Comments: 2Saturday, March 13th 2010 - 00:40 CET
Emporia, specialized in mobile communication solutions for seniors, was present during the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona with a remarkable booth. While other manufacturers seem to be showing a minimization trend, Emporia is rather focusing on designs with large buttons and clear organization. Emporia introduced two new senior cell phones, namely the Emporia Elegance and the Emporia Solid handsets. The Emporia Solid is a senior cell phone that is especially shock resistant, a bit more robust and most likely also a bit more reliable when this cell phone is used outdoors. That is not such a bad idea, because many seniors lead active lives, maybe even more active than before.
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Comments: 3Friday, April 25th 2008 - 08:45 CEST
Emporia Telecom produces special mobiles for senior citizens. “Easy calling” is the secret, as people aged over 50 are often overwhelmed by conventional mobile phones or don’t need their extensive functions. Are your fingers too large - or are the buttons too small? Are you hard of hearing - or is the loudspeaker too quiet? Are you too clumsy to navigate the menu - or is it just too complicated? Emporia knows how seniors struggle with using phones. "Customers should be offered information instead of multiple functions," says company founder Albert Fellner. "Quality and user-friendliness come first in everything we do." Large buttons, an easy-to-read display, a loudspeaker that is compatible with hearing aids and simple menu navigation.
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