These digital diapers are brilliant and might even save your baby’s life
Smart diapers -- yes, diapers -- may end up being a more practical use of wearable technology than Google Glass, smart watches, or fitness bands.
The discussion around “wearable technology” is dominated by Google Glass, smart watches, and fitness trackers. But diapers — yes, diapers — may end up being a more practical use of wearable tech than any of those.
New York City startup Pixie Scientific claims to have engineered what it calls “smart diapers.” The company says these diapers can potentially detect urinary tract infections, kidney issues, dehydration, and even type one diabetes. Those are critical issues for young children and detecting issues early could keep your child from becoming ill. ...