By Jennifer Geiger on June 13, 2012
Parents have a new ally when it comes to ensuring their children's safety in a vehicle. A new child-safety seat with a built-in monitoring system will send warnings if it detects certain life-threating situations.
The First Years IAlert convertible car seat from Tomy works with a smartphone app to send messages if it detects misuse in following ways:
The seat, which goes on sale this fall, is rated for use from five to 65 pounds. Watch the video below.
Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Geiger is a reviewer, car-seat technician and mom of three. She wears a lot of hats, many of them while driving a minivan. Email Jennifer