As a parent, the most important job you have is keeping your child or children safe. Installing a home security system can help protect them when they’re at home, but how do you keep an eye on them when they’re not?
Well, the answer might be found in new lightweight, wearable location devices designed specifically for kids that come in a number of designs—including a smartwatch that’s also a smartphone. Here are four wearable safety devices for you to check out:
The Filip is a smartwatch, GPS locator, and cell phone that works with an iOS or Android application. With Filip, your child can make calls to up to five phone numbers that you select. You can use the app to locate, call, or message your child. The Filip uses a combination of GPS, GSM, and WiFi to track your child’s location. The device also has an emergency button to quickly put the child in contact with a family member in case of emergency.
The Beluvv Guardian wearable device is an app-connected Bluetooth bracelet that offers you a simple and inexpensive security solution for your child. The Guardian is made of wearable material so it won’t irritate your child’s skin. Your child can also carry it in a backpack. The Guardian—which works with an iOS or Android app—lets you track your child within a radius of 230-feet, great for when you’re at the mall or the playground. You can set a safety range with the Beluvv app and it will notify you when your kid wanders too far away. The application also lets you invite others to “co-guard” your child.
The HereO is a watch with GPS and GSM location service but no cell phone. The watch locator works with the HereO Family Application for iOS and Android that lets all family members keep track of where their young children are at any time. The device is equipped with WiFi, a built-in SIM card, and built-in USB connector. The HereO family app also lets the entire family share their locations with each other throughout the day. The device also sends an immediate alert and exact location to all family members when a panic alert is triggered, either from the HereO watch or the HereO family app.
The Amber Alert GPS Smart Locater is a safety device that uses GPS tracking, cellular voice and the AT&T 3G network. You can check on your child’s location—which is updated every five minutes—from the company’s secure online tracking portal and mobile app. The Amber Alert GPS comes with two-way voice so you can talk directly to your child at anytime. Your child can even call you with the touch of a button. If your child needs help or has a medical emergency, he or she can press the SOS button to immediately contact you and up to 10 authorized users. You can also designate up to 20 safe zones and get an alert via text or email when your child enters or exits the virtual boundaries. The device can worn on your child’s wrist, on his or her neck on a lanyard, or placed in your child’s backpack.
You have enough to worry about when it comes to keeping your child safe. These devices are aimed at making it a little easier for you to do that.
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