New Technology Is Designed To Keep Babies Safe From the Dangers of Hot Cars … by exposing them to Wi-Fi!

carseatIn a recent article on the Huffington Post, Ingrid Prueher writes of new technology by Evenflo Corporation that will protect babies from being left in a hot car. “The Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX infant car seat with SensorSafe technology comes equipped with a receiver that plugs into the data port in the car’s onboard diagnostic port. It links to the sensor on a clip that goes across the baby’s chest in the seat using Wi-fi. When the car stops and is turned off, a very distinct alert sounds, reminding caregivers to get their baby out of the car. The product is currently on sale on Walmart’s website for about $150 and is expected to be in stores next month.”

While it’s a great idea to come up with new ways to protect babies from this rare but real danger, it is just replacing one danger with another. Read the entire article here.


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