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On April 9th of last year Ellen Kirk from San Jose California had a tragic car accident slamming her into tree Bleeding profusely she reached into here purse grabbed her cell phone and called 911 and tried to give her location as best as possible She waited and waited and waited And when the ambulances arrived a full hour has passed When the EMTs found her she was already dead The example I just gave is not an isolated incident there are countless more such as Terry Pedigo in Houston Texas who had a heart attack at a local park And in all of these cases emergency services were not able to trace the location of the cell phone and get to the victim in time In the United States according to the Federal Communications Commission or FCC there are over 66 million cellular phone users And we are aware of the benefits of cellular phones especially in accidents to contact emergency services such as 911 And these wireless phone calls make up over 40 of total calls placed to 911 emergency centers a total of over 98000 per day In most circumstances they are able to locate the victim However in all too many situations the emergency crew spends valuable time searching for their caller in distress -- which can lead to more serious injury or even death Currently in the United States there are no laws which require cellular phone companies to implement this already existing technology into their services In Houston Texas the technology to determine the position of a phone call placed from a Cellular phone is already in place on the phone towers however none of the wireless telephone providers are actually maintaining and operating it And Motorola is the first to actually announce that they will equip their phones with technology to be able to do this And the
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