Two hikers save their lives thanks to Apple Watch

Fall detection Apple Watch Series 4

We continue with the news directly related to the functions of the Apple Watch and specifically those related to the detection of falls. In this case the fall was really important and we are talking about an accident in the mountains while two men from New Jersey were hiking and fell off a cliff.

One of them broke his back and the other fell into the river. Actually this type of news is what makes us see the value of having an Apple Watch in emergency situations and those that really make us bigger since finally and despite the seriousness, everything ended well for the protagonists thanks in large part to the Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Series 4
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We already saw in the last Apple keynote several experiences in which users were literally helped by their Apple Watch and in this case Business Insider explains a new news about how interesting it is to wear an Apple Watch on your wrist. In this case a Series 4 model that made an emergency call to 911 revealing the position of the injured and getting rescue teams to arrive on time.

To summarize a bit what happened in this case, we will tell you that the hikers James Prudenciano and Paige Paruso, made an excursion near the Navesink River and finally fell into it when night fell. The worst stopped was Prudenciano, since he fractured his back and Paruso suffered minor injuries after falling. In any case, the important thing is that the watch itself detected the fall and went through the process of calling emergency services to help find them. The experience was horrible as James himself argues, but eventually both were rescued after the accident and are recovering favorably from their injuries.


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