Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

What is Littlebird?

Littlebird Connected Care, Inc. is the parent company for the Littlebird product, a wearable device that pairs our unique Connected Care platform. Once paired and put on your child's wrist, the patented device captures holistic wellness and GPS information. That quantitative data is synthesized to provide clear insights into your child's whereabouts and general health, accessible via the Littlebird App.

What is Connected Care?

Connected Care is a new model of caregiving that aims to enable individuals to provide what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and guardianship of someone remotely.  This new-wave approach to caregiving is outside traditional care delivery models and relies on innovative technological solutions.

How is Littlebird different From competitors?

Littlebird is the smallest ever LTE GPS enabled device allowing for outside of the home monitoring on active children. We are the only option for parents who want to know where their child is, who they are with, and how they are. Our platform synthesizes quantitative and qualitative data into clear insights, empowering parents to make decisions with confidence, bolstered by a strong sense of communal connection. We believe that communication between parents and caregivers should be effortless and transparent and that parents should always feel connected with their child.

How does Littlebird's tracking and GPS work?

Littlebird uses patented safety and location-tracking features to help parents identify which caregiver is supervising their child and when hand-offs occur.  Littlebird utilizes the LTE-M cellular network to communicate GPS information. LTE-M is a new technology for low-power, long distances communications. LTE-M signal reaches about 30% farther than 3G/4G/5G/LTE networks.

Does Littlebird Guarantee the Safety of My Child?

The Littlebird application and wearable device is not an FDA-approved medical device and is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, alleviate or prevent any disease or health condition or investigate, replace or modify any physiological process. Ultimately, you are responsible for your child's health and wellbeing.

How does Littlebird protect data?

Littlebird takes the security and privacy of end-user data seriously. You find more details regarding data protection in Littlebird’s Privacy Policy.

Are Littlebird devices FDA-Approved?

The Littlebird device is a consumer product not a medical device. Littlebird wearable falls under the FDA compliance policy for low-risk products that promote a healthy lifestyle (General Wellness guidance).

Is Littlebird for helicopter parents?

Littlebird is the anti-helicopter parent device. It is intitively designed to help foster independence in the child, and help parents worry less!

Wearable FAQs

What is the Littlebird Care Tracker?

The patented Littlebird Toddler CareTracker wearable is the only option for parents who want to know where their child is, who they are with, and how they are. It fits on the wrist of most children ages 1 to 6 years old. Littlebird Connected Care App has an expanding suite of features including a dynamic activity feed connecting you with your little one's caregivers.

Can my child take the Care Tracker off?

Our patented buckle design features an innovative design for safety and security and to deter child removal. Our studies show that most children find the band comfortable both at play and for sleep.

What type of information does the wearable provide?

The Littlebird Toddler Tracker offers:

  • Patented Caregiver Bluetooth Tether
  • Unique GPS Tracking System
  • Heart Rate
  • Activity Tracker
  • Sleep Monitoring
  • Mood and Wellbeing check-ins

We are constantly working on launching new features, have an idea? Email us.

What age is the Toddler Care Tracker for?

The Littlebird Toddler Tracker is designed for ages 1-6, and has a removable strap for extended sizing.

Is the wearable BPA-free?

The Littlebird Toddler Tracker offers a BPA-free band and exterior. The band is made out of silicone that has met safety standards for skin tolerance and sensitivity.

Can the wearable withstand water exposure?

The device can withstand water exposure up to one meter.

Can I communicate with my child via the wearable?

We intentionally designed the Littlebird wearable to seamlessly blend into your child’s existence and not distract them from being fully present, in real life, at all times. As such, the device does not provide two-way communication.

What is the battery life of the toddler care tracker?

The battery is tested to last over 24 hours with normal use. However, we recommend charging daily to ensure continuous operation. Many parents charge during dinner or nap times.

Is WiFi required?

No, a WiFi connection is not required. The Littlebird Toddler CareTracker comes with one year of cellular connection once activated, and is paired directly with parents and caregiver's devices.

Littlebird App FAQs

How does the Littlebird app work?

The Littlebird application pairs with the wearable CareTracker device to collect and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data to provide clear insights. In short, it tells you where you child is, who they are with, and how they are doing.

Which mobile devices are compatible?

The Littlebird application is available on both iOS and Android devices.

Do I have to have a care tracker to use the App?

Yes, the application works exclusively with the Littlebird Care Tracker to easily and securely monitor children’s overall wellness and whereabouts.

What metrics does the Littlebird App pull from the care tracker?

Metrics include sleep, heart rate, and physical activity.

The Care Tracker utilizes these biometric scores and physiological insights to bridge quantified data with developmental, psychological, and behavioral growth.