Baby monitors

In addition to simple video and audio monitors, manufacturers are producing an assortment of bio-sensor devices that monitor a baby’s movements, temperature, and sleep patterns insider her crib and room. The data are viewed on smartphone applications and some information may be collected and stored by the device manufacturers on their cloud servers.

 » Read more


Some children’s toys include microphones and cameras that simulate conversations, and record video of their play time. The toys use the microphone to listen to a child’s question, relays the speech over the home’s wifi network to the vendor’s cloud computers. The question is then analyzed, and a response is provided back to the child. The speech can also be viewed and recorded using a smartphone application.

  • Examples: Hello Barbie, My Friend Cayla,

 » Read more

IACP Conference