M-PERS a non-starter?

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This opinion article by Brian Dolan in mobihealthnews looks for the meaning in the GreatCall/Jitterbug acquisition of MobiWatch.  His POV:  funding and support in the current environment is not going to devices separate from mobile phones; the market for mobile PERS may be there but is uncertain indeed.  This editor’s opinion:  as a Jitterbug ‘app’ it’s quite feasible (and profitable with a recurring charge) but imagine this situation:  you’re out shopping or on the golf course, you feel sick or faint, fumble for your Jitterbug in your belt or handbag, try to flip it open (Jitterbug is a flip phone)….