Having kids in the modern world can be tough.
When they are away from you – at school, in the park, at the beach, they are at risk. With child predators around, the only reason your child is safe is… luck of the draw.
How about putting tech to work for you? Read on to discover some of the most effective ways to keep track of your kids.
The Spy Tec STI_GL300 is a GPS tracker that provides on-demand location information and has a long battery life, so you don’t have to charge it every night. It’s inbuilt accelerometer only activates the tracker when there is movement, thereby preserving battery life further.
Pros include a high degree of accuracy to within 15 feet. Cons include the expensive monthly subscription plan. At the end of the day, we can forgive the absence of a dedicated app and the exorbitant subscription fee to give a thumb’s up to a durable, powerful kid tracker.
The tile slim is a lean Bluetooth gizmo that can help you track lost items, including your child. It slides easily into backpacks or kids’ purses and wallets. Then, you use your smartphone to trigger a loud chime from the Tile Slim. This is great for family outings and birthday parties at parks or other places kids can wander off. Outside of Bluetooth range, you can access the last known location via an app. You can also tap other Tile users to help.
You want to keep track of your kids, they want to look good and be surrounded by things that appeal to their aesthetics. The hereO GPS watch comes in an array of vivid colors that fit kids’ fashion sense. The thin design is comfortable enough to wear all day. Features include real-time tracking, the ability to set up safety zones, and location tracking. You always know where your child is so that you can both feel safer and more confidant on-the-go.
The AmbyGear Smartwatch doesn’t just keep track of your child, it entertains them with games and activities. There is a reward and positive reinforcement whenever they get something right. With this watch, your kids can track you too, which is only fair. It can also help calm them down if they lose sight of you on an outing.
Weenect Kids GPS
Get ultimate accuracy in discerning your child’s whereabouts. Weenect has a live map and distance countdown to make it easier to locate your kid. Weenect GPS lets you define safety zones. It comes with a panic button, and its two-way calling makes it easy to stay connected to kids too small for smartphones.
There are many choices it the world of wearable, portable tech for kids. Budget is a reality that cannot be ignored. However, nothing is as important as keeping your child safe. Select a product that both you and your child understand and agree to. Make them a partner in their own safety. Talk to kids about features like listen-in capability for special needs kids, the possibility of two-way calling or tracking, and the importance of establishing and respecting safety zones.
Hopefully, you will never have to rely on this technology to locate your child. However, if you do, you’ll be glad you put it the time to research and prepare for any occasion that arises.