Monday, October 22, 2012

GPS Shoes

Since 2009, efforts have been underway to develop shoes with a built-in GPS tracking device as a way of helping families who have members with dementia. Following initial release in the U.S. late last year, the shoes went on sale last week in the U.K.  Click the links below to learn more:

Comment: Great use of the technology!  A point which means someone out there has probably been working real hard to come up with a variation.  Sure enough - shoes that will lead you home.  Click below for more:

These Shoes Guide You Home Using GPS, However Lost You Are (Gizmodo, September 19, 2012)

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1 comment:

  1. I think this is more of a safety tracking device especially if you run in a terrain environment like the backwoods.

    django & juliette