A 67-Year-Old Man Faints In Bathroom; Apple Watch Alerts Emergency Services
Several cases have come forward when the Apple watch has saved the lives of a lot of individuals. Another life-saving case has been registered recently. A man named Toralv Østvang, who is a 67-year-old Norwegian man went to use the bathroom in the middle of the night and fainted. The Apple Watch immediately detected his fall and alerted the emergency services.
The Apple model has different amazing features like heart rate monitoring, the new ECG app that can detect heart diseases and the fall detect feature too. The fall detecting feature works when a user falls and is not responding on a stretch of 1 minute.
The smartwatch then automatically alerts the emergency services so that the user can be saved from whatever danger he/she is in. The police found Toralv bleeding on the bathroom floor with three fractures to his face.
His daughter thanks to the Apple Watch for saving his life. She said, “It could have gone so much worse. All morning we asked ‘What had happened if he hadn’t worn a smartwatch?’ He didn’t bring his mobile phone in the bathroom. It’s amazing that he got so quick to help from the alarm until the police found him. It was a serious fall…”