Rimax, a company specialized in advanced electronics, has created the first security system to monitor babies. ‘Kangoo Kam’ lets parents keep an eye on their newborn from any place in the house: a mini wireless camera is placed in the baby’s room and transmits audio and motion video to the portable monitor that can also be connected to a TV or PC screen.
The vigilance software analyses every move of the infant and triggers the alarm system if needed: if the baby cries, the image is automatically activated. Furthermore this “intelligent” intercommunicator can detect apnea problems: if the baby does not breathe for 20 seconds, it activates a signal.
The system is an example of artificial vision technology, a computer ingeneering branch that studies the intelligent recognition of images trhough a computer.