The Single European emergency Number 112 (one-one-two) is available in those regions where the Centrali Uniche di Risposta (CUR – Public Safety Answer Points) were set up, also through the AppWhere ARE U for smartphones.
Through the App, it is possible to make an emergency call by automatically forwarding to the Centrali Uniche di Risposta (CUR – Public Safety Answer Points) operator, data on the localization of the person forwarding the call, by means of the telephone GPS positioning.
The App can be used even if a person is not able to speak, by simply selecting the kind of help needed: the operator will receive the call with the indications on the requested rescue.
If you are in an area that isn’t covered by a data network, your position will be forwarded to the Centrali Uniche di Risposta (CUR – Public Safety Answer Points) involved through SMS (Short Message Service).
Positioning data are processed only to manage emergency calls.
The App service can also be delivered to deaf and dumb people.
Where ARE U is available for the mobile operating systems iOS, Android and Windows.