When the Apple Watch Series 4 was announced, one feature that didn’t get as much press was how it played a huge part in helping an elderly woman who had accidentally fallen. A police officer had responded to the emergency call from her home and found her in her kitchen. She had dislocated her shoulder and hit her head pretty hard. The officer said that when he went to help put the woman back on a chair, she came off balance and fell. This is where the watch helped the most. It detected the fall immediately, called emergency services, let them know where they were, and alerted the family of the situation. The call lasted about 20 minutes according to the officer and ended with him saying goodbye to “Grandma” she was still warm to touch so she may have been in there for a while.
About the Apple Watch Series 4. When you need help in a hurry, fall detection can call emergency services and send your current location to them.
If you suffer a fall, your watch can automatically call emergency services if it detects that you’ve been immobile for 60 seconds.
When it comes to protecting your loved ones and ensuring their safety, you can’t afford to take any chances. The new Apple Watch Series 4 is packed full of life-saving features, including fall detection. You can feel confident knowing that even if something goes wrong when your loved one is out for a walk or run, your watch will call emergency services and send a text message with your location to alert family and friends.