Keyfob senses car accidents and alerts emergency services

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If sensors can be placed onto motorcycle helmets to alert loved ones in the event of a crash, then it seems like the logical next step is to install such a device in cars. Enter splitsecnd, a GPS-enabled keyfob that instantly connects drivers to an emergency responder when an accident happens. The device, which is small enough to fit onto a keychain containing car keys, can be plugged into the vehicle's cigarette lighter socket. Once in place, the splitsecnd becomes active and can detect if there has been a serious impact or emergency stop. If so, the device automatically connects…

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