Infant Trackers Help Parents Keep Tabs On Their Babies
Like any new parent, 33-year-old Melissa Knobloch wants to keep close watch over her child. To that end, the Harrisburg, Penn. native downloaded a handful of apps that track her 10-week-old son's eating habits, sleep patterns, diaper changes and more.
The result of all that data, says Knobloch, was information overload. So she deleted many of the apps, but held on to her bedside video monitor and motion detector.READ MORE
Cocoon Cam Is A Baby Monitor On Tech Steroids
Remember how frightening it was when your newborn was hooked up to various wires, monitors, and computers before coming home? Although they may be necessary, there’s a certain discomfort witnessing something so precious hooked up to so many different computers. So once you do finally bring baby home, you don’t want to see another wire or monitor near them.
However, if you want to keep up with whats going on with baby- if they cry, move, or wake up- that seems to be the only option on the market. More wires, and wearable monitors. That is until Cocoon Cam, a new video and wellness monitor was introduced to us. This noninvasive, non wearable device allows you to keep up with baby without all the wires.READ MORE
Cocoon Cam Awarded Prestigious National Parenting Center Seal Of Approval
The baby monitor market is full of options and can often be confusing for new parents. Our testers were delighted to be able to review this new offering from Wearless Tech. An easy to set up and easy to use system with a monitor that offered them peace of mind thanks to a video camera that provides a very clear picture.
There is also a breathing monitor that works without attaching any sensors or additional devices. The Cocoon Cam does this by detecting the baby’s chest movements. This amazed parents not only for the advanced technology but also for how accurate it was.READ MORE
Bay Area Startups Recognized at South by Southwest
Bay Area tech startups are flocking to South by Southwest in Texas this week to compete for awards, recognition, connections and possible funding opportunities.
More than a dozen local companies have been selected from a massive, global pool to participate in formal pitch competitions or as finalists for the Austin festival’s innovation awards. They’ll be showing off their newest gadgets in biotech, wearable devices, drones, virtual reality, financial tech and more.READ MORE
Pitching to President Obama: What 3 Tech Startups Tried at White House Demo Day
August 17, 2015: President Barack Obama hosted more than 30 startups at the first-ever White House Demo Day, including a language-learning mobile app, a smart teddy bear named Jerry and a baby monitor that measures vital signs.READ MORE
The Best of Highway 1's Hardware Accelerator Demo Day
Aiming squarely at the always-worried-parents market, Cocoon Cam is a wellness camera and software platform that provides real-time insight on the safety and well-being of your baby. The company is able to detect heart rate, respiration and skin temperature of a newborn, all without having to attach scary medical sensors to the child.READ MORE
Cocoon Cam raises $4M for video-based smart baby monitor
Unlike several other smart baby monitoring products out there, such as Owlet, Sproutling or Neebo, Cocoon Cam is not a wearable. Instead, the product passively collects a baby’s vital signs with a motion-detecting video camera that syncs to a smartphone app. Using computer vision technology, the $149.99 Cocoon Cam senses periods of low or high movement or when the baby is out of the crib and alerts parents via the app. READ MORE
This Stanford-Tested Baby Monitor Uses Computer Vision To Keep Baby Safe
Computer vision technology has benefited greatly from the leaps in neural network processing capabilities, and more and more, vision tech is mimicking automated human vision. But would you trust your baby’s health to a camera?
Sivakumar Nattamai, CEO and co founder of Cocoon Cam, believes that you should, and he has the research to prove it. READ MORE