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Owlet Baby Care Introduces Wearable Infant Monitor

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September 4, 2013

Salt Lake City-based, Owlet Baby Care has created the world’s first baby “smart sock,” which transmits a child’s heart rate, oxygen levels, skin temperature, sleep quality, and sleep position to a parent’s smart phone or other internet-based device.

Kurt Workman, Owlet founder and CEO, first had the idea when caring for his twin cousins who were born prematurely. He also had a cousin pass away from sudden infant death syndrome. 

The Owlet Vitals Monitor applies proven hospital technology in a new way: using multiple sensors, so it can grow with your child. The monitor will continue to work as long as it fits the child’s foot, and it has been beta tested on infants up to two years old.

Heart rate and oxygen levels are found using Owlet’s four-sensor pulse oximeter.

Additional features include rollover alerts, skin temperature, and sleep-quality tracking.

“Every parent knows what it’s like to lay in bed and stress about whether your child is breathing,“ said Jacob Colvin, Owlet founder. “Hearing my sick child wheezing all night long because of serious RSV is one of the hardest experiences I have ever had, knowing I couldn’t do anything for her. If we can help one parent or one child, all our effort would be worth it.”

Owlet Baby Care is launching a crowdfunding campaign on its website to jumpstart business and reach its goal of $100,000. 

The company is currently going through the FDA process to add an alarm, along with other features, to the next version of the product. 

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