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Baby Tech, Learn & Play: VersaMe Starling

Baby may not understand what you’re babbling about. But every word you say counts, and the Starling is finally keeping track.

You can track all sorts of stuff that’s good for your health: calories, steps, heart rate. But what about developmental health? The Starling is a wearable device and app that’s finally putting some hard numbers behind a crucial component of baby’s development: all your verbal interaction with him.

WHAT WE LOVE

  • Safe to chew, drool-proof and BPA- and Phthalate-free, this little wearable star can be clipped, strapped or hooked onto your child or gear, whichever works best for your routine
  • By tracking word count and analyzing your speech patterns, the Starling offers feedback on how you can communicate better: for instance, varying word choice and trying longer words
  • Nothing you say is actually recorded, so that time you cursed a diaper explosion out is really forgotten

SUMMARY

Just 10 minutes of conversation a day can put baby’s vocabulary 30 million words ahead by age 4. So start chatting! And let the Starling keep you on track.

Price: $169

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