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Apple enables Life-saving Emergency Settings in the Upcoming iOS 11.3

Apple enables Life-saving Emergency Settings in the Upcoming iOS 11.3

Apple announced that the version of , 11.3, will enable Advanced Mobile Location (AML), which automatically sends your location to emergency services in countries that support the solution.

The company had ignore users’ requests to enable AML previously; while Google enabled it for  way back in July .

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) — an organization working on getting companies and governments to implement AML — didn’t know about Apple’s plans beforehand but its executive director, Gary Machado:

“This is huge news for people’s safety. It literally means saving more lives. From spring onwards, both Android and iOS devices will be able to provide accurate location to rescuers. It is now up to the countries to deploy AML everywhere in the world.”

Machado is right to be optimistic as a study showed that if AML would deployed everywhere in the EU for all devices, it could save over 7,500 lives and 95 billion EURover 10 years. AML’s greatest strength is that it doesn’t require any effort on behalf of the user — no downloads and no forethought — it just automatically activates when you make an emergency call.

Credits: https://thenextweb.com/apple/2018/01/25/apple-finally-enables-iphone-emergency-settings-that-can-save-lives/

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Apple announced that the next version of iOS, 11.3, will enable Advanced Mobile Location (AML), which automatically sends your location to emergency services in countries that support the solution.
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