X-Doria KidFit, wireless activity and sleep tracker for kids, ships in August
Families looking to track their child’s sleeping and activities might be interested in checking out the upcoming KidFit. Designed by X-Doria, the wristband is a one-size-fits-all device that lets sets goals for kids and provides feedback and encouragement. The waterproof watch connects to either Android or iOS devices via Bluetooth and charges via microUSB.
Rather than just counting steps or calories, KidFit motivates a behavior change in children by making activities into a game, and encouraging any form of activity to meet daily goals. Built-in challenges centered around key measures of health, encourage continued engagement for both the short and long term. Goals focus on key metrics such as hitting your daily target score, getting enough sleep and distance traveled, so children are rewarded when goals are met. Parents also can create custom goals tied to real world rewards for extra motivation.
The KidFit will retail for $49.99 however early adopters can save $10; the first 1,000 buyers get one for $39.99. Color options will include black, aqua, hot pink, yellow and red.