The Austrian smartphone manufacturer emporia has announced a partnership with Today a IFA Berlin 2022. Together with the watch manufacturer he has developed a smartwatch designed specifically for the elderly: emporiaWATCH. In addition, he announced the arrival of the app heartfish on all emporia smartphones, to monitor your heart rate.
emporia launches the smartwatch for seniors emporiaWATCH (and not only) at IFA 2022
The goal of the new emporia smartwatch is to encourage seniors to do fitness, but also to stay better connected. In fact they have the ability to make calls to three selected contacts among your favorites just in case.
In addition, they can monitor the health of the user, the frequency of movements and with a system of GPS integrated it becomes easy to locate loved ones with the dedicated app. There is also a discreet button that allows you to send a SOS to a predefined contact or call an emergency service, sending your location.
The dials allow you to view the most useful information and with the smartphone app you can carry out all the most common activities from your wrist.
Eveline Pupeter, CEO and founder of emporiahe explains: “We are bridging the gap between young and old. It is not a question of a person’s age, but of his needs, which often overlap for children and the elderly. The issues of fitness and self-determination are also gaining ground among older people, and we want them to have access to all useful tools without stigmatizing them with flashy devices or that make them feel different from others “.
Sales of emporiaWATCH they start in October in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, but will soon arrive in other countries as well (including ours). The price is 249,90 euro.
In addition, emporia announces that from October all smartphones of the brand will have the app heartfishdeveloped with cardiologist Dr. Karl Mayr. Mauro Invernizzi, CEO of emporia Italia, commented: “emporia has already successfully assumed the role of pioneer several times, for example by launching the first mobile phone for the elderly in the world, or by designing the first tablet for the elderly in Europe or by the first smartphone with dedicated call keys. quick. Thanks to these two important partnerships with Anio and heartfish, we are proud to once again demonstrate our innovative strength and our leadership role ”.
More information on the official website.