This article excerpt was originally published as “5 stylish safety devices that reclaim independence” on Mashable on April 2, 2016
The Kanega watch, which some compare to a personal On-Star system, bypasses both Bluetooth and apps, sending users directly to a LifeAssist operator.
The product is activated through voice commands instead of buttons or sensors. Users speak to the device like they would to Apple’s Siri, addressing it by a specific name the wearer designates.
The watch promises to send medication reminders as well as dosage instructions. If clients forget how to find their way home when taking a walk, no problem. Kanega will provide turn-by-turn directions.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign the company expects to begin shipping the Kanega to customers this summer.
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