Keep An Internet Eye On Kids In Day Care
Howard News service
Probst works eight miles away from the Mason, Ohio, child
care center where her two children spend the day, but she
can see her kids any time she wants on the Internet. Cameras
in the Kids 'R' Kids day care center constantly photograph
the children and transmit the images onto the internet for
parents to view.
wonderful", said Probst. "I usually check on them once in
the morning and once in the afternoon. It gives me a nice,
peaceful feeling to see them."
in the back of 10 Kids'R' Kids classrooms and cafeteria
transmit photographs that are updated every one to six seconds
on the internet.
a technology that eventually will be used by all child care
centers", said Sean Connolly, President of Connolly Electronics in Atlanta,
which provides the Internet service for Kids 'R' Kids and
other day care centers.
said technology is changing so quickly that it won't be
long before the transmissions are similar to live, continuously
moving television pictures.
security purposes, parents are given passwords that allow
them to see images from the room where their child is.
an excellent concept for parents, children and us," said
Doris Moore, director of Kids"R"Kids. "To me, it's just
another way of encouraging parental interest in their children's
day care centers. We have nothing to hide." Kids "R" Kids
doesn't charge extra for the internet service.
story was written by the Cincinnati Post.