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Zomm Lifestyle Connect keeps elderly connected in case of emergency (hands-on pictures)

Zomm Lifestyle Connect keeps elderly connected in case of emergency (hands-on pictures):

Zomm Lifestyle Connect

Zomm's always made products to help you track your stuff, but with the new Lifestyle Connect the company's fixed its focus on helping the elderly. The Lifestyle Connect is a small dongle that slips into a purse or clips on a shirt, and acts as an emergency response system for the scary "I've fallen and can't get up" moments. It connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and with the press of a button can alert one of Zomm's concierges (the company is using MyAssist for the service, the same folks behind many automakers' assistance products), who will get in touch with emergency services or nearby family members. The device lasts two weeks on a charge, and is a much more mobile solution than most of its competitors, which require you to be in...

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