Chris Otto
SVP Business & Product Development, MobileHelp

How could wearable devices be for aging consumers be more exciting?

Not just exciting on learning new technology, but making it more efficient for the user is at top priority especially when talking about health and safety.

Chris Otto, VP Business & Product Development of MobileHelp, shared with me during the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this year on how their company is featuring bold new designs for its interactive base station and wearable devices, shattering the stigmas attached to wearing a device designed for emergency protection.

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In addition to his current role with MobileHelp, Mr. Otto is a technologist and healthcare IT entrepreneur. He has fifteen years of technology experience acting as a technology architect and product developer, and is passionate about developing technology solutions that enable seniors to remain healthy, well, and independent. Mr. Otto was also co-founder of Halo Monitoring, an “aging in place” technology company which was acquired by MobileHelp in 2012.

MobileHelp is a leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response Systems) and personal health management technology. The company develops and distributes market-leading products such as Cellular DUO, a fully integrated medical alert system with GSM/GPS technology, which provides an in-home cellular base station and a mobile device to protect customers away from home. MobileHelp’s M-PERS devices are integrated with nationwide wireless voice, data and GPS technology to provide real-time medical alert monitoring services and location tracking for expedited personal emergency assistance. In addition to emergency response services, MobileHelp offers proactive health management services such as Activity Tracking and Medication Reminders. MobileHelp, the first FDA registered mobile medical alert system provider, is a two-time recipient of Frost and Sullivan Leadership Awards, and was named to the 2014 Grow Florida Top Companies to Watch. It was ranked 90th in the Deloitte 2015 Technology Fast 500, and was cited two years in a row (2014 and 2015) in the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America. The company is located in the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University®. For sales or more information about MobileHelp, please call 1-800-989-9863 or go online to

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