President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 582—legislation better known as Kari’s Law—requiring that emergency callers can dial 911 directly from phones associated with multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) that are commonplace in hotels, offices and other enterprises.
Apple Valley Watch, a public safety app that allows users to “Report a Problem” from their smartphones, was soft launched by the town. Available for download on iPhone and Android mobile devices, Apple Valley Watch’s main feature allows users the option to photograph or video an incident, provide report details and select the report type from a 14-option list that includes suspicious activity and vandalism.
Apple announced that its new operating system, scheduled to be released in the second quarter, will offer support for advanced mobile location. The technology will automatically send a user’s current location when making a call to emergency services in countries where AML is supported.