LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After a highly competitive third year, which innovations took the baby tech world by storm? Living in Digital Times (LIDT), producers of the Baby Tech Summit at CES, today announced the winners of the third annual The Best of Baby Tech Awards at CES® 2018, with Hearst's Good Housekeeping onboard as the exclusive media partner. This year's winners, recognized for their advancements in fertility, pregnancy and baby technology, were honored at an awards ceremony hosted by Laurie Jennings, Deputy Editor and Director of Good Housekeeping/ GH Institute, on the LIDT Stage at CES Tech West, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare.
"We are so impressed by all of the spectacular innovations happening in baby tech that are solving real problems for real parents," said Jennings. "From helping women get pregnant to providing peace of mind to new parents, these solutions and the technology that's powering them are eliminating some of the guesswork and allowing moms and dads to focus on what matters most—spending quality time with baby."
"We're so thrilled to be back to showcase another year of remarkable products that break new ground in the baby tech vertical," said Jill Gilbert, producer of the Baby Tech Summit and Marketplace. "This year's winners are so deserving of the opportunity chance to showcase display their products in front of an audience that is keen on bridging the gap between parenting and technology."
The Best of Baby Tech Award Winners:
Baby Eats: BlueSmart mia, a Smart Bottle Feeding System that tracks and analyzes your baby's intake and consumption patterns to give parents, grandparents, and caretakers the technology to make bottle feeding smart.
Baby Learn and Play: Wordle, the world's first platform that enables parents to monitor the learning environment of a baby through a baby-safe, no-screen and waterproof device and a Smart Parenting Coach app.
Baby Safety: Sirona M with SensorSafe 2.0, a smartphone-synched convertible car seat that provides alerts when unsafe situations arise, including when the child is left in the parked vehicle unattended or the child has unbuckled themselves while the vehicle is in motion.
Fertility and Pregnancy: Eveline Smart Fertility System, an innovative ovulation testing and tracking solution that works easily with the smartphone to pinpoint a woman's prime ovulation dates.
Healthy Baby: TempTraq, a wearable Bluetooth® temperature monitor that continuously senses, records and transmits body temperature for up to 48 hours to a mobile device.
Audience Favorite: EarlySense Percept, an under-mattress, clinically-proven fertility tracker that accurately pinpoints your dates of ovulation, fertility window, and period by seamlessly monitoring physiological signals including heart rate and breathing.
Results were based on a compilation of online votes and esteemed judges—including a group of experts from the Good Housekeeping Institute. The judging panel included:
Jane Francisco, Editorial Director of Hearst Lifestyle Group, Hearst Magazines
Laurie Jennings, Deputy Editor and Director, Good Housekeeping | Good Housekeeping Institute
Vanessa Miller, Product Manager and Business Development Specialist, Best Babie Inc.
Rachel Rothman, Chief Technologist and Engineering Director, Good Housekeeping Institute
Lexie Sachs, Senior Textiles Analyst, Good Housekeeping Institute
Jeana Tahnk, Family Tech Expert, Top Tech Mom
Selina Tedesco, Product Testing Analyst, Good Housekeeping Institute
About Good Housekeeping: Celebrating 130 years, Good Housekeeping (goodhousekeeping.com) is a leading lifestyle media brand inspiring a monthly audience of 30+ million readers to discover genius innovations, delicious ideas, style-savvy trends, compelling news and best-in-class products for their homes, families and themselves. The Good Housekeeping Institute's state-of-the-art labs combined with Good Housekeeping's seasoned editorial talent is unparalleled. Staffed by top engineers, scientists and technology experts, the GH Institute tests and evaluates thousands of products each year for the magazine, website and for the Good Housekeeping Seal and the Green Good Housekeeping Seal, which are among the most recognized and trusted consumer icons in the world today. Good Housekeeping, which also has five international editions, is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst, one of the nation's largest diversified media, information and services companies. With 21 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation, and reaches 79.5 million readers and 68 million unique site visitors each month (comScore). Follow Good Housekeeping on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and on the Inside the Institute blog and take a behind the scenes tour of the Institute. Follow Jane Francisco on Twitter and Instagram.
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