Ask any parent and they will tell you that the safety of their kids is one of their highest priorities. Thanks to technology, the anxiety in not knowing whether your children are safe or not, can be eased.

That’s why hereO, a US family location sharing service startup, has created the hereO kids GPS watch, the smallest kids GPS watch in the world, which helps parents know exactly where their kids are at any given time.

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The hereO was created for kids aged 3 and up and comes with a Family app available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, which parents or other family members can use to track their kids and receive various alerts and notifications such as panic alert, check-in alert, low-battery alert and more.

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The hereO comes with handy features such a child-lock that makes sure the watch will stay on a kid’s wrist even while they’re playing and if a stranger tries to remove it from them, an alert will immediately be sent to the app letting their parent’s know. A panic alert function allows kids to send an alert ti their parents letting them know they’re in danger and need help.

The hereO comes with a SIM card that doesn’t have to be linked to any network but instead works via an internet connection. hereO is currently raise funds to produce more watches on Indiegogo. At the moment, it has raised $83 489 of its $100 000 goal with 21 days left before funding closes. If it doesn’t reach its goal, hereO will still receive all the funds raised.

The hereO works and can be shipped to over 120 countries including South Africa and goes for $99 while it’s still on Indiegogo, thereafter it’ll be $149.

[Images: Indiegogo]