Most wearables that are available in the market cater to adults. It's about time that companies start to focus on children. One company that has introduced the concept is LG, which came up with a new product known as the Kizon wristband.   

According to LG, the wristband is designed to have the One Step Direct Call button which can benefit both the child and the parents when contacting each other. If a parent's call is unattended after a 10-second ring, the wristband automatically activates its built-in microphone in order to allow parents to listen and figure out what the child could be doing. 

The wristband is made of polythiourethane material that is also water-resistant. Apart from having child-popular colors such as pink, green, and blue, it also comes in child-centered accessory features such as a Hello Kitty-designed cover. It is said to fit small wrists of children from pre-school and those in their primary school years. 

"Children as well as the elderly are ideal customers for wearable technologies," said CEO Jong-seok Park of LG Electronics Mobile Communications. "Wearables allow us to stay connected without the worry of losing a device or the inconvenience of having to carry a large item in a pocket." 

The Kizon wearable is built with location features that deliver periodic updates on the child's location.  All of this information can be retrieved through any Wi-Fi and GPS-enabled smartphone.    

The most amazing feature of the Kizon wristband is perhaps the battery. Designed to operate for 36 hours on a single charge, parents wouldn't have to worry about retrieving their child's location for a longer period. It's even long enough to track a child's overnight stay in a friend's house or an extended activity in school.    

For the specs fanatics, the Kizon wristband has RAM of 64 MB, ROM of 125 MB and works compatibly with both 2G- and 3G-enabled devices. The battery is measured at 400 mAh. Size dimensions are 34.7 x 55.2 x 13.9 mm. 

Apart from the wristband, LG has also launched other wearable products in the past. These are the G Watch and the Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones which came out in June and in May, respectively.   

The Kizon wristband is scheduled to hit the stores on July 10 to customers from South Korea. Future releases will roll out in North America and Europe at least during the year's third quarter. Price of the new wearable is yet to be announced.

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