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  1. anachrotech's Avatar
    Was involved in 35-39 mph collision and can confirm the watch works.
    After losing 4-5 seconds of the timeline between seeing a truck front end and sparkly dust and smoke, with air bags all over, my watch said I had fallen. Not quite accurate, but told it to call 911, forgetting that my car would also call 911- as well as everyone at that intersection. My CD player was still playing and I shut it off, then thought to shut the car off - don't even know if it was running anyway. The car's retention system beat the crap out of me. Everything was very surreal. I couldn't figure out how to call work, even though I've been there almost 30 years.
    I mourn for my vehicle as it was probably the best one I have ever had. Dumb, I know.
    I also have the HeartWatch app and it gave a good indication of the time of the accident.

    Oh Yes, It Works - Fall Detection-heartrateaccident.jpg
    Last edited by anachrotech; 01-08-2019 at 06:02 AM.
    01-06-2019 02:40 PM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    Glad your Ok

    Tough way to find out your watch performs as intended
    01-06-2019 04:37 PM
  3. ksassy's Avatar
    Sorry you had to go through a real life experience to confirm that your watch fall detection does indeed work but very glad to hear you're okay.
    01-06-2019 06:53 PM
  4. nikkisharif's Avatar
    Wow! Glad you’re ok
    01-07-2019 06:50 AM
  5. Annie_M's Avatar
    Oh my... that must have been terrifying. I'm so sorry this happened to you, but am glad to know you're ok. Losing a good car this way this stinks, but as you well know, in the scheme of things, the most important thing is that you're all right.
    01-07-2019 08:12 AM
  6. Damien_Eternal's Avatar
    Geez. That had to suck. Glad you are okay. Rough way to find out the watch works, but now we all know that it not only works in a fall, but any sort of significant trauma like that. For someone who doesn't have a car that would dispatch an emergency call, having the watch itself do it could be a real life saver if the person is unconscious.
    anachrotech likes this.
    01-07-2019 02:58 PM
  7. Jude526's Avatar
    Glad you are ok
    02-18-2019 12:21 AM
  8. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Geeze, being a crash test dummy, taking one for the team. I'll take your word for it, no need for me to confirm your findings.
    anachrotech likes this.
    02-19-2019 05:42 AM

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