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GPS trackers in your shoes?

Jun 14, 2009 by     14 Comments    Posted under: Gadget

Shoes with tracker

Would you be willing to wear this shoes with GPS trackers?

This shoes with GPS trackers are originally intended for the elderly who has Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a condition that involves short and long term memory loss. Usually the ones who experience this are those who are old. Often times they get lost easily.

The GPS shoe’s chip will allow parties to track the person online and receive real time updates as they are on the move.

So GTX Corporation and the shoe company Aetrex developed this technology to track elderly patients who have Alzheimer’s. This will be of great help to the relatives, caregivers and doctors of those who has Alzheimer’s. It might be released before 2010.

The shoe will retail between $200 and $300 and purchasers will have the option of setting up a boundary system.  For $20 a month, the caregiver can receive alerts if the patient leaves the designated area.


14 Comments + Add Comment

  • Thanks for this blog very fascinating – surveillance is everyplace, regarding the trackers what’s better GPS or GSM?

  • Woot! Ayos yan ha.. That’s discreet! It’s useful as long as those lolos and lolas are wearing those.
    .-= Gem´s last blog ..A Glass Frog Discovered in an Ecuador Expedition =-.

    • @Gem,
      Siguro by that time I become Lolo.. there will be more hight tech for me 🙂

  • i think gps trackers are no longer as expensive as it used to be. that price is still too expensive. maybe next time they’ll come up with dog tags and cat tag with gps trackers.
    .-= ceblogger´s last blog ..Not In My Blogroll =-.

    • @ceblogger,

      It will be easier to wear those.. GPS Tracker 🙂

  • Wow, ang cool. Naalala ko tuloy nung bata ako may shoes ako na may ilaw ala-tracker pero mas cool ito. ^_^
    .-= Snow´s last blog ..Ruby Rose Barrameda-Jimenez Death: Chillingly Cruel =-.

    • @Snow,

      OO nga yung mga anak ko din tuwang tuwag kapag may ilaw yung sapatos 🙂

  • Hey, nice post, very well written. You should blog more about this. I’ll definitely be subscribing.

    • @FeedsTech.com,

      Sure.. hope tp see you comment here more often..

  • kewl… kso lang baka nde pwede sa atin ‘yan kse palaging may ulan at bahÃ¥, tsaka sa may mga asawa na gusto pang gumala, madaling ma-trace kung saang beerhaus… 🙂
    .-= ariston|blogs that i blogged´s last blog ..The Hangerpak design by Steve Haslip =-.

  • wow! sana hindi masira ung mga trackers! bakit kaya sa naapakan pang portin linagay un hehehehehe
    .-= WhatsACoder´s last blog ..Pomegranate phone: The Best phone? =-.

    • @WhatsACoder,

      OO nga pero siguro naman eh.. matibay yun.. siguro kasi kung sa xsapataos bihira ang aali na matanda na walang shoes. di ba 🙂

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