LifeFone, At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace: Review

LifeFone, At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace: Review

The Basics

Product name: At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace 

Manufacturer / Distributor: LifeFone

Compilation: Q 2018.

This page contains our LifeFone | At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace review.



Analyst Summary: LifeFone | At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace

The LifeFone At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Necklace is a versatile medical alert that can work at home and on the go.

When out and about you take a large-ish mobile pendant with you. But when at home you can put that mobile pendant in its charge cradle, and use a smaller pendant that can communicate to the charging cradle, which acts a bit like a base station.

This is a rebranded version of the Libris product made by Numera.

We included an older version of this Numera Libris product (the Medical Guardian | Premium Guardian) in our comparative evaluation of mobile medical alerts.




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Product Line & Company: LifeFone

LifeFone is often well reviewed in the various online review sites and offers a fairly broad range of medical alert systems. For in-home use they have all you might expect, including fall detection and the choice of cellular or landline connection to the responders.

They have an App for those who want to use a smartphone as their medical alert system.

For out-and-about use, they offer a single pendant that can connect by itself to the responders.  .........Read more


About this Research

This product review is part of an extensive series of medical alert system reviews of over 50 products, including hands-on evaluation and real-world testing of the most promising ones, in real-world situations.

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Last Updated: April 30, 2020.

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