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New Device Lets You Keep Tabs on Loved Ones

We all worry about our loved ones, especially when they are suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer's or dementia. A Spanish company called Keruve has recently designed a new GPS device intended for people that may happen to wander off or get separated from others easily.

The system has a GPS waterproof tracker bracelet that can only be removed with a special tool. This device is paired with a handheld unit that shows the location of the person wearing it. It even has an alarm that sounds when the battery level (which lasts about 3.5 hours) is too low.

This product uses triangulation which makes the device able to find a person even when they're indoors or when GPS is unavailable.

This gadget is available in Europe and sells for around $1,340. It may be expensive, but it's also worth it to know where a loved one is at all times, especially if they are suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia.

Keruve Product Page (translated by Google)

Via: Medgadget

 

Rane
Health Innovations
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Comments
Jul 21, 2008
by Anonymous

it's

about time but yeah to expensive and the battery needs to last way longer then that. Hopefully also it would detect them even if they wandered to far away from their home. Also it might be helpful to have a screen on there so you could potentially guide the person home or nearer.