Oricom has released a care phone with a remote emergency pendant that can be worn around the neck that can remotely activate the userrs programmed emergency numbers.
Once the called party acknowledges the call, the phone, called the TP150, automatically switches to speakerphone mode to allow both parties to talk. The emergency function can also be activated from the phone base.
As well, the TP150 care phone users donnt have to rush to pick up an incoming call. They can answer the phone, talk and hang up by pressing the button on the wireless pendant. The phonees talking Caller ID announces the callers name or number loudly and clearly.
For those who are hard of hearing, the TP150 care phone offers additional benefits that make it easy to hear the caller. It has an amplified receiver, is hearing aid compatible, has a large flashing indicator that lights up when a person calls, and an extra loud ringer.
Jumbo sized keypad
The care phone is also easy to see and use. It has a jumbo sized keypad with big characters and an ultra large backlit display. Each dial key speaks its number as it is pressed, so users know they have pressed the right number.
In the case of a power failure, batteries power the phone for up to 12 hours so that users can always reach others. The TP150 comes complete with a 12 month replacement warranty. It is available from specialist retailers for $169 RRP.