Outdoor gear, apparel and footwear company Wildcraft has launched a GPS tracking device called SPOT, a location monitoring device via app on smartphone.
A portable device, SPOT can be worn on the wrist as a band or hooked onto backpack via a clip, the company said.
“The launch of SPOT is a first step into the exciting arena of wearable. By allowing you to see the location of your loved ones, SPOT takes away the stress of not knowing where they are if theyve been out of touch”, Gaurav Dublish, Director of Wildcraft, said in a release here.
“Weve got a host of parents expressing interest in the device from a safety standpoint,” the release said.
SPOT device comes as a kit with a dual mode technology, GPS + LBS enabling accuracy of up to 10 meters, it said in a release here.
Wildcraft SPOT is functional through a SIM card which enables the upload and recording of location data real-time or at intervals of a few hours, as selected by the user.
It is connected to an app, which is available on both Android play store and the Apple Store, the release added.