Google’s latest app will use your phone’s sensors to detect motor vehicle accidents and contact emergency services if you can’t.
Google’s Personal Safety App will now assist road accident victims get help when they’re unable to. The app is likely to debut when the Pixel 4 launches and could be a literal lifesaver in years to come.
Google has been responsible for some of the most important apps in modern history, but its next app could just be the most important one they’ve ever released.
While details about exactly how it will work and when it will be available are still speculative, we are very excited to see Google applying their mind to problems that will hopefully save lives.
A matter of life and death
The time directly after an accident is the most important and often, the difference between getting medical attention immediately or a few minutes later can be critical to a patient’s outcome.