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splitsecnd is a gadget that increases safety while driving

Driving can be a dangerous task to take out but, with the help of technology, this danger can be mitigated. splitsecnd is such a tool, making roads safer.

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Despite being one of the most done activities every day in the entire world, driving is a really dangerous activity. Statistics do not lie: according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, 1.3 million people die in road crashes every year (around 3,287 per day), and 2016 was one of the deadliest years on American roads in the recent past.

Despite the increased security that car manufacturers keep adding with every new model, technology can give a helping hand. A good example of this is splitsecnd, a new device that is aimed at improving the safety of every driver, thanks to a smart device able to detect crashes, featuring GPS capabilities and also the possibility of two-way communication.

splitsecnd is really small and plugs directly into the 12V outlet (cigarette lighter), thus being compatible with most (if not all) models. With it, every driver can have connectivity and added security whilst driving, not only for them but also for their loved ones, as this device is useful too, for example, let others know once the driver reached its destination.

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This device can also be integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, allowing for family members and friends to get real-time information about the whereabouts of a driver, or if a given moment is good for them to call.

The advantages for drivers are obvious, as splitsecnd can be an invaluable help in case of an accident, with the automatic crash detection and two-way communication. Additionally, splitscnd can be used to find any parked car, and also to track routes and encourage better driving habits. It is important to notice that this is the only certified aftermarket eCall device.

splitscnd underwent a beta-testing period last Summer, in which the team behind it got important lessons by working together with emergency responders, medical professionals, and safety experts, as well as by performing crash tests – all information that was truly helpful for the development of the device.

In a time where road safety is still a pressing matter, everything that can be done to prevent major road accidents is a good thing. A device like splitscnd can prove to be essential, as it not only contributes to the safety of drivers, it makes cars smarter and provides family and friends an easy way to have peace of mind about the state of their loved ones.

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24 y/o, born and living in Portugal. Majored in Biology, but tech and computers were always a passion. Wrote for sites like Windows.Appstorm and MakeTechEasier.

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