We swear this article isn’t technical! Familink-frame The Familink project began in order to create simple solutions for connecting and sharing photos. Our objective: share photos simply and instantly with the elderly. It’s no secret that many grandparents are not experts with new technology. Many do not have a smartphone or tablet, and oftentimes they are not connected to the internet. Of course, this is generally speaking.
Familink is the first 3G/4G photo frame dedicated to seniors. How does it differ from other connected photo frames? The fact that the connection is made in 3G/4G - using a dedicated and included SIM card - means that this frame can work anywhere, without an internet connection. It will connect to the nearest cell tower just like a cell/mobile phone. The First 3G/4G Photo Frame Dedicated to Seniors Familink-frame- The world of connected objects otherwise known as IoT (the internet of things) affords many opportunities to make life easier.
The 2 founders of Familink observed that there are no suitable solutions on the market for sharing photos easily with seniors. Of course there are devices for seniors and this is a growing segment of the market. The most well-known products are of course the tablets for seniors which offer: Greater simplicity: the settings have been simplified, there are fewer applications and easier to identify. Larger texts and icons.
Familink offers web and mobile interface for ease in your photo sharing, with a dedicated email address to send directly to the frame from your device. Familink, a 3G/4G photo frame with an email address, how great is that? Familink allows you to share your photos with your friends and family in a totally secure and simple way thanks to the web interface we have developed as well as the iPhone and Android app.
Familink is a digital photo frame, but acts like a family photo album. You can send photos, add captions, and send text messages. It’s like the family album 3.0! The Familink frame is connected via 3G/4G SIM card, load photo’s daily and the grandparents can scroll through and be entertained without updating the dusty photo album. A connected family photo album or photo frame? The Familink digital frame allows you to share precious moments of your life with your family.
When we created the Familink Frame, we were looking for a quick and simple technical solution to connect seniors easily to the rest of the family. Our grandparents are often not comfortable with technology. With Familink, you don’t need internet access When we created Familink, we were looking for a quick and simple technical solution to connect seniors easily to the rest of the family. Our grandparents are often not technology professionals and may not be comfortable with the latest trendy devices!
What are the benefits? Thanks to our referral program, anyone with a Familink Frame can refer a friend. When a user refers a friend, the user receives : 3 months of 3G/4G service for each device you own 30 free paper prints, which you can order from the web interface And your friend will receive: 3 months of 3G/4G service offered for their new Familink frame. 30 free paper prints How do you refer to a friend ?
We are very pleased to announce this collaboration between Familink and WhatsApp! Indeed WhatsApp represents many of our values: It is an ad-free, private and secure application. Many families use WhatsApp to share every moment of their lives. WhatsApp is also an application that we appreciate for its simplicity, an example to follow. From now on, you will be able to send your photos from WhatsApp directly to your Familink frame, without using our application or website.
The media is saturated these days with heartbreaking news around the world. All of us here at Familink are thinking about families and the impact that isolation has, especially when we are not able to visit. We would like to help in a small and hopefully meaningful way. Familink is offering to lend frames to all nursing homes, hospices and others institutions where visits are prohibited due to Covid-19. With Familink, confined residents can receive news from their family and friends.
Familink is a digital frame connected to Internet thanks to a 3G/4G connection. We have partnered with 500+ Mobile operators in order to make it work almost everywhere. But we are not fully wordlwide yet. Of course to send pictures you can be wherever you want, only Internet access is needed. If the device is connected with Wi-Fi, then it can work worlwide. Only 3G/4G service has a geographic restriction