Alcatel has launched ‘MoveTime – Track & Talk’ Smart Watch for kids, which allows them to communicate with pre-approved contacts and incorporates GPS tracking. Move Time will be available exclusively on Flipkart.com at Rs. 4,799.
This smart watch is powered by Nucleus operating system and sports an OLED 0.95- inch single white color (96×64 resolution) display and supports both iOS and Android. It has dimensions of 40x40x15.8mm and weighs less than 40 grams. This watch is claimed to provide talking time of upto 2hrs from the 370mAh pack with a full charge which takes only taking 1.5hrs to charge 100 percent. The battery has a standby time, lasting up to four days.
Aimed at children from age 5 to 11, this watch allows parents to call or send voice messages to their kids. Kids can reply to calls from up to 10 pre-set contacts and make calls to 5 registered numbers as the watch supports 2G network connectivity. The interface of the watch is simple that makes navigation for kids easy. Parents can track their kids location on their smartphones with the help of dedicated iOS and Android app. They will be notified on their phone, when their children enter or leave a pre-determined safe zone. This watch uses GPS, GSM and Wi-Fi, to locate kids’ indoor and outdoor location within 60 seconds due to dedicated cloud service.
It has safety features and calls from strangers are rejected automatically. It features an SOS button for panic situations where a distress signal is sent to parents. Parents can monitor location of child via the Smart Watch and in case, if they leave the preset area, parents will receive a notification.
MoveTime comes in two different color combinations (Blue + Orange Wristband & Red + Blue Wristband), and is IP65 rated for resistance against dust and water.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Krishan Kalra- Business Head- E Commerce, Alcatel India, said, “The Indian IoT market size is estimated to be around $300 billion by 2020 grabbing a 20% share of the worldwide IoT market. With more than 40% of our population below the age of 15, there is a strong need for safety and tracking wearable devices in the country. With children today being the digital natives, our Smart Watch ensures that parents stay connected to their kids 24×7 with this attractively designed and power efficient wireless GPS enabled watch that supports calling and GPS tracking.” He also added, “Going forward our aim is to be a major player in the growing market with our focused IoT products and services. We are gearing up to launch newer variants targeting Kids Safety in the growing Android smart watch space.”