LG launches KizON, a wearable device that helps parents keep track of their kids

LG launches KizON, a wearable device that helps parents keep track of their kids
LG just announced a new wearable device - and it’s not an Android Wear-powered one. Called LG KizON, the new product aims to offer parents “a convenient way to keep track of their young children’s whereabouts.” Specifically designed for pre-school and primary school kids, the KizON basically looks like a toy. But it’s a useful toy, that’s for sure.

The KizON features 3G, GPS and Wi-Fi, enabling parents to see where their kids are in real-time - via any smartphone or tablet that runs Android 4.1 or later. Parents can communicate with their children thanks to what LG is calling “One Step Direct Call.” Kids can make calls from the KizON, too, but only to a pre-configured phone number. The LG KizON is water- and stain-resistant, being made out of eco-friendly Polythiourethane (PTU) material. Its 400 mAh battery lasts up to 36 hours on a single charge, and parents can be alerted whenever battery life falls below 25%.


LG didn’t say how much the KizON would cost. However, we know that the device will be released in South Korea on July 10 (in three color versions), and it should be introduced in North America and Europe later this quarter.


source: LG

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5 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You all talk about Samsung, but wtf is this?

2. maherk

Posts: 6678; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Actually this is a very very useful piece of tech, as a parent if it was priced well I wouldn't think twice before getting one for my little daughter.

3. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

This is how to take all the time and money LG put into the G Watch, change the packaging, activate the cell modem part of the Qualcomm chipset, and market it to "concerned" parents. I think it's more fun than the G Watch in some ways, just because you can use it to communicate both ways. These sorts of devices would be great for parties, for appointments, for trips, etc. I'm surprised LG didn't make the two-way communication part of the G Watch.

4. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

who is this beautiful..

5. WahyuWisnu

Posts: 1001; Member since: May 29, 2014

I think the watch is TOO BIG, they should make it smaller. PS: The 'mom is pretty...

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