So, you’re a brand new parent. You’re taking the new baby home from the hospital, where he/she has been monitored 24/7 since birth, and suddenly, you’re on your own. Now what do you do? Besides panic? And lose sleep over the fear of SIDS? The Owlet Baby Care is a smart sock that monitors information like heart rate, breathing, sleeps quality and skin temperature, and transmits the information via Bluetooth (or over your wireless network) to your smart phone or any connected device, in real time. The company is establishing partnerships with Target, Buy Buy Baby, Babies R Us, Amazon and Peterson Medical. Presently, the device is available direct to parents through the company’s website. And since the sock also collects data, Rutgers University is using it to study infant sleep. “Big data solves big problem,” said co-founder Kurt Workman, himself a new first-time father “Five years ago, the technology wasn’t there. Five years from today, all babies will go home with a device.” Owlet is the first baby health monitor that tracks what really matters. Lucky for newborns, we’ve come a long way, baby.