Mishaal Rahman at XDA-Developers writes »

Google says that your phone will automatically dial 911 if it detects you’re in a car crash, using your location and sensor readings from the accelerometer and microphone to detect when a car crash has occurred. When your phone thinks you’re in a car crash, it’ll vibrate and play a sound at maximum volume, asking you if you need help. If you don’t respond, Pixel will automatically dial 911 and provide your location. Here’s the demo provided in the app that shows you the steps involved to call 911 or report that you’re okay…

More » The Verge, Android Central,