We’ve read hundreds of success stories featuring Apple’s emergency features built into Apple watches and phones.from avoid potentially fatal heart disease Rescued in the snowy mountains of Alaska, stories of these were all over the news. The recently released crash detection feature available on iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE (2nd generation), and Apple Watch Ultra is sending false positive alerts It turns out. For emergency security services worldwide. This problem has been reported all over the world, but Japan seems to have had the shortest time.
Between December 16th and January 23rd, the Northern Alps Fire Department in Nagano Prefecture reported 134 false alarms. This is mainly because the iPhone 14’s crash detection system turned off when the skier went down the slope.
The chances of someone spontaneously igniting while skiing are extremely low (yes, fire departments do all sorts of rescue operations), but just in case there’s even one that’s real, all signals should be checked.
If this number doesn’t seem too high, it means that Japanese rescue services received a total of 919 calls during the same period, with fake calls accounting for almost 15% of the total workload. Needless to say, these false alarms put an unnecessary burden on already very busy emergency services.
Another crash detection trigger is Especially it is logical to ride roller coasters across America. Because these vehicles carry a lot of gravity. Also note that when you’re riding a roller coaster or speeding down a ski slope, you won’t hear the alarm and countdown until the crash detection feature initiates a call to emergency services.
Apple said it is working closely with emergency services around the world to resolve the issue. To turn off this feature,[設定]>[緊急 SOS]>[重大なクラッシュ後に電話]and switch it off.