Apple Watch Series 4 Saves A 67-Year Old Man’s Life

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Apple Watch Series 4 Saves A 67-Year Old Man’s Life

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Apple Watch Series 4 was launched alongside the new iPhones in September last year. The watch brought along many significant changes in the device. One such feature was fall detection. And time and again, people have praised it for the accuracy of the feature. Now, the Apple Watch has been credited to save a Norwegian man’s life.

According to the Norwegian news site NRK, 67- year old Toralv Østvang was found “bloody and unconscious” on his bathroom floor by emergency crews. Toralv was wearing an Apple Watch Series 4 when it informed the emergency services. Toralv suffered three fractures due to the falls. His daughter believes that the damage would be higher if he hadn’t worn the watch at the time.

Apple Watch Series 4: Saving Lives Of People

Apple introduced a plethora of features with the Apple Watch Series 4. One of the features was Fall detection. The watch used its sensors like Accelerometer and Gyroscope and some custom algorithms to detect hard. falls as strong as 32 g-force. The watch detects the type of fall and requires the user to respond to its pop up. Also, If the user doesn’t respond to it in 60 seconds, the watch will inform the authorities.

The fall detection, is not the only feature saving lives of people. Since the debut of the ECG feature on the new Apple Watch models, several users have been alerted to previously undiscovered atrial fibrillation. And the Apple Watch’s SOS Emergency feature has also helped many users after some deadly car accidents.

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Apple Watch Series 4 has turned out to be a life saver for many people all around the world. This shows how much Apple takes its claims seriously about the health features. The Apple Watch Series 4 GPS price in India starts from at Rs. 40,900 for the 40mm variant, while its 44mm version will be priced at Rs. 43,900. The Apple Watch Series 4 Cellular edition 40mm variant with an aluminium case, is available with a price tag of Rs. 49,900. On the other hand, the Series 4 Cellular edition 44mm with aluminium case is priced at Rs. 52,900.


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