These Sneakers Track Your Child’s Movements

These Sneakers Track Your Child’s Movements

How do you find out where your kids are at all times? GPS trackers help. But most kids will remove a tracker that’s placed on a necklace or bracelet, and may not always wear that watch or backpack. If there’s one thing that kids love, though, it’s colorful sneakers, and that’s what two companies are banking on with a new line of smart shoes – that’s right, smart shoes. What are smart shoes? Shoes that include a GPS tracker, of course! Sports giant 361 Degrees and Chinese company Baidu have teamed up to create colorful sneakers that kids will likeRead More

How to Make Your Teen a Safer Driver

Teen driver.

We can all remember when we were teens, and the excitement that came after completing driver’s education and passing that all-important test. What we didn’t think too much about then (because we were the kids behind the wheel!) was road safety. Concerns about driving safely while on the road are what parents tend to think about, and if this has been crossing your mind as your teen draws nearer and nearer to that driver’s license, you have every right to be concerned! Teens today have a lot of distractions to deal with. While we might have had a few friendsRead More

A Fast Thinking Sheriff Finds a Lost Boy

Lost pitbull dog.

Just a few days ago in Unicoi County, Tennessee, a boy’s dog went missing while the two were out on a hunting trip in the mountains. The boy’s dog was wearing a GPS tracking collar when it disappeared, and this prompted the young hunter to try and find his dog by tracing the GPS signal. After gathering some friends, it was decided that this boy and his friends would meet back at one particular spot after the boy had tracked down his dog. When the boy never returned to the original meeting place, the local Sheriff became worried, and gatheredRead More

The Tracking Key Pro

Tracker Key Pro

If you’re looking for a lightweight, portable GPS tracking solution, check out the Tracking Key Pro. This GPS tracking device is extremely small (approximately the same size as the two AA batteries that power it!), boasts up to 80 hours of usage before charging the battery, and provides crucial information for determining the whereabouts of your loved ones. What’s more, it is an excellent choice for businesses looking into GPS tracking systems fleet purposes. Features This little 3-inch long GPS tracking device is as rugged as it is powerful, and it can be affixed magnetically outside of a vehicle, and,Read More

New Dementia Research Places Importance on Distance

Teppo Moisio

Researchers have long believed that there might be a link between the area that a person feels comfortable traveling in each day and an early indication of Alzheimer’s disease. Using a GPS tracking system in conjunction with cell phone location data, researchers at the University of Waterloo have made that assumed connection much more real. How Far People Travel The U of W team found that by tracking people suffering from early Alzheimer’s using GPS tracking technology, there is a definite correlation between how far someone travels in a day and Alzheimer’s disease. As it turns out, those suffering fromRead More

How to Keep Kids Safe Online

F Delventhal

Kids want social media accounts, smartphones, and total access to tablets and computers. As a parent, you have two options. The first is to allow your kids some of that freedom while keeping a very watchful eye over what’s happening. The second is to restrict any kind of Internet access – which could backfire because most kids will simply use a friend’s device. Let’s go with the first option here, and assume that your kids have a decent amount of access to the Internet world. How can you effectively protect your kids from lurkers, predators, and others that simply want to do harm online? After beingRead More

iPhone GPS Can’t Keep Them From Cheating

iPhone GPS

Though it may come as a shock to some, your iPhone cannot expose a cheating partner. “But wait,”I hear you say, “it features a GPS device, and it can track your partner’s every move!” According to a private investigator interviewed by New Zealand’s TV ONE, the GPS tracking device within your iPhone might document their every move, but it won’t matter – if your partner is going to cheat, they’ll find a way to do it. Julia Hartley Moore runs a website where she claims she has “specialist expertise in uncovering infidelity,” and she said that people are more frequentlyRead More

HereO GPS Tracking Watch Puts Child Safety First

Mother And Daughter-child

Every parent knows the panic of turning around in a store and discovering that his child has wandered off. Most of the time, he’s just hiding in rack of clothing or has turned a corner to look at a toy. But what about those times when the child has truly gotten lost? Or even worse, what if your child doesn’t come home from school when he should or wanders away from the house when he should be playing in the yard? There’s a new watch on the market designed for just those moments—and more. It’s called the HereO GPS trackingRead More

GPS Technology a Boon to Domestic Violence Victims

Juana had grown so frightened of Mike that she had gone through the hassle of going to court and getting a restraining order against him. His drug use, threatening behavior, and physical abuse of her and their children had gotten so bad that she feared for their lives. The restraining order was a comfort, but she was still frightened, especially at night when she and the kids were home alone. If he showed up, she could call the police, but there was no way to know where he was or if he might show up unexpectedly. And if he did,Read More

Child-Friendly GPS Watch Can Help Keep Kids Safer

Child safety is at the top of the list for parents, school teachers, and others who routinely care for children. But caregivers can’t always have their eyes on the child every moment, and that’s why many have begun relying on GPS tracking devices to help keep tabs on youngsters. However, problems sometimes arise when the child forgets his device or takes it off. That’s why KGPS, a new Israel-based start-up company, has developed a child-friendly GPS tracking watch designed specifically for small children. What’s Different About the New Watch? The HereO GPS Watch has been designed specifically with kids inRead More