Wristwatch Cellphones: First cellphone to be specifically designed for senior citizens who can wear...

...them as wristwatches and has a single big button (it can be the face of the clock) that if pressed and held for three seconds or longer, it will say, "You have indicated an emergency situation.  Let go of the big button."  When they let go of the big button, it will say, "Press again to cancel this emergency call.  Dialing the first person on your emergency call list.”  It will then start dialing the first person on their emergency call list.  If while calling a number on their emergency call list and getting an answering machine or voicemail, the wristwatch cellphone wearer presses and holds down the big button again for three or more seconds, it will dial the next person on their call list.  The audio speakers on the wristwatch must be ones that can be dialed up to be really loud for those who are hard of hearing.  This cellphone must be able to use the same cellphone number that the wearer has for their normal cellphone but it can be made not to ring when that number is called unless the big button has been pressed within the last hour.  [While the pager has long ago been killed off by the cellphone, it has yet to kill off “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” alert systems (which are essentially merely more developed pagers) that services senior citizens who are afraid of falling, breaking a hip, and not being able to get their telephone to be able to call for help.  This new type of cellphone will be especially of interest to women who don’t normally wear pants with pockets and view carrying a normal cellphone around as an inconvenience and/or something they fear they'll forget to lug around with them and then need in an emergency.  Additionally, wristwatch cellphones will operate anywhere whereas current "alert systems" only can help when the user is at home.]  These cellphones must also be water-proof and built to withstand hot water, soap, and shampoo so senior citizens can wear them in the shower or bath.

Future Challenges:

1) First above wristwatch cellphone that comes in at least two styles: men’s and women’s.  The man’s style must look like a normal big men’s wristwatch.  The women’s style must be smaller and more feminine than the male’s style (i.e., like how women’s wristwatches are designed today).  [This is a future challenge because the women's wristwatch will likely require further miniaturization of cellphone technology to be able to be fit into the smaller wristwatch styles that women prefer to wear, if not moving parts of the cellphone into the wristband of the wristwatch to achieve the smaller size.  And the accomplishment of this future challenge will make these cellphones invisible by not looking out of place for the female wearers.  Because they will look like a small lady's wristwatch and not a big white plastic panic-button "I've fallen and I can't get up!" pager button,  other people won't think of them as the latter but simply as the former.  It is because of this that you can expect these lady cellphone wristwatches to come in countless styles and shapes.  The more styles and shapes, the more of a fashion choice they are for women and the less other people will be able to spot them as cellphone wristwatches.]

2) First above wristwatch cellphone that comes with a hearing aid which can double as the cellphone’s speaker.  [This evolution will likely make this the preferred cellphone of senior citizens who currently wear hearing aids.  These senior citizens will then get rid of their “normal” cellphones and have their wristwatches ring when they get a normal call.  They will listen to the call with their hearing aid and then talk to their wristwatch to converse with the caller.  This will be like Dick Tracy's wristwatch telephone, but better as only the wearer hears what the caller is telling them.]  The cellphone must have speech recognition software so the user can verbally tell it to call people on its contact list or non-call-list telephone numbers.  Pressing down for a second on the cellphone’s big button will activate the cellphone and get it to ask, “Do you want to make a call?” and if the user lets go of the button and says, “Yes”, it asks: “Who do you want to call?”  If the user doesn’t respond but keeps pressing the big button for another two seconds, it will say: “You have indicated an emergency situation.  Let go of the big button."  After they let go of the big button, it will say, "Press again to cancel this emergency call.  Dialing the first person on your emergency call list.” and it will do as outlined in the above original challenge.

3) First cellphone service company (MetroPCS, T-Mobile, etc.) to offer the above wristwatch cellphones and run TV commercials advertising them and how they can be part of any of their cellphone plans.  [Expect to see the cellphone service company who is able to be the first to introduce these cellphones (and their plans) to their markets to experience the fastest and biggest sales spike in their company's history.]

4) First cellphone service company to sell over 100,000 of the above wristwatch cellphones to senior citizens.  The cellphone company must give a senior citizen discount for such cellphones and their plans.  [Thus making it easy for them to prove they've achieved this future challenge.]

5) First luxury wristwatch maker (e.g., Rolex, Cartier, etc.) to make a wristwatch cellphone.

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