussou nee Fontaine from Fond St Jean.

Connie’s parents are Olga and Savior Fontaine, who are both deceased.

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12 Comments

  1. s.e
    June 9, 2015

    Congratulations to the young man.

  2. Dominic
    June 8, 2015

    nice young man u do well

  3. The Real Facts
    June 8, 2015

    Congratulations. You certainly are highly intelligent to devise and develop this anti burglary app. Hope others worldwide as in Dominica will utilize it. It will be faster than a telephone call. Good luck in your future endeavors.

  4. jodi
    June 8, 2015

    Congratulations to all concerned !!

  5. well , well
    June 8, 2015

    congrats to you .

  6. From Fond St Jean
    June 8, 2015

    Wow so proud of him,, connie i know you are a very proud mum congrats

    • Me too!
      June 9, 2015

      My roots are from Fond St. Jean as well. South East beauty, brains and ambition!

  7. The Hand
    June 8, 2015

    Think we need a state of the app to come from Dominica as well.

  8. positive
    June 8, 2015

    Nobody like good news …it seems nowadays…..that great my friend..keep it up

  9. original mahaut man
    June 8, 2015

    Well done young man.

  10. appeal court-student
    June 8, 2015

    as a trained police officer and a Dominican i am proud of this man.

  11. June 8, 2015

    Interesting! Impressed and Thanks For The Valuable Information,that is, of foundation. Congratulations.

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