MWC: Doro Announces Care Portfolio Developments

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Doro has revealed plans to develop its Care portfolio within the UK and Ireland, enabling over-65s to feel more secure and stay connected in and out of the home. The Doro Care portfolio provides social security solutions for elderly and disabled people, allowing users to live at home for more independence, mobility, improved health and an overall better quality of life.

Europe’s average population age is advancing at roughly two days a week, whilst almost a quarter (24.3 per cent) of the UK’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2039. Paired with the fact it is also very common now for retirees to continue to work and travel during this stage in their lives, it is important to provide seniors with technology that is accessible. Doro is meeting demand amongst this age bracket for technology solutions by offering a range of products and services that suit this audience’s lifestyle.

Functions in Doro Care include safety timers for activities involving risk and an “Are you okay?” function, a question request which is sent to Doro users through an application. It sends an alarm should no response be received from the message recipient. Through use of the Doro IP protocol and GPS, carers are able to request the Doro users location, create safe zones thorugh geo-fencing and have automatic alarms sent should someone travel outside of set parameters. These features are all designed to automate the process of checking in with family members, whilst helping seniors feel confident using the technology. Doro wants all its customers to benefit from the extensive Care portfolio, and help them to lead an active and mobile life, whatever their age.

Robert Puskaric, CEO of Doro Group, comments: “The population demographic change requires new ways of delivering social care. Doro’s smart technology for seniors that wish to live at home has led to more mobililty thanks to the know-how from our consumer portfolio, and when coupling these two, we find a perfect match.”

Chris Millington, Managing Director UK & IE, adds: “It is our vision to support users and their family through our devices and services. Every Doro Care product leverages Doro’s extensive knowledge and experience of ease of use, ensuring that those who are more vunerable can confidently use their device, removing any barrier to a mobile solution. In addition Hearing Aid Compatibility, adjustable tone controls, direct dials, improved UI and ergonomic design all add to the users confidence.”