Singapore man unconscious after accident saved as Apple Watch calls emergency services

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Singapore man unconscious after accident saved as Apple Watch calls emergency services
Singapore man unconscious after accident saved as Apple Watch calls emergency services

If you’ve been hesitant to invest in a high-quality smartwatch, this story will serve as a persuasive advertisement. This incident of a biker who fell unconscious and his smartwatch which saved him will make you want to buy smartwatches.

There are numerous advantages to owning a smartwatch. The device can calculate your heartbeat, check your blood oxygen levels. It can also track your daily steps and provide you with routine health and activity reports.

The incident

A hit-and-run victim was recently spared after his Apple watch immediately called and informed emergency officials. Yes, the smartwatch was instrumental in the man’s survival.

Muhammed Fitri had major injuries when a van in Singapore hit him. The biker fell unconscious but thanks to his smartwatch that saved him. He was lying on the road after falling off his motorcycle. Before anyone came to check on him, his watch automatically dialed emergency services. It informed them of the accident as well as his precise location.

Fitri passed out following the accident. The Apple Watch’s feature to detect a heavy fall was on at the time. An SOS was sent for Fitri, according to Chinese news site Lianhe Wanbao.

The smartwatch feature also determined whether or not a person is awake or moving. If no movement or consciousness is detected, the settings dial the pre-programmed emergency service number.

Bystanders informed Fitri’s girlfriend about the disaster. No one instantly came to Fitri’s rescue. It is because the streets were calm and relatively deserted at the time of the incident.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said they were notified of the 8:20 p.m.

Fitri went to the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for treatment from the scene.

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