Smartwatch that keeps the elderly safe

A new smartwatch has been developed that is built especially for seniors and comes with built-in GPS and 3G.

Called S3, the watch designed by Omate is powered by Android and allows users to leave their phone at home. There are SOS buttons so wearers can forward their location to selected contacts in case of an emergency, using either Wi-Fi or a 3G connection.

It comes equipped with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Unlike other Android smartwatches that try to put together too many features in one, this smartwatch has just the essential apps and this makes it simpler for the user.

There are reminders for tasks like taking pills and pedometer to track how many steps they have taken.

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