Philippines earthquake, Android smartphones alert their users before disaster strikes

Philippines earthquake, Android smartphones alert their users before disaster strikes

about a year ago Google implemented a system of earthquake alarm Called Android Earthquake Alerts. This feature was particularly useful on Saturday mornings, where at the crack of dawn a strong earthquake From magnitude 6.7 hit Manilia, the capital of Philippines. Moments before the shock, owners of Android devices were warned a notification With great success from your smartphone.

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As well as Twitter The real ‘thread’ about what happened. Google has built in with its own system A massive earthquake detection network Almost all over the world. In detail Android Earthquake Alerts System Uses up accelerometry Smartphones that detect and send a report to the Google Reference Server in case of a potential shock.

it’s about initial waves (primary waves) and potentially no more destructive (secondary waves), although the user will be alerted in time to be safe. The information, including the location of the report, will be linked with other phones to verify whether an earthquake is ongoing. clearly always said no That the system works perfectly and the notification comes before a potentially dangerous seismic wave, although Google is working on it Make the ceremony as effective as possible.

Currently Available Functions Implemented by the Mountain View Giant Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Philippines, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Greece I New Zealand. Earthquake Alert Android system will be launched globally next year. The system activates automatically but users are free to deactivate it through the device settings.

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Seth is an all-around geek who loves learning new stuff every day. With a background in Journalism and a passion for web-based technologies and Gadgets, she focuses on writing about on Hot Topics, Web Trends, Smartphones, and Tablets.

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