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Haier does SOS connected watches for the young and elderly

haier-sos-watchJust about anyone and everyone wears a watch, or at least has one, never mind that he or she does not wear it simply because the clock on most of our mobile devices, smartphones especially, already perform the function of telling the time. Haier intends to help move people closer to the timepiece revolution, where they being a global leader in consumer electronics and appliances, have decided to introduce a new range of connected watches that have been specially designed for children and senior citizens – revealing them at the recently concluded CES 2016.

First of all, there is the SOS Connected Watch for children, where any child who falls between the ages of 2 and 8 years old should be able to find these watches occupy a place on their wrists – simply because this is a whole lot more useful than a Frozen-themed timepiece. Specially designed to give parents peace of mind as it keeps the little ones connected to their parents all the time. The range will arrive in a choice of three colors, where it features a 0.96’’ OLED screen and is waterproof at depths of up to 30 meters. The battery life itself is able to last up to two days, and it will also come equipped with a microphone and speaker to handle any telephone calls. As for the red SOS button, it can be pressed so that it sends an alert to up to three numbers in an emergency situation.

As for the SOS Connected Watch for seniors, this particular timepiece would drop all pretension of it being a kiddy timepiece, but rather arrive in an elegant design and authentic leather strap in either black or red shades. Similar to the children’s model however, it will boast of a 0.96’’ OLED screen and is waterproof up to 30 meters with a battery life of up to two days as well. There is also a built-in SOS button within, where it too, can alert up to three contact numbers in the event of an emergency.

Regardless of which particular model that you settle for, the Via app that is available on Android and Apple mobile devices, would enable parents to define a geographical safe zone for their little one and receive an alert should the child leave that area.

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