The iPhone 14 series of phones includes the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. One of the most interesting features of the latest series is the “Crash Detection” function, which not only allows the phone to detect serious car accidents, but also to make calls to emergency services, claimed by the company. .
This feature can make a huge difference and definitely save lives. But according to many users, it seems like a far-fetched idea and to verify the claims, one user recently decided to test the feature. The owner of YouTube channel TechRax simulated a real car accident to confirm whether this feature actually works or not.
Watch the video here:
The video shows a new iPhone strapped to the seat headrest of a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis sedan and being controlled by a remote. The car then crashed into a mound of wrecked vehicles, which looks very much like a serious car accident.
The crash detection feature didn’t work immediately but after 10 seconds later a notification appeared with a message saying “It looks like you had a crash”. According to the company, when an iPhone of this series detects a serious car accident, it initiates an emergency phone call only after 20 seconds if the user does not cancel the option. And, if the user becomes unresponsive, the iPhone broadcasts an automatic message to the emergency services and also shares the user’s latitude and longitudinal coordinates with them, along with an approximate search radius to make it easier for the emergency services. ‘user.
The YouTuber crashed the car twice into the pile of old vehicles and both times the feature worked. According to Apple, this “collision detection” feature was designed to detect “serious car accidents”, including frontal, side and rear collisions, as well as rollovers, involving sedans, minivans, SUVs , vans and other passenger cars.
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