16 June 2009

GPS shoes for people with dementia being trialled

Patented GPS shoe offers caretakers simple solution to locate “wandering” seniors using 2-way GPS technology
GTX: 27 May 2009
GTX Corp, a leader in customizable, patented 2-way GPS Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions, and Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in pedorthic footwear and foot orthotics, have entered into a platform test agreement. The companies will collaborate on the development and mechanical engineering of GTX Corp’s patented PLS 2-way transceivers and software systems to monitor the locations of “wandering” seniors afflicted with dementia by embedding its technology in Aetrex footwear. … > full press release : CNN news story

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