Meet Filip, a Smartwatch for Young Kids – Great Way to Track your Kids
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Originally posted on Gigaom:
Forget a smartphone; does your younger child need a smartwatch?
The folks behind Filip think so, but the planned device is more of a take on a location and communications service for young children than it is about apps on the wrist. Still, there’s a relatively underserved market for wearable kids devices that provide the basics that a parent would want. And Filip is designed to be a device that young kids would want to wear: it’s rugged and splashproof.
Filip comes in four different colors and has a plain, almost toy-like look to it. But make no mistake, this little watch — yes, it tells time too — has some smarts.
Embedded GPS, Wi-Fi and GSM radios support location tracking and two-way phone calls between parent and tot. Parents can use their iOS(s aapl) or Android(s goog) phone to locate their kids wearing Filip. Plus, they can call their…
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Posted on July 1, 2013, in News, Uncategorized and tagged Baby Products, how to track your kids, phones for kids, Smart Watch, Smart watch for kids, Smartwatch, tracking kids, tracking your children. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.