Upcoming iOS 12 Will Share Emergency Location With 911 Services

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Apple announced today that the next version of the iOS operating system —iOS 12— would automatically and securely share a caller’s geo-location with 911 emergency services across the US.

The goal is to give 911 call centers quick access to location data in extreme cases where the caller cannot relay this information on his own.

Apple will broadly deploy a mix between HELO and RapidSOS

To do this, Apple says iOS 12 will use two technologies. The first is

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