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Smartwatch to teach kids good habits


Sam Hickmann


Omar Alaouf

CTO & Co-Founder

Company details

JOY is a family tech company (also described as a “behavioral health tech” company) based in San Francisco (HAX alumni). Our mission is to empower families.
We help parents to provide structure and routines in their children’s lives.
We help children develop self discipline and provide them with the organizational system necessary for a successful and happy life.

To achieve this mission, we’ve created the JOY behavioral platform which provides AI-powered routines and adaptive coaching. Using this platform, we’ve built a series of wearable devices like the Octopus Watch, a.k.a the training wheels for good habits!

Octopus Watch is the first icon-based watch that empowers kids by teaching good habits and the concept of time. It’s a watch, a scheduler and an assistant. It fosters responsibility, independence and self-esteem.

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