iPhone Crash Detection and Emergency SOS credited in rescue
Emergency services were led straight to the people thanks to Apple’s new safety features.
First responders in Los Angeles, California, recently shared an amazing search and rescue. The rescue was made possible thanks to the two safety features.
There was no cell service, but that is where Emergency SOS via Satellite kicked in. The SOS system connected the passengers with emergency services using one of Apple’s new relay centers.
Rescuers then dispatched a team to the location, thanks to Apple’s accurate latitude and longitude data.
A daring helicopter rescue ensued, where rescuers hoisted both passengers out of the canyon and transported them to a local hospital.
This is the first time we’ve seen Apple’s two new safety features working hand-in-hand to rescue someone. It’s incredibly impressive how the features work together in cases of emergency.
But instances like this one show how the feature is supposed to work. And combined with Emergency SOS via Satellite, we’ll likely continue to hear about how helpful Apple’s new safety features really are.
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