The latest version of iOS,to be released later this year, will feature location sharing when a phone call to 9-1-1 is made. According to Apple, iPhone users calling for emergency help will be able to securely share their location, providing for faster response times in life-threatening situations.
President of the National Emergency Number Association, quoted by Apple, has called the new iOS update an official launch of “next generation 9-1-1 for everyone,” adding that Apple is “saving lives and protecting property.”
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