MMGuardian debuts AI smartphones for kids

MMGuardian introduced an AI-powered smartphone for kids emphasizing child safety.

Announced at the CES 2024 tech trade show in Las Vegas, MMGuardian designed the AI smartphone particularly for kids to address the evolving needs of teenagers. It offers a suite of features designed to enhance parental control and child safety.

MMGuardian’s AI harnesses deep learning models to detect inappropriate selfies, providing a crucial layer of protection against online risks such as sexting, sextortion, and cyberbullying. Now it has launched a smartphone in partnership with Samsung.

An MMGuardian notification about bullying.
An MMGuardian notification about bullying.

By promptly alerting parents and children to potential threats, this feature gives MMGuardian a way to differentiate itself on child safety in the digital age.

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Established in 2012, MMGuardian emerged from Techlaunch and secured seed funding in 2013 and it has received awards for its contributions to child safety technology.

In 2018, MMGuardian implemented scanning capabilities for pictures, texts, and chat messages. It has issued over 10 million alerts to parents since its inception.

Parental notifications from MMGuardian.

The pivotal collaboration with Samsung in 2023 resulted in the beta launch of MMGuardian phones, aligning with the company’s mission to empower parents and fortify child safety in the digital landscape.

The unveiling at CES 2024 signifies a significant stride in child safety technology, presenting the culmination of the collaborative effort between MMGuardian and Samsung, promising enhanced safeguards and expanded parental control within the smartphone ecosystem.

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