CES 2014: Mimo baby monitor gives real-time updates on infant’s vital aspects
Is this the wearable technology we have been waiting for? Well, Intel has joined in the CES party of wearable devices, and contrived what might be one of the most practical tracking conceptions for real-time scenarios. Designed in collaboration with Rest Devices, the contrivance entails a wearable tech onesie tailored for baby monitoring. Christened as the Mimo, the onesie comprises of a organic cotton kimono integrated with machine washable sensors (the green stripes). These special sensors are responsible for detecting and precisely measuring the baby’s respiration pattern.
The onesie is just one component of the baby monitoring scope. The other component entails the Turtle mimicking device on the apparel. When the sensors are paired with it via Bluetooth, this ‘Turtle’ monitors the infant’s various vital credentials, including – respiration, skin temperature, body position, and activity level.
All of these useful data can be accessed through a dedicated smartphone app (designed for both iOS and Android devices), which means – convenient real-time monitoring of the baby’s health statistics on a remote basis. The app has also other credible functions, like alerting the parents in case of the child’s change in activity, and showing charts and analytics pertaining to the baby’s sleep pattern.
The Mimo baby monitoring set will start with a price of $200, which includes – three kimonos and the related wireless components. You can opt for pre-ordering from Mimo’s home site, while commercial store retailing is also expected to commence by February.