This year, the iPhone 14 series got a modest hardware upgrade over its predecessor, but it also came with notable value-add features like collision detection and emergency SOS via satellite.
Much like the Apple Watch’s potentially life-saving heart-health-tracking feature, the latest iPhone 14 series has also started making headlines for good reason.
In the latest example, the iPhone 14’s crash detection feature saved the precious lives of two people after their car fell off a cliff.
Young couple Chloe Fields, 24, and Christian Zelada, 23, were driving on the two-lane Angeles Crest Highway on Tuesday when their Hyundai car skidded 300 feet below Monkey Canyon. tumbled down a creek and landed upside down with the door glass smashed.
Luckily, Fields and Zelada suffered no serious bodily injuries, but were helpless in the creek. was what i was looking for. Eventually, Zelada found a shattered iPhone 14. This is what she bought a few weeks ago. To her surprise, the iPhone had already detected the car crash and was able to send an SOS emergency rescue call to the local response team.
Within 30 minutes, local county rescue teams were able to dispatch a helicopter 28 miles from the crash site, and the two survivors were taken to the nearest health center and provided medical assistance.
Fields and Zelada are very lucky to have survived such a major car crash. “We usually deal with fatalities when cars cross over in certain parts.” to the post.
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For starters, the Apple iPhone 14 (and 14 Pro) models come with a new generation dual-core accelerometer (capable of detecting gravitational acceleration readings up to 256G), which is a new high dynamic gyro Works with scopes, barometers (to detect). changes in cabin pressure in the car), GPS for additional inputs for speed changes, and a microphone (to recognize loud noises typical of serious car crashes).
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In addition to advanced hardware components, Apple develops and refines motion algorithms based on over 1 million hours of real-world driving and crash recording data.
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