Apple Watch fall detection sends a message and helps a woman in an accident

Fall detection

These days we are seeing several news related to the Apple Watch and its functions to help in the event of an accident or detection of heart problems, but this is not something that is now and we will stop having similar news for a while, and it is that the Life-saving features of Apple Watch It will give us more similar news on a regular basis.

On this occasion, an 87-year-old woman wearing the Apple Watch suffered a car accident in the city of Kennebunk, Maine and the watch captured the force of the impact as if it were a fall, which helped the accident victim with a call to their relatives and later to the emergency services.

Apple Watch Series 4
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The woman explains that the watch saved her life since at that time of the accident she could not reach her iPhone to make the call and the watch sent a message to her children at that time, which led to the alert voice and what act followed by the corresponding calls to get to the scene of the accident. This is the story told by its own protagonist on the Maine news channel:

Dotty White, the protagonist of this new event in which we can say that the Apple Watch saved her life, is happy to have this smartwatch and undoubtedly appreciates the fall detection function since without actually being a fall, The watch felt the impact as if it were a fall and sent the message to his family members who immediately gave him their help together with the emergency services. The feature that is available on the new Apple Watch Series 4 is something very interesting for older people since it allows you to send a help message in the event of a fall, although in this case it was activated by the strong blow of your car.

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