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Organisation emergency telephone numbers EU wants iPhone location to send to emergency services

Organisation emergency telephone numbers EU wants iPhone location to send to emergency services

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The European Emergency Numbers Association (A) calls on Apple to create a special emergency to add it to iPhones.

That does the A in a open letter. The organization wants that iPhones get support for Advanced Mobile Location (AML). This sends a phone location when calling an emergency number such as 112.

Emergency services can now, sometimes the location of a caller to figure this out, but that system works according to the A slowly. Callers are therefore often requested to provide their location.

The A says for months trying to get Apple to reach. Techgigant Google added support for AML last year to its mobile operating system Android.

NU.nl Apple has a response requested, but not yet received.

No answer

It is unclear why Apple is still not on the requests of the organization has responded. The A says it is prepared to order with Apple to work together to address the system in the iPhone operating system to integrate.

The Dutch emergency number 112 at the moment, the use of AML. At the moment the feature is only in Australia, Estonia, Sweden and Belgium. The roll-out in Belgium, a special app for iPhones was made available, which is still the location can be sent.

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