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Innovative Ideas in Baby Care
Using AI to monitor sleeping positions and movement, this digital observation system allows childcare workers to remotely keep track of up to 10 infants at a time
Designed for use in busy locations like shopping malls and event spaces, this portable baby care pod offers parents a safe and convenient place for diaper changes or breast feeding
The number of Indian visitors to Thailand is growing, and now they are the second-biggest group
Keeping the new guests happy is a priority for locals, who are learning the nuances of Indian culture