Ultrasound imaging has made it possible for doctors to more diagnose and monitor trouble pregnancies. But we’ve come a long way from the grainy, black-and white images. In recent years, we’ve seen three-dimensional imaging and better quality two-dimensional imaging. Now, GE is taking prenatal ultrasounds to new heights.
If you have potty trained a child you know there is a lot of sitting and waiting for nature to call. We would read books, sing and even position it in view of the television to keep our boys from getting bored while waiting for things to happen. Heeding the call, CTA Digital debuted a crafty solution for tech savvy kids at CES this week called the iPotty!
With the autism diagnosis rates at 1 in 88 children in the United States alone, more and more researchers are working to find methods that may help diagnose autism sooner. The hope is that by detecting autism earlier, intervention can take place sooner, giving autistic children a better chance at self-care and a higher level of functioning. Researchers in Texas are paving their path in the world of autism with a toy robot.
Well known for their innovative kid’s tech products, VTECH has done it again with the introduction of their innotab. This multi-functional tablet is great for kids 4-9. While putting it through it’s paces over the last couple weeks I have been impressed by the amount activities that VTECH has included right out of the box .
I will admit it. I am one of those moms who hands her iPhone to her kids when I want to get the rest of my grocery shopping done or when I’m driving while stuck in traffic.
To keep them happy I’ve pre-loaded some of their favorite TV episodes, puzzle games and a few fun apps. The problem with this, however, is that my iPhone is my life.
Tablets are increasingly becoming a part of childhood. Much like a tricycle, checkers or a set of encyclopedias were staples in the toy room not long ago, devices like the iPad seem to be right at home in a child’s hand.
It’s official! The tablet craze we are currently seeing in the tech world has spilled over into the kids toy market.
On Monday LeapFrog, a leader in children’s electronics, announced that they would be introducing the LeapPad Explorer(TM).
This Fall look for VTech to introduce a tablet. Priced at just $79.99 the InnoPad is a multi-media educational tablet for children 4-9 that combines interactive and animated reading, learning games, creative activities and a rich collection of applications.
United Nations Foundation mHealth Alliance hopes to turn cell phones into medical lifesavers for mothers and infants during childbirth. Their service would provide a way to reach people in remote areas where medical care might not be as accessible.
Young children are surrounded by technology, and are more able to pick up on it than adults. However, a new study may suggest that knowing technology better does not mean kids are understanding everything they need to know.