The talking bathroom scale helps you reach a healthy weight without the hassle of bending over to read numbers. This weight scale is a wonderful gift for the elderly!This talking bathroom scale is ideal for the elderly and pregnant women, as well as visually challenged users. The weight read out is a clear female voice which can be turned off. With a 14.5" base, this bath scale has the widest platform in the industry. There are 4 precision sensors for accuracy and an extra large 3" x 1.5" LCD display. This scale accepts weights up to 440lbs. This bath scale also converts to the metric system easily. Uses 4 AA batteries (included). Automatically turns off after 10 seconds of idle time. Two year limited warranty.