So apparently there's an Australian company that's launching some synchronized, remote-controlled, crib-rocking caster system called Lullabubs.
I worry that lately I've become a bit jaded or cynical when it comes to baby gear marketing, bloglinking clusterf--never mind. What interests me most about Lullabubs is their publicity history.
"Hey! Rock your crib via remote control." This Cradle Rocks - Literally [cnet]
"but it's not actually on the market yet" Lullabub Cot Rocker rocks baby to sleep for you [jay at bloggingbaby]
Five emails with the link [but don't get me wrong, I appreciate it]
Lullabub inventor defents invention on bloggingbaby comment thread
Four more emails [keep'em comin', folks, seriously]
Doormat-shaped robot gently jiggles your baby to sleep
The Doormat That Rocks The Cradle [dt]
14 years developing casters which "mimic the rhythmic movement of the uterus"
Sleepy, the Swiss-made Miracle Caster [dt]
Sept. 23, 2004
Wow. Exactly one year ago, I actually wrote: "What's interests me about the Caring Cot is it's publicity history."
The Caring Cot: Pampers-sponsored Crib-rocking Robot [dt]