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LeapFrog’s LeapBand: A Smartwatch For Kids


LeapFrog’s LeapBand: A Smartwatch For Kids

News James Peckham 17:28, 1 Might 2014

Is a smartwatch actually the best way we will deal with rising childhood weight problems

Youngsters and know-how is a reasonably controversial topic. Whether or not you’re speaking about in-app buying, web security or the little rug rats not getting sufficient train as a result of they’re glued to both to A) TV or B) World Of Conflict Craft, the consensus, relying in your sources, is often the identical: TECH IS BAD!

Why can’t youngsters exit and climb timber and play Curby like we used to? Say the previous people. 

Cos issues change, guys. Sorry – however that’s simply the best way it's. 

No matter your stance on how youngsters ought to or shouldn't work together with know-how, one factor most individuals agree on is that youngsters as we speak – what with their excessive fats, excessive sugar diets – ought to in all probability be getting extra train. Properly, LeapFrog is on the case and has simply launched the primary business smartwatch for teenagers. Yep, that’s proper, a smartwatch on your little brat.

LeapFrog’s new LeapBand is focused at youngsters ages four-7 and encourages youngsters to maneuver. It tracks your child's actions so you'll be able to inform how a lot train they're getting and in addition doubles as a watch to assist them study to inform the time.

There’s even a Tamagotchi type digital pet to take care of, too, who additionally doubles as a conduit for presents; kind of like a digital Santa Claus. And whenever you do sufficient train and your pet rewards you with one thing. 

You’ll have the ability to purchase the LeapFrog LeapBand in your youngsters (or your self, for those who actually want) from August. It’ll value £29.ninety nine and is obtainable in inexperienced, blue, orange and pink.


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