New report from Doro finds critical gap between seniors’ interest in new tech and their ability to use it
A new report from Doro, the market leader in telephony for an aging population, has shown that contrary to popular belief, half of British seniors (50 per cent) are excited by new technologies and trust them to help in their everyday life. Despite this interest in technology, however, only 12 per cent of those surveyed have adopted tech-enabled personal aids such as safety alarms, apps and sensors. This is highlighted in the report “From walking frame to robots – a report about seniors and technology”, which is based on a European-wide research conducted by Novus and commissioned by Doro, which saw more than 1000 senior citizens interviewed in the UK.
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