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GPS tracking for children

Postby Giva09 » Sat, 03 Apr 2010 9:04 pm

Hello, living here in Sg from the US and I am looking for a GPS tracking device for my young school age child. Does anyone know where I can go? I am looking for something small enough to be hidden when she goes on school trips.
I know I sound paranoid but I'd rather that than....
Thanks to anyone with information :)

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Postby SunWuKong » Sat, 03 Apr 2010 10:45 pm

I presume that your worry is abduction. If that is the case then a GPS tracker would take you to the correct building, but not inside it.

Check this site out.

http://www.brickhousesecurity.com/gps-c ... gging.html

This is something that has been on my mind for some time now, as I have a 3 year old son who is far too adventurous for his own good. I lost him at Mustafa centre the other day with people packed to the rafters.. Let us just say that I did some rough jostling and made few friends before I found him again.

The solutions that my cursory search rooted out seem to be expensive, with the main expense being the monthly subscription to the tracking service. I don't think the site above, or any that require a monthly subscription is optimal or necessary. The GPS device itself is very small and the bulkiest part would be the battery and mobile device capable of sms communication. All it need do is send coordinates to a GPS capable phone for tracking.

Ideally however the device should also include a short range tracker (<500ft) that could be used to narrow in on an indoor target.

I do not think that this product is available.
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Postby SunWuKong » Sat, 03 Apr 2010 10:51 pm

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Postby EKauto » Thu, 20 May 2010 4:25 pm

Hi all...there is such a device in the market. It is basically can track your vehicle , child, elderly or disabled with just sending an sms to the device and it will reply u the location of it. Of course the device itself need to insert a valid sim card no matter is prepaid or postpaid. The device is small and light so it is easy to hide and bring along.

PM me to know more...i will be glad to share with u the information.

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Postby durain » Fri, 21 May 2010 7:04 pm

this is pretty cool - http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/latitude/intro.html

but not available yet in singapore! :x

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Postby durain » Fri, 21 May 2010 7:16 pm

oops.... at the back of my mind, i knew there was something available from the local telco. have a look at the singtel locator...

http://info.singtel.com/personal/commun ... electtab=4

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Re: GPS tracking for children

Postby davelow » Tue, 23 Jan 2018 2:35 pm

designed for pets but fits the purpose of tracking children perfectly.
https://www.dogsactually.com/products/pod


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