August 16, 2022
(wassuprockers) – It isn’t atypical for firms to be growing or making an allowance for

(wassuprockers) – It isn’t atypical for firms to be growing or making an allowance for new merchandise in the back of the scenes. In truth, it is lovely same old. However it is at all times neat to get a peek in the back of the curtain and be informed extra about what one of the most large tech giants were experimenting on in recent times. As an example, Amazon reportedly labored on a monitoring instrument for children.

In line with Bloomberg, Amazon made a $99 Alexa-enabled wearable for kids in 2019. Referred to as Seeker, it featured GPS, voice activation for Alexa, and in all probability a clip, keychain, or wristband for little ones to stay it on their individuals always. It used to be because of release in 2020 for kids ages 4 to twelve. The speculation used to be Amazon would use it to ship unique Amazon Children Plus content material (previously Amazon FreeTime Limitless) whilst additionally permitting oldsters to trace and keep up a correspondence with their children.

On the other hand, it is unknown now whether or not the mission will ever transfer ahead.

That mentioned, Bloomberg claimed Amazon labored with Disney on every other wearable known as the Magic Band. It is scheduled to reach this yr. However is it a toy for children or extra just like the guest-tracking Magic wristband that Walt Disney provides in its parks and accommodations? The file could not say, so for now, we would not get your hopes up on an Amazon-made, Disney-themed tracker for children. 

Have in mind this would not be Amazon’s first foray into merchandise for children. In spite of everything, the web store provides child-friendly Echo audio system and Fireplace pills.

Writing via Maggie Tillman.