In a move that is being viewed as an antecedent to launching its first smartwatch focused on kids, Fitbit has gained Hong Kong-based tech startup, Doki Technologies, which is known for making IoT gadgets centered around children’ wellbeing and security. While neither one of the companies hasn’t said anything authoritatively about the deal, Engadget claims that Fitbit’s Executive VP, Andrew Paul Missan, is currently recorded as Doki’s chief on the Hong Kong Companies Registry.
The report further says that following the deal, Fitbit is wanting to launch a children’s smartwatch with a 4G network. Insights regarding the gadget are rare, however as indicated by an anonymous source referred to by the report, the launch will occur before the finish of this current year. As indicated by the report, the deal among Doki and Fitbit was likely struck a year ago, not long before the last was procured by Google for a revealed $2.1 billion.
With respect to Doki, it is a Hong Kong-based technology organization that makes smartwatches and smart bands for kids. The organization’s first item, DokiWatch, is advertised as “the world’s most developed children’s smartwatch” that bends over as a smartphone and furthermore functions as a smart locator, empowering guardians to monitor their children. The gadget consolidates video calling, voice calling, informing, GPS following, and wellness observing to offer a one-stop-answer for kids in basic and grade schools.
The organization as of late announced designs to close down its Doki service from July first, 2020, in a move that currently is by all accounts straightforwardly identified with the procurement. As a major aspect of the deal, Doki gadgets, for example, DokiPal, DokiWatch, and DokiWatch S will not, at this point, have the option to get to correspondence, area, and other associated services. In any case, the deal is yet to be formally affirmed by either party, so how about we sit back and watch when that happens.