HereO GPS watch on Indiegogo will track when your kid enters or leaves a specific area

Attention helicopter parents: There's a new GPS smartwatch and complementary app on website Indiegogo created specifically for young children, and it's seeking crowd-source backing in order to get a proper launch.

Called hereO GPS watch, the gadget is described as "the coolest, smallest GPS watch truly designed for kids". It's real-time tracking device in the form of a trendy, colourful watch, and it works with a "great family locator app". Simply strap the watch onto a child's wrist, then load the hereO app on your smartphone, and start monitoring his or her's whereabouts.

The hereO GPS watch features a "build-in SIM-Card" that auto-connects to a local carrier in more than 140 countries. And there's no roaming fees. Once connected, you can set parameters so that the GPS watch and app will notify you when a child enters or leaves a specific area such as a school. You can also use hereO to simply see where your child is at any given moment.

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To see what else this nifty little gadget can do, check out the video above. You can also browse hereO's Indiegogo page, where the project has almost reached it's $100,000 campaogn goal (and still has 20 days left to go). The hereO watch is expected to land in retail stores this autumn for $149.

If you'd like to purchase the hereO watch today, the Early Bird special on Indiegogo costs $99. It includes a six-month subscription plan, though you'll have to shell out $5 per month thereafter. Also, if the Indiegogo campaign doesn't work out, you'll still receive the watch by 15 July.