This location tracking tech could save your life across the EU in 2020


Advanced Mobile Location (AML) has been one of the biggest technological developments for emergency services around the globe. Once enabled, AML automatically activates the geo-locating capabilities of smartphones all over the world during emergency calls — sending locations to dispatchers that are 4,000 times more accurate than was previously possible. There’s just one problem, only 12 European countries and three others use it — but that’s set to change. The new European Electronics Communication Code will make it mandatory for all EU member states to use handset-derived location in addition to network-based information by December 2020 — ensuring AML deployment…

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