WatchPhone keeps close eye on child user

Oaxis chief executive and co-founder G-Jay Yong with the company's range of products, which include the WatchPhone S1 and its follow-up myFirst Fone S2 for children, as well as an E Ink screen for hospitals that displays queue numbers and patients' b
Oaxis chief executive and co-founder G-Jay Yong with the company's range of products, which include the WatchPhone S1 and its follow-up myFirst Fone S2 for children, as well as an E Ink screen for hospitals that displays queue numbers and patients' bedside medical data, among other uses.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

3G phone-cum-watch from local firm Oaxis offers parents peace of mind with its SOS and GPS tracking functions

A stranger walks up to your child and tries to lure her into a vehicle near school, but she senses something is wrong and presses an SOS button on her wearable 3G phone that sets off a recording function for 30 seconds.

The voice message is sent instantly with her exact location to family members.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 16, 2018, with the headline 'WatchPhone keeps close eye on child user'. Print Edition | Subscribe