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New User-Friendly Mobile Device Launched For At Risk People

It is widely known that mobile phones can serve as life-saving gadgets during emergencies, enabling the victim communicate with friends //, relatives or hospitals. The truth however is that it is not being widely used by high-risk individuals such as elderly people who suffer from chronic diseases and other age-related disorders.

A new device has now been launched, that provides users with the benefit of instant wireless communication and location detection, surpassing the complications of normal cell phones. The small and simple device that has been launched for commercial use as a part of the MobilAlarm project (funded by the European Commission) would allow users to call to a service center, in case of an emergency.

Details about the location of the victim with accuracy of 50 metres or less can be obtained satellite positioning via GPS. The device, which weighs less than 100 gm is easy to handle, and user friendly. The device looks just like a mobile phone with four large and clearly discernible buttons.

'The design is very simple, it doesn’t have all the functions of a mobile phone, but that is what trial users most liked about it,' said Stefan Lilischkis, the MobilAlarm project manager.

Promising results have been obtained from the trials that have been conducted amongst elderly users in the United Kingdom, Spain and Germany. The users were given the device for a minimum period of three months. The device attracts adherents by its simple design and superior hearing quality.

Although mobile phone use among people over 65 years of age continue to increase in Europe, it still remains much lower. This could perhaps be due to the complexity of handling modern phones that are being marketed by communication companies. The small text displayed in interfaces is difficult to read. In addition, the presence of small buttons makes it hard to use, having a profound impact on the ease and speed with which an elderl
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