Cubo AI baby monitor was released was just made available for purchase on Amazon in November 2019. For about $300, you can get yourself this smart baby monitor that uses artificial intelligence to give you data of your baby and the environment.
During the test period, 86% of the trial users gave it an excellent 5-star rating and it got us interested to review it here at 10BabyGear.
Several media outlets such as Engadget, Digital Trends, Tom’s Guide and Yahoo Finance have done a feature on Cubo Ai camera and we thought we could combine all info available and give you all you need to know about this AI camera.
Parents and baby monitor experts have termed Cubo AI as the most intelligent camera that offers protection for your baby. The Cubo camera is developed and distributed by a Taiwanese incorporated company called Yun Yun AI Baby Camera Ltd. The company was founded by Joanna Lin, a mother of a 3-year-old son and Dr. Kenneth Yeh, an experienced pediatrician who has supported care for over 10,000 newborns in a span of over 15 years.
The camera and app were available for sale in markets such as Australia and the US since January 2019. The product has gone through testing and is now available for shipping at $199 at Indiegogo website. Once the Cubo AI camera sells out its entire 68 units remaining, the price will shoot up to $299, a $100 extra. You should note that shippings orders for July will be shipped by September so you should plan around when you plan to get it.
When you purchase Cubo AI Camera, you get a 30-month guarantee, a free cancellation before shipment and guaranteed shipping within a month.
The Cubo camera was designed by AI and medical experts including Dr. Yeh Cheng-Hsiung, a renowned pediatrician who Cubo AI has been regarded as the smartest camera because of it the following features that you wouldn’t find in any traditional baby monitor. Below are the unique features of this AI camera:
- Covered face alert which basically lets you know when your child is at risk of not getting enough air to breathe because of beddings or clothes covering the face.
- Cry detection alert to get your attention when your baby is crying or needs to be feed or have the diapers changed
- Danger zone alert
- Auto photo capture
The photo below has all the specifications of the Cubo AI camera:
You can also check out its manual here.
Below is a picture of the Cubo AI camera, the world’s smartest camera:
Video Intro of Cubo AI
Below is a very short clip introducing Cubo AI baby monitor:
The Cubo AI camera and App was released in Q2 of 2019 but you can still qualify for an early-bird purchase discount of up to 66% and join over 2,000 parents that have got their hands on the Cubo AI camera.
Where to get it – Australia, US, UK, Europe, and the Entire World
You can get Cubo AI in Australia, US, UK and in the US. Unfortunately, Cubo AI is currently not available on Amazon and can only be obtained from the Indiegogo website.
Cubo AI App
Cubo AI, the camera we’ve all been waiting for since the Indiegogo fundraiser was launched is now available for free on Android and iOS devices.
|App Compatibility||Android and iOS|
|Android App Rating||4.5/5|
|iOS App Rating||–|
Cubo AI Indiegogo
Cubo AI got its funding by crowdsourcing from Indiegogo website. They managed to raise $472,934 from over 2,500 backers as of July 24, 2019. This is over 900% of what they initially planned to raise. You can read more of their Indiegogo fundraiser here.
How Cubo AI Is Different:
See the comparison of Cub0 AI with other wearable baby monitors, smart baby monitors, and traditional baby monitors:
You can check the current price of purchase Cubo AI baby monitor on Amazon using this link
Cubo AI Pros and Cons
Cubo ai vs Nanit Plus
Both Cubo AI and Nanit use artificial intelligence to get data of your baby and your baby’s environment without coming in contact (non-wearable tech). The table below shows the differences between Cubo and Nanit Plus.
|Cubo Ai||Nanit Plus|
|Rated 4.6/5 by more than 50 customers on Amazon||Rated 4.5/5 by more than 400 customers on Amazon|
|1080p resolution camera||960p resolution camera|
|Cry detection||No cry detection|
|It comes with three different “mounting” options (floor stand, crib mount, mobile stand) at no additional cost. In addition, you are able to move Cubo around after as it is quite versatile||When you purchase the full unit, Nanit Plus comes with a stand but you can also purchase the independent Nanit stand at an additional cost. You can check today’s price of Nanit multi-stand on Amazon here. Once you mount your Nanit camera, you are unable to move it around – not very versatile.|
|It does not have sleep insights||It has sleep insights that summarize how your baby slept and gives you tips to enable you to improve your baby’s sleep pattern|
|Barely any lag – less than 2 seconds but it takes longer to open its mobile app.||Nanit indicates that its videos have a lag of 2 – 3 seconds but users have seen it lag for up to 10 seconds. However, Nanit’s app opens faster|
|Non-wearable vital-signs detection (does not give you breathing rate per minute)||Non-wearable vital-signs detection but Nanit breathing Wear can enhance the accuracy of the readings. Nanit gives you breathing rate per minute|
|Advanced safety for your baby with rollover alerts||No security or safety alerts when the child rolls over.|
|4x digital zoom||No zoom capability but allows you to remotely move the camera around.|
|Check Price||Check Price|
Overall, when all the features are considered, Cubo AI has superior AI technology that does not require you to purchase an additional blanket for more accurate readings. Cubo AI costs almost $300 but there are no additional purchases you need to make for equipment such as mounting kit or camera stand.
Cubo ai vs owlet
Cubo AI uses non-wearable technology to track your baby’s vitals while Owlet uses a wearable smart sock to track your baby’s heartbeat and oxygen levels.
The table below explores more differences between the two smart baby monitors available in the market in 2020.
|Uses AI to track vitals||Uses pulse-oximetry tech to track the vitals|
|Comes with a camera and relays alerts to a phone||It does not come with a camera but a complete unit with a camera is available at an additional cost. It relays alerts to a base station and to a smartphone|
|It has a cry detection feature similar to Lollipop||It does not have a cry detection feature|
|Non-wearable||A wearable sock that needs to be replaced after some time.|
|Check price||Check Price|
Cubo AI FAQs
Cubo AI costs $299 but you can check its current price here
Follow the steps on Cubo’s website to troubleshoot connection to wifi
Below are the steps you can follow to troubleshoot if your Cubo AI baby monitor is not connecting to wifi.
1. Are you using the original plug that came with Cubo?
2. What is the status light on Cubo when you were unable to connect? (https://bit.ly/37Hthrw)
3. Please double check if Cubo has been properly connected to the stand. There should be no gap between Cubo and the stand (example: https://bit.ly/2ZtCjCV). If you are unsure, please take a photo from the side and we’ll be happy to double check for you.
4. Has the WiFi environment changed recently? (i.e. Cubo was moved and connected to a different network)
5. If you’re using the same WiFi network on your phone, please run a quick test next to Cubo using www.speedtest.net and share a screenshot for reference.
6. Please help provide your Cubo account email.
I am Ashley Davis, a mom of three kids and the editor here at 10BabyGear. I have been a parent since 2011 and have been doing full-time consulting as a baby sleep expert since 2019. When I am not researching or testing the next baby gear hitting the market, you’ll find me teaching my toddlers a trick or two – especially over the last few months with the lockdown. I hope you’ll find my guides and reviews helpful as you make your next purchase decision. If you have any questions, you can reach me at email@example.com.