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Qualcomm makes panic button mobile

Qualcomm has upgraded the panic button on its OmniTRACS wireless communications system, which shipping companies and warehouses use to keep track of their goods. The "button" has become mobile, so a driver leaving a truck laden with goods, for example, can use it while outside the vehicle, according to Qualcomm. In older generations, the button was fixed onto a dashboard. Truck drivers use the button to alert their dispatchers that they are being robbed or attacked.

Qualcomm has upgraded the panic button on its OmniTRACS wireless communications system, which shipping companies and warehouses use to keep track of their goods. The "button" has become mobile, so a driver leaving a truck laden with goods, for example, can use it while outside the vehicle, according to Qualcomm. In older generations, the button was fixed onto a dashboard. Truck drivers use the button to alert their dispatchers that they are being robbed or attacked.