New health and safety features available on smartwatches are continually advancing, allowing users to stay safer and healthier than ever

The Top 7 Ways Smartwatch Technology Can Save Your Life

If the user doesn’t turn off the alarm manually, the device will alert emergency services personnel and the wearer’s emergency contacts. 

Send alerts for help

A normal resting heart rate for adults is between 60 and 100 beats per minute. If your heart rate repeatedly falls outside this range while at rest, it can be a sign of a medical condition.

Monitor pulse rates

Sometimes, when an accident or emergency happens, it is impossible to get to the phone, let alone unlock it and make a call for help. 

Get help quickly, without using a phone

In addition to pulse monitoring, several wearable devices have built-in technology to collect electrocardiogram (also called an ECG or EKG) data

Track the electrical activity of your heart

Wearing a smartwatch to sleep can help you keep track of how much sleep you’re getting, how interrupted it is, and how much time you spend getting good quality sleep. 

Improve your sleep

A reading between 95-100% is considered normal for a healthy adult, and lower readings can be an indicator of heart, lung, or circulatory issues. 

Monitor blood oxygen levels

Connect your watch to health metrics that matter to you

Get a handle on stress