LG introduces LG KizON wearable for children

LG KizONAs we reported earlier, LG is bringing wearables to children. The company today announced the KizON wristband. Designed for pre-school and primary school children, the LG KizON is a bracelet that uses GPS and Wi-Fi to provide parents with real-time location information.

“Children as well as the elderly are ideal customers for wearable technologies,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “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. At LG, we’re committed to exploring more ways to incorporate wearable devices into consumers lives in line with our vision to become a leader in wearables.”

The LG KizON is a 3G-enabled device that supports two-way communication. Both the KizON wearable and app come with a One Step Direct Call feature that makes it easy to connecto to the other party. Should the child not answer within 10 seconds, the KizOn automatically connects and activates the built-in microphone to let parents hear what is going on. Location Reminders also send location alerts at specific times throughout the day.


The LG KizON comes with 64MB of RAM and 125MB of ROM as well as a 400mAh battery rated for 36 hours. It is also both water-resistant as well as stain resistant and comes in blue, pink and green. It measures 34.7 by 55.2 by 13.9 millimeters.

LG will launch the KizON in South Korea on July 10. It is also coming to Europe and North America later this year. Pricing was not announced today.

Source : LG