Apple Watch Helped Save Lives of Two Individuals With Fall Detection Feature
Apple is consistently working on the Apple Watch's health features and the wearable has come a long way. The device is years ahead of the competition as far as the technology is concerned and how users deem it a reliable tool to track their health. The Apple Watch has helped save the lives of many users. According to the latest, the Apple Watch helped save two lives all thanks to the Fall Detection feature. Scroll down to read more details on the matter.
Apple Watch is credited with saving the lives of two individuals on separate occasions with the Fall Detection Feature
The Apple Watch is a very capable device and the company is only making it better every year. This year, we are expecting the wearable to gain a significant performance bump with a new S9 chip based on Apple's A15 Bionic chip. If the rumors are true, we might see a 5nm chip inside the wearable which will not only enhance performance but boost battery life as well. It is now being reported that the Apple Watch saved the lives of two individuals on different occasions with Apple's Fall Detection feature.
An Apple Watch user by the name of Michael Brodkorb was hit by a vehicle in Minnesota . The Apple Watch detected the sheer impact through the Fall Detection feature and called 911. The user was not able to respond after the impact as he later quoted that he was in shock by the hard impact. The vehicle that fled was driven by a 17-year-old boy. The police stated that it is now clear if he would be charged. The user gave his feedback to Apple CEO Tim Cook who wished him a fast recovery.
On a separate occasion in Cincinnati , William Fryer who is 83-year-old fell when his knees gave in. He was walking on the Ohio River Trail when he fell and did not respond, The Apple Watch's Fall Detection took note of the situation and called emergency services. Additionally, the wearable also unified his family. The police located him and sent him to the hospital. It was later revealed that Fryer fell due to a blood clot. The clot was removed and the user was glad that the Apple Watch helped save his life.
You can enable the Fall Detection feature on your iPhone if you have not already. It will offer the required help when needed. This is all there is to it, folks. We will share more details on the subject as soon as further details are available. Let us know your experience in the comments below.
Written by Ali Salman