We’ve passed along stories about people who had their lives saved thanks to the heart rate monitor on their Apple Watch. Now, Apple is creating a series of promotional videos based on similar real life testimonials. Called Real Stories, Apple has released two of these videos today. One, which runs for more than four and a half minutes, reveals the stories from several survivors as they discuss the moments when their Apple Watch alerted them to a problem. Some of these stories are quite harrowing.
The second video focuses on a young man named Michael Jackson (no, not that Michael Jackson) who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. A notification from his Apple Watch about his heart rate sent him to the ER where it was determined that he had sepsis. And once again, early warning from the timepiece was able to save another life.
Check out Apple’s new promos for the Apple Watch. One is at the top of this article, and the other is directly below.