ATHENS, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A new application for your smart phone could help you out if you’re unprepared in an intimate situation by delivering condoms to your door.
“It will save your date,” the website for the app brags. “Get condoms when you need them. We deliver wherever in Dubai.”
Users simply need to log in, and technology will take care of the rest, using the phone’s GPS coordinates to bring a supply of one dozen condoms to your given location, brought to you by “a discreet and professional delivery team.”
The service is reportedly only available between 4 p.m. and 4 a.m. local time, and each dozen costs $15. Interested parties can get the app through the iTunes App Store.
Unique programs designed to promote condom use have also made their way to the United States. One example is Project Condom, an awareness campaign at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. in which competitors try to design the best clothing garment made out of condoms.
“Project Condom seeks to promote safe and healthy sexual decisions by reducing social stigma surrounding condom usage and celebrating the protection and respect for yourself and others when ready to consent to a sexual act,” the website for Project Condom states.
Students at The College of New Jersey can also sign up for a condom delivery program not unlike SOS Condom, CBS News learned. On the Ewing Township, N.J. campus, the program is referred to as CondAM, or Condom Ambulance, and reportedly allows customers to get condoms whenever needed, no matter what time of day it may be.
Now, SOS Condom is bringing the concept to Dubai, an area where attitudes toward sex are considerably more conservative than in the United States.
“If you thought buying condoms at a supermarket was a bit embarrassing … try doing it in the conservative Middle East,” Thomas Granger, general manager of Buzzman, was quoted as saying to ABC News.