ICE – In Case of Emergency

Short for In Case of Emergency, in mobile phone terminology ICE refers to a concept conceived by Cambridge paramedic Bob Brotchie, and it refers to using the acronym ICE in front of your designated emergency contact in your cell phone address book. It is also recommended that if your ICE contact is deaf, the acronym ICETEXT should be used to identify your ICE contact in your cellphone contact list.

Other Uses

(1) Short for Information and Content Exchange.
(2) Short for in-circuit emulator.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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