Smartwatch for seniors offers discreet protection

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

Over the last few years we've seen a number of devices aimed at helping the elderly remain safe and connected while not infringing on their independence. The best of these adapt products already in daily use, such as pill bottles or power adaptors, giving these items smart capabilities without forcing the user to change their routine. The new Kanega watch from UnaliWear also fits firmly into this category, improving on earlier wearable wrist devices by concealing the potentially stigmatizing assistant functions within a classic watch design. It is a discreet, waterproof watch that can be worn 24 hours a day.…

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