4 year old boy saves mother’s life With Help Of Siri

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A 4-year-old boy saved his mother’s life after the young boy was able to call for help with the assistance ofApple’s Siri.

Roman was in their Croydon home along with his mother and two brothers when he discovered his mother lying on the floor unconscious. The boy then used his mother’s finger to unlock the iPhone through the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Roman then used Siri to call 999 for emergency services.

Roman first though that his mother was dead. The handler of the call asked him where his mother was and to go get her. Roman told the operator, “We can’t, she’s dead”. Roman also told the person at the other end of the line that his mother was “closing her eyes and she’s not breathing”.

Roman was not able to give the operator their complete address. He did mention “Road 22” before the handler figured out that the family was in Kenley. Emergency services was dispatched and reached the home in 13 minutes. According to Daily Mail, the responders revived the woman at the scene who was later taken to the hospital for further diagnosis.

Much of the credit goes to the quick-thinking young boy who was able to navigate the iPhone and find Siri. What transpired is a welcome development in the face of some of the negativity of artificial intelligence and digital assistants.  Police released the audio in the hope it would show parents the importance of teaching their children what to do in an emergency.

Chief Superintendent Ade Adelekan, from the Met’s Command and Control Unit, said:

‘Hearing this call brings home the importance of teaching your young child their home address and how to call police or emergency services in an emergency situation.

‘If you do nothing else today, then I’d implore any parents of young children to sit down with them and make sure they know what to do in this kind of situation and that they know how to contact police or other emergency services in an emergency.

‘As this case demonstrates so poignantly, it could really be the difference between life and death’

While some parents prefer their children not to use gadgets like computers and smartphones at an early age, it would be wise to at least teach them how to use them to contact authorities or seek medical help. It is important that they know what other things they need to do in various emergency scenarios.

 

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