Making safety child’s play | Breakthrough Funding

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Making safety child’s play

When car manufacturers aren’t meeting parents’ concerns over baby safety, it’s time to put innovation in the driving seat

If you’re a parent, or even if you just look after small children sometimes, you’ll understand the worry that can come with using a car seat.

When babies’ heads are in the wrong position, their developing necks and spines could suffer and there is even the risk of breathing issues, should their head flop forward during the journey. Reclining the car seat can help to avoid these problems, but it’s not safe for a parent to attempt to do that while driving. Even stopping the car on the side of the road, so that the driver can get out and adjust the seat, has its safety risks.

Frustrated by the lack of solutions on the market, one innovative company has developed an idea for a child’s car seat that can be reclined remotely. This can be done using a unique wireless button from the driver’s seat, without requiring them to stop or divert their attention from the road.

Other great features include a five-point harness, padded head support and 90-degree rotation, which allows parents to swivel the seat towards them before putting the child into the seat. This could save a tremendous amount of back strain! Three anchor points support the seat, providing extra stability for the child in the event of an abrupt stop or accident.

The company will soon be launching a crowdfunding campaign to support the launch of its patented, award-winning child seat, designed for infants from birth to four years old – visit www.crowdcube.com/babysafe to find out more about the product and investment opportunities.

Are you working on an innovation that will improve travel safety for children, drivers or other passengers? If so, get in touch – we’d love to hear all about it.

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