Smart sock brings continuous baby monitoring into the home

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Regular readers of Springwise may remember our recent covereage of Croatia's Teddy the Guardian – a soft toy with hidden sensors that monitor babies' vitals. Offering a similar service, the Owlet is a wearable sock that delivers data to parents about their baby's health. Designed to be worn around the foot of the child without restricting movement, the sock features sensors that can detect the heartrate, body temperature and breathing patterns. This data is then sent over wifi to parents' smartphones, where the Owlet app presents it as easy-to-read graphical information. The app also alerts users when their child has…

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