Friends for Mum & Baby

Mother to Mother is a newly launched buddy sys­tem for first-time ex­pat moth­ers that aims to pro­vide con­nec­tions for friend­ship, sup­port and city-liv­ing ad­vice. It’s the idea of Camilla Car­ron, who had her two ba­bies in Sin­ga­pore, and re­alised how chal­leng

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In­ter­ac­tive Fash­ion

Th­ese newly re­leased T-shirts for kids and adults def­i­nitely tick the box for us! Not only are they fash­ion­able and of­fer en­hanced UV pro­tec­tion, they are em­bed­ded with aug­mented real­ity tech­nol­ogy. When a T- shirt is viewed through smart de­vices (via a spe­cial app), it opens up a fun, four-di­men­sional aug­mented real­ity ef­fect. Known as Cu­rios­ity Wear 4D+, it’s the lat­est wear­able tech­nol­ogy col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween Aus­tralian brand Cu­rios­ity Fash­ion and app de­vel­oper Oc­tagon Stu­dio. diyflash­card.com

Shop­ping Storm

There’ll be no short­age of gor­geous home dé­cor, stun­ning jew­ellery and fash­ion at the In­dian Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion Sum­mer Bazaar on 24 April, when 70 ven­dors show­case top picks in In­dian and Western wear. Don’t miss the Hap­pi­est Bazaar in Town! 10.30am to 8pm at the Shangri-la Ho­tel, 22 Orange Grove Road. iwasin­ga­pore.org

Happy Fly­ing

A Sky­baby air­line travel mat­tress is surely the an­swer to ev­ery fraz­zled par­ent’s prayer: a por­ta­ble, sim­ple so­lu­tion to lift your baby in and out of a plane’s bassinet with­out wak­ing them. Sky­baby can be packed away eas­ily into a small carry bag and used with a plane’s in­fant seat­belt. The fully wash­able prod­uct in­cludes a thicker padded pil­low sec­tion and is suit­able for new­borns to twoyear-olds. $59. tax­ibaby.sg

Ro­bot As­sis­tants

Smart mo­bil­ity is the mantra of Pi­ag­gio Fast For­ward, a Bos­ton-based com­pany with a mis­sion to build ro­bots and light­weight trans­porta­tion so­lu­tions for peo­ple on the move. They’ve re­cently re­leased two ground- break­ing projects. The GITA is an au­ton­o­mous ve­hi­cle that car­ries up to 18kg, can move in­de­pen­dently in a mapped en­vi­ron­ment, and ob­serve, com­mu­ni­cate and fol­low a per­son at speeds of up to 35km/h. Its big brother KILO has three wheels and can trans­port up to 100kg in its 120-litre com­part­ment, with sim­i­lar func­tion­al­ity. Watch this space for up­dates!

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