Thursday, 10 March 2016

Android N can show emergency information on your lock screen

Android N is generating a lot of buzz with its split-screens and improved battery life, but there's also a potentially life-saving feature that comes with the newest Android makeover. A new Emergency Info screen will let you add details including name, address, date of birth, blood type, known allergies, medication and medical conditions, and more, Droid Life reports. You can also specify an emergency contact.
Now, as long as Android phone owners fill out these medical profiles beforehand, first responders can find information about them immediately. The emergency info will prove especially useful in cases where the patient is alone and unconscious or unable to speak for other reasons.
First responders will be able to see vital...
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