Kickbee Fetal Twitter Posting

Kickbee is a device that will allow your unborn child to twitter direct from the womb. I've heard of early adopters, but really.


(Kickbee twittering from the womb)

And it's easy. A velcro band reaches around the gravid female's waist; it has sensors that react to movement. Movements are sensed and wirelessly transmitted via Bluetooth to a nearby MacBook Pro, which posts the tweets.

Obviously, this is still a prototype device. Posting directly to a webserver via some sort of wireless communication card would allow greater mobility for the woman. I also think that there should be some sort of feedback; if anyone replies or if there is an upsurge in interest, the velcro strap should have little electrodes to provide feedback.

This functionality could be built in to an artificial womb like that suggested by Aldous Huxley in Brave New World (1932).

Be sure to take a look at a device that is intended for the opposing parent demographic - MummyWraps with Swiss Shield; Baby's First Tinfoil Hat. From Hack-a-Day.

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