Emergency services call for better cooperation with tech companies on their ‘safety features’

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Tech companies have taken great steps in recent years to add emergency features to their products to save people’s lives. Apple and Samsung have introduced features like SOS signaling and fall detection to their wearables, along with a host of other tech companies working on various sensor-based automatic dialing to emergency services and sharing vital information. This trend is bringing out the best in technology to not just improve our lives, but to actually save them. However, there’s one issue these life-saving features are facing: emergency services might not be aware of them or equipped to use them. “New emergency…

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Video: Seoul is spearheading the 5G revolution

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One of the hottest new topics in tech is 5G, the next generation of cellular network technology. When 4G came along, it was a massive breakthrough and gave birth to services like Instagram and Snapchat, which had been completely unthinkable only a couple of years earlier. Now it’s time for the next generation of innovations.  5G is much faster, more responsive, and more customizable than 4G and is expected to be fundamental to the advancement of new technologies such as IoT, AI, VR, and self-driving cars. To match human-like reflexes, autonomous vehicles need to be able to read their environment…

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