Woman creates cellphone case that sends emergency texts

04/30/2013 | Washington Post, The

Ellen Page of Washington, D.C., and her father developed a smartphone case that works as a panic button, allowing users to activate an alarm that's accompanied by an emergency text with location information sent to a special list of contacts. More 9-1-1 systems are upgrading to technology that can handle text messages, and major wireless carriers have pledged to make text-to-9-1-1 available next year.

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