Wearables and fitness trackers industry speculates that this year is the best period to expand on the consumers market. As a result, it is no surprise that a growing number of tech companies are pushing forward with investments in health-applicable devices and software. Apps, gadgets, wearables all target consumers ’wellbeing, be they adults or even babies. This year’s CES saw the rise of a wide range of child-use wearables.
These innovative kid items have been created to advance the wellbeing of babies along with less stress for parents. The majority of the devices work with the most recent cell phones, so there’s undoubtedly space for innovation.
Here are some of the best child-gadgets displayed at CES 2015.
Designed by Blue Maestro, the Pacif-i (electronic Pacifier) transfers body temperature input to a smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. It has incorporated a proximity sensor which alerts parents if the pacifier and hence- the baby, have moved more than 20 feet from the cell phone. The device is priced at $40.
While the Pacif-i is set in the infant’s mouth, Sproutling is strapped around the child’s lower leg. This gadget is intended to track the infant’s sleeping habits, moods and heart beats. Its uniqueness comes from the ability to offer parents data about the child even when the baby is peacefully sleeping. The wearable will be prepared for dispatch early 2015 and will cost $249.
The Baby Glgl is a Bluetooth-joined child bottle that can measure liquid volume before and after feeding.
The information, as well as the feeding time is registered by the app. The concept is to keep a feeding log. The device is especially useful if more than one or two persons handle the baby’s feeding.
The TempTraq Wireless Baby Temperature Monitor is a patch-like thermometer. This item is one- time use only and should be put under the baby’s arm. It’s 24 hours active and transfers data regarding body temperature to smartphones. The product is presently being reviewed by the FDA.
The iSwimband module conveys a caution alert whenever it estimates that a young child has been under water for too long. The devices fits a headband or a wristband and goes with goggle straps
The alarm can be programmed to go off after a specific amount of time. Parents can use it to keep the child out of water or to check how long he has been swimming. The gadget is valued at $80.
Like TempTraq, the VivaLnk eSkin Thermometer is a breathable patch that has the shape and outline of a happy bear. It has to be placed on the infant’s forehead and, of course, it sends temperature data to smartphones. No pricing is available yet but the devices is scheduled to appear by the start of summer.
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