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Technology News | Stranded Alaskan man saved due to Apple’s satellite SOS emergency feature

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Washington [US]Dec 4 (ANI): US tech giant Apple’s satellite Emergency SOS feature for the iPhone 14 line, which was recently activated by the company in the US and Canada, has already helped save one man stranded at Nimiuk Point, Alaska.

According to GSM Arena, a technology-related news website, the Alaska Department of Public Safety issued a report confirming that Alaska State Police rescued a stranded snowmobile.

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The rescue operation occurred on December 1 at 2 a.m. local time after the person activated the Emergency SOS feature on his iPhone.

The report clarified that Apple’s Emergency Response Center contacted the Northwest Arctic Municipality Search and Rescue department with the exact GPS coordinates of the stranded man, GSM Arena reported.

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A team of four volunteers was then dispatched and located him.

According to GSM Arena, Apple’s Emergency SOS feature is currently available in the US and Canada for Apple users and is expected to roll out to France, Germany, Ireland, and the UK later this month. (AND ME)

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