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Tracking Shoes

  • December 20, 2011

Alzheimer’s patients can sometimes wander away and become disoriented. For patients at risk of getting lost, these shoes have a built-in GPS receiver and a data transmitter in the sole (indicated in red), allowing the wearer’s location to be tracked. The shoes are charged via a USB connection in the heel.

Product: Aetrex GPS shoe
Cost: $300
Availability: Now
Source: www.aetrex.com
Companies: Aetrex

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