Walmart and Evanflo Safe Car Seat: Evenflo Advanced SensorSafe Embrace

Posted in children by Olivia Olson on July 29th, 2015

cropped carseatIt is estimated that approximately 40 babies die each year from heat stroke after being left in cars. This is usually attributed to the fact that car seats for infants face away from the front of the car, allowing parents to forget about their sleeping children in the backseat. Now Walmart and Evenflo have teamed up to create the Evenflo Advanced SensorSafe Embrace.
The car seat uses a wireless receiver that is hooked up to the car’s On Board Diagnostics. It is then synced with the car seat which will play a “jingle” if the car is off and the car seat is still buckled. The difference between this car seat and other smart car seats is that it doesn’t work through the bluetooth in your cellphone, so the car seat will still …

Safety 1st car seat protects kids with air

Posted in Safety 1st by Shane McGlaun on July 1st, 2009

carseatair-sbThere hasn’t really been any innovation in keeping kids safe in cars with respect to their car seats in years. Most all car seats are the same and serve the same function. A new car seat is available for pre-order now that protects children from side impact collisions.

The car seat is called the Air Protect from Safety 1st. The car seat releases air into the head protection area that protects the child’s head from a hard impact in a side collision. The company says that the air tech creates a slower, softer landing for kids.

Samsonite’s Tot Pod concept

Posted in Concepts by Conner Flynn on July 6th, 2008

Samsonite’s Tot Pod concept
Forget the fact that this thing looks like it’s designed to comfortably seat your helpless child and then snap it’s jaws shut while it digests your little tot, it’s actually designed with the safety of your child in mind. Designer, Aldo Barreto, a student from Ontario Canada, designed this modern baby car seat for a competition held by Samsonite.

He wanted to design a child transportation vessel that is more convenient. The ‘Tot Pod’ has a built-in child restraint system, carrying handle and even a storage compartment in the back, and drop down wheels to convert it from a car seat to a stroller. When not in use, it’s just an ominous looking clam shell.