This article from Connected World
, despite the title of Will your kid wear wearables?
, is a look at Revolutionary Tracker
, which has developed two products from a GPS-enabled tracker to a simplified smartwatch. Both read to a smartphone for GPS tracking and communication. Where it differs is that the company broadly, not narrowly targets, ‘family tracking and communications’ as a modish wearable–infants, children, special needs children and adults (the autism market which most trackers have concentrated on), older adults and pets. Lone workers are another market, and a newer market: groups such as in camps, school trips and residential communities. It is also unusually made in USA, and the founders already have in the works a more sophisticated-looking design with multiple buttons and text functionality.
Our related recent coverage: KeepUS (UK only), Mindme (also UK), We’ve covered Lok8U (UK/US) in the past and buddi (UK) as far back as 2009.