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Owlet Introduces New Smart Sock 2 and Connected Care Platform for Parents

March 29, 2017

As part of our vision to transform infant health and safety for every baby, today we announced the next big thing in the Connected Nursery: the new Smart Sock 2 and the upcoming release of a Connected Care health platform, designed for babies in their first year of life. With the new Owlet Smart Sock 2, the Connected Care platform provides parents with new data analysis and trends based on biometric information about their baby, including heart rate, oxygen levels, sleep trends and red notification history.

Owlet Connected Care Platform*

A first of its kind, the Connected Care platform tracks more data from the Owlet Smart Sock than parents previously had. It allows parents to view trends and use the insights to be proactive about their infant’s health; making decisions based on trends and data, as well as charting a course for development. Part of the new Connected Care platform will include future partnerships with other companies to integrate data that will help complete the picture of infant health, with Owlet as the hub for the Connected Nursery. The beta version of the platform will be available this summer.

The beta version of Connected Care will include:

  • Historical data tracking: 24-hour, one-week and one-month view of heart rate and oxygen levels tracked while baby slept
  • Red notification information: More detailed information and tracking of when an Owlet Monitor notifies parents of levels outside the preset zone
  • Sleep trends: Parents can more easily see their baby’s sleep patterns and help them establish a healthy sleep routine. Future updates of the Connected Care platform will include thermal comfort.
  • Trend analysis: Looking at average levels and rates

Connected Care will be included with every new Owlet Smart Sock 2 purchased through June and will be available for parents to use this summer.

Owlet Smart Sock 2

Owlet is designed by parents for parents; user experience is paramount at Owlet. Building on the award-winning design of the original Owlet Smart Sock, the new Smart Sock 2 is the result of parent feedback and our continued investment in product design. The result is the most sophisticated, accurate and reliable version of the Owlet Smart Sock yet. The Owlet Smart Sock has been used by more than 80,000 families, with nearly 200 billion heartbeats analyzed.

The Owlet Smart Sock 2 features and enhancements include:

  • Improved bluetooth range, up to a 12x increase (100 feet), between the Smart Sock and Base Station
  • Innovative new sock design, offering a more secure fit
  • Easier, more intuitive sock placement, meaning fewer false notifications due to more accurate sensor placement
  • Enhanced smartphone app for improved user experience
  • Advancements in firmware and hardware to reduce false notifications
  • Updated fabric sock can be worn on both feet, allowing parents to alternate as needed, as well as breathable toes through all sock sizes

You can read our full press release here.

*Connected Care features can now be found in the Owlet App under the History Tab.

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The Smart Sock is the first baby monitor to track your baby’s oxygen level and heart rate—good indicators of Baby's overall well-being—while they sleep. If your baby’s readings leave preset zones, you'll receive a notification that lets you know your baby really needs you. Now you can feel more confidence, more freedom, and more peace of mind knowing that Owlet is here to help.

Our all-new Smart Sock is the third of its kind and it's smarter than ever.

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42 thoughts on “Owlet Introduces New Smart Sock 2 and Connected Care Platform for Parents


Hey Kristin, the original Sock is no longer sold so you can rest assured that all purchases from a verified retailer are the 2.


Kristin Neading

I wanted to purchase the camera and sock bundle with the smart sock 2. I’ve been having issues deciphering which is the original and which has the sock 2. Have you stopped selling the original and replaced the socks with the version 2 or can you only buy the version 2 socks as a separate item? The one I purchased is sku PS01NNBBYF.



I have an original smart sock, but the range limitations don’t allow me to keep the base in my room. I prefer to leave my phone muted at night, but afraid I won’t hear the alerts if the base is out of my room. Are there any ways to increase the range or even a trade in program to update to the owlet 2?


Hi Chloe! Great questions! The original Smart Sock will definitely work with the Owlet Cam. Additionally, we would recommend using the updated fabric socks with your Smart Sock as they offer a much more secure fit and comfort for your little one. Please reach out to our team at (844) 334-5330 and they’ll help get them sent out to you!



I am planning on purchasing the Owlet Smart Sock 1 monitor and socks.. if I decide I want to purchase the Owlet 2 camera will it work with the Owlet 1 sock and the monitor? Or do I have to purchase a whole new set up. Also, will replacement 2 socks work with original Owlet?


Awesome, thanks!!


Hi! You can use your original Smart Sock or the Smart Sock 2 without a problem on the same device.


Schylar M Jones

If I already have the smart sock 1 can I use the smart sock 2 with the same device or do I have to buy all new product?


Hi Robyn, the packaging is different but you’ll also notice the fabric socks are different. With the Smart Sock 2, all the fabric socks are open-toed.


Robyn Boehmer

How do you physically tell the difference between Owlet and Owlet 2?


Hi Marina, Owlet no longer offers the original Smart Sock but replacement parts from the Smart Sock 2 can be used with your unit. If you need assistance with a part, just give technical support a call at (844) 334-5330 and they’ll help you out!



I was gifted a smart sock 1. Can I use it with replacement smart sock 2 or do you offer replacements for the first one? Thank you so much!


Hi Lauren, the Owlet Smart Sock thresholds are preset and are not adjustable, similar to other consumer wellness products, like smart watches. These thresholds are in place for a few reasons, one being that a baby can quickly desat and come right back up. This helps avoid false notifications due to fluctuations.



Hello, my name is Lauren and I was wondering if the spo2 minimum parameters could be increased to at least 90%, since a normal infant’s spo2 ranges from 93% to 97%.


Hi! Just download the Connected Care app and sign in using the email and password you created for the Owlet app. 🙂


Ruth Ballard

How can I use/access connected care?


Hi Mariela, we’re always working on improvements but we do not have any launch dates for a new version of the Smart Sock at this time. Make sure to keep up with our social media pages or sign up to receive emails from us as we’ll always announce new product releases there!



Is there any plans to release a Owlet Smart sock 3 ?


Hi! We’ve developed algorithms based on heart rate, oxygen and movement, and from those algorithms we identify the differences in sleep. Our team would be more than happy to look into this for you if you send them feedback through the app or to subscriptions@owletcare.com!



How does the connected care app determine quality of sleep? My 6 week old sleeps for 5 hours at night and he will consistently have a “poor” quality of sleep. His O2 and heart rate are normal through the night..


Channing Merrell

Hi Ashley! The Owlet Baby Monitor notification strategy was set by a team of pulse oximetry specialists, pediatricians, neonatologists and pulmonologists. The notification thresholds are preset and are not adjustable. Hopefully, that helps answer your question!



Are the oxygen ranges adjustable yet? Like if I want to be notified before it dips to 85 can I set it up for the notification of the range I want like a higher one if 100-90?


Hey Angelee! You should be able to do this but give our team a call at (844) 334-5330 so they can double check. 🙂


Angelee Blackmore

If you own base gen 1 can you buy just replacement smart sock version 2 to use with gen base 1?


Hi Joel! Here’s how it works with twins- Currently, the Owlet Smart Sock 2 and mobile application are not optimized for use with twins. Two separate full Owlet Monitors and two separate mobile app accounts are required to monitor and view both twins at the same time. With two app accounts, you could either log into both babies’ accounts through two different mobile devices simultaneously or if only one mobile device is housing the app, you would need to log out of one twin’s account and then log into the other. Hope that helps! Please feel free to send out team an email at contact@owletcare.com if you have any further questions. We’d love to help!


Joel Heilman

We are having twins. What are my options. Will they inferior with each other and can you connect 2 socks to one app?


Great question! While Connected Care does offer additional insights, it is an optional purchase and not required to enjoy your Owlet.:)


Abbas majid

Hi I am looking to purchase. Do you have to buy the connected care after the 14 day trial or can you run it without. Thank you


Hey Sandra! Yes, the Owlet App is compatible with Android devices running Android 4.4 (KITKAT) or higher.


Sandra Rivera

Good afternoon

Is the owlet sock 2 compatible with Android?


Hey Gabriela! The Owlet Smart Sock 2 is the most sophisticated, accurate and reliable version of the Owlet Smart Sock yet.
It features new updates like increased Bluetooth range, a more comfortable sock design, and advancements in firmware and hardware.



What’s the difference between sock 1 and 2?


Yes, you can!



Can you use connected care with the first gen sock?


Hi Nicole! If you have a profile set up from the Smart Sock 1, you’ll just want to delete your baby profile and go through the onboarding process when setting up your Smart Sock 2. Do this by going to App>menu>account>baby profile>delete. You’ll just need to reregister the new base station. If you need any assistance, just call the Owlet Team at (844) 334-5330 Monday-Saturday 7am-9pm MT.


Nicole Wilcox

Will the smart sock 2 work with my original setup?


I just worked with Ashley and Steve with issues on my gen 1. The customer support is top notch and I can’t thank them enough. Great company.


Angela Becktel

Why did you buy the 2nd one of you already have the 1st



I am the proud owner of the owlet sock 1 and 2. I can not praise this company enough. The owlet has brought me peace of mind. I beleive every mother should own one for their baby. Special thanks to Ashley Wadley (a customer service representative with owlet) for the help through the live chat help, and late night support for me.


The Owlet Smart Sock 1 will absolutely continue to work. 🙂


will the original continue to work?



Wow! Loving the technology. We’ll have to pick one up and write up a review on it!