Description: Owlet does not prevent SIDS, but instead lets parents know when the child is suffocating.
Source: Tech Crunch
Date: October 25, 2015
Owlet, a Hardware Battlefield darling, announced that they are going out of beta this weekend and will be available to new parents who want to make sure their wee ones are breathing at night. The announcement comes in conjunction with actual testimonials from parents who feel that Owlet saved their babies’ lives. Read More
Questions for discussion:
1. Why do you think new parents are often worried their baby is not breathing?
2. Do you think parents of new babies will sleep more soundly when using a device like this on their baby? Or, will they still feel that the sock is not adequately reliable?