Dress To Impress: The 10 Coolest Wearable Devices At CES 2014


Filip Smart Locator

One of several CES technologies built with parents in mind, Filip is a wearable device for kids that doubles as a tracking device and a smartphone.

The idea is that kids wear Filip as a watch, while built-in GPS technology lets mom and dad track their location directly on their smartphones. Parents can even set up "SafeZones," or a virtual radius around a certain location such as home or school, and then receive a push notification on their phones when Filip detects the child has crossed out of the zone.

Another cool feature of Filip is that it basically eases kids into having a smartphone. It works as a fully functional phone, but can only hold a maximum of five phone numbers, so parents always know who their little ones are talking to. Filip can receive short text messages from a parent's phone, but can't be used to send them.

The device comes in four bright colors and sells for $199.

 



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