Coolest Inventions 2004: Kid Friendly

BABY, DON'T CRY

Sometimes all babies need is a little rocking to fall asleep. The Caring Cot, created by an English industrial designer, is a motorized crib that rocks for about a minute if the baby in it cries for 30 sec. If the baby doesn't stop after about 5 min., a signal is sent to the parents via remote. A sensor goes off if the room gets too hot or cold. And for parents fearful of studden infant death syndrome, a motion detector indicates if the baby has stopped moving for too long.

INVENTOR Garry Cho

AVAILABILITY Prototype only

TO LEARN MORE garrycho@gmail.com

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