Teddy the Guardian
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'Smart' teddy monitors your child

A teddy bear that is able to monitor the health of the child hugging it has been developed to aid paediatric care.

Teddy the Guardian, developed in Croatia by entrepreneurs Josipa Majic and Ana Burica, is able to detect temperature, heart rate and blood-oxygen levels, simply by being cuddled.

The data is then transmitted wirelessly to a smartphone.

Ms Majic demonstrated the toy along with an early version of its mobile app, to BBC technology reporter Dave Lee.

You can follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveLeeBBC.

  • 13 Nov 2013
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