Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282545/apple-ios/apple-s-ios-12-will-save-thousands-of-american-lives.html#tk.rss_all
Apple will introduce support for a new iPhone technology that will help save thousands of U.S. lives when it ships iOS 12, it has announced.
Help me, I’m here
The first 911 call was made on February 16, 1968.
Since then, usage has grown exponentially.
Today over 650,000 calls are made in the U.S. each day, and over 200 million emergency calls are made there each year. Over 80 percent of these calls (handled by around 6,300 U.S. 911 call centers) come from mobile devices.