You are always worried about your child or concerned about your mother's health? Wherify Wireless company in California decided to help you. Now you will have a possibility to always stay in touch with your kid or your aged relatives if they are ill or in hospital.
This device does not have a traditional letter-numerical keyboard. It has only seven buttons, two of which are used for receiving and ceasing calls, and the rest five are provided for making calls to the numbers programmed in advance. Thus, the device owner will be able to respond to all incoming voice calls, but will be to call only predetermined numbers.
Mobile Wherifone is equipped with a satellite global positioning system receiver. Thanks to this feature, parents and relatives can always track the location of the telephone owner, for example, with the help of the Internet. Besides, this telephone can independently report current coordinates every five or ten minutes. The choice of five different colors is currently available.
This brand new device is 13 mm sick and weighs only 70 g. The information is displayed at a mesomorphic display. The device is compatible with GSM 850/1800/1900 MHz or 900/1800/1900 MHz standards.
Mobile phones with limited functionality are also presented by other companies. For example, Firefly Mobile company created the phone with the same name which has only with five buttons. These buttons are used to access a telephone book, answer incoming calls, cease calls and dial quickly father's or mother's numbers. This mobile is designed for kids aged 8 - 12 years. The feature of a limited functionality practically reduces the possibility of 'incorrect' phone use to zero.
Firefly phones are programmed by adults using PIN-code. Users can enter up to 22 telephone numbers. Designers have also implemented the function of emergency 911 calls. Other features of this phone include twelve call melodies and changeable screen backdrops. Firefly phones use ion-lithium battery, which cannot be detached for safety reasons. The telephone provides up to 6 hours of talking time and 200 hours in standby mode. The dimensions are 87x43x20 mm, and the weight is 60 g. Currently the device can be acquired from SunCom and Cincinnati Bell operators. This phone will also be available in online shops at the cost of 100 US $.
These telephones are likely to be in great demand as they give the people the piece of mind they need allowing them the freedom with a reassurance that they are only a push button away.