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  • Wearable technology can improve the confidence of elderly people
  • Wearable technology can improve the confidence of elderly people
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CASE STUDY

How Limmex uses design to save lives

Wearable technology only works if you wear it. It's a simple insight, yet one that is transforming the global market for personal security products.

Location Switzerland

Scope
“In the first year after product launch, we have completely overthrown the personal security market in Switzerland,” says Pascal Koenig, CEO of Limmex, a rapidly growing Swiss watchmaker adapting to the explosion of wearable technology expected over the next decade.

Unlocking insight into what makes wearable technology successful, the company's complex designs appeal in both function and perception to a rapidly ageing population, who previously had to settle for visually unappealing devices with limited functionality. For Limmex, this insight has helped them build a piece of technology people love to wear; not just the elderly, but whole new ...

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