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GPS Kids Watches: Everything you need to know

What are GPS Kid’s watches? A child’s GPS watch is extremely important for parents to purchase in today’s age.  There has been an increase of crimes against children recently, and there has been a rise in kidnappings and abductions - every parent’s nightmare. It is impossible to keep your child safe at home in this day and age and expect them to grow up in a proper fashion. Children need to be able to attend schools and other places where they can interact with other children and learn to be valuable team members. This becomes difficult for parents to keep a constant eye on their children and ensure their safety. Technology in the form of GPS tracker watches, therefore, becomes...

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Pros and Cons of using one

Pros and Cons of GPS kids watches and tracking devices When looking at purchasing GPS kids watches and tracking devices, it is important to always weigh the pros and cons. Parents should ensure that their motives for purchasing a GPS kids watch or tracking device are honourable. Parents should also consider how wearing a GPS tracking device will make their child feel - they should sit down with their children and discuss what wearing a GPS kids watch or tracker will mean and get them to write their own list of pros and cons. Parents need to emphasize to their children that wearing a GPS kids watch or tracking device is more for their own safety. They also need to...

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Would you use one?

Would you use a GPS kids watch or tracker? GPS kids watches or tracking devices can give parents peace of mind that their child or children are safe. Although it may be safer to wear a GPS kids watch or tracking device than not wearing one, technology does not guarantee children’s safety. Will tracking systems eventually become small and advanced enough to be the safeguard parents are looking for? Would you use a GPS tracking system to monitor your child if there was a monthly service fee? How would you feel if your child was equipped with a personal GPS? Would you feel safe? These are just some of the many questions that parents ask themselves when it comes to...

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Why you should consider one?

Why you should consider a GPS kids watch or device There are many reasons why people might want to purchase a tracking device for their children. Some parents purchase them for behavioural reinforcement, while others use them for safety reasons. These are the top 5 reasons parents should consider purchasing a GPS tracking device: Special needs: Children with autism and other mental or behavioural disabilities have a tendency to wander away from home or run away from their caregivers, leaving them especially vulnerable to injury, emotional trauma, exposure to the elements or even drowning. Ensuring that they have a GPS tracking device, can ensure that these children are safe from harm and can easily be found should they wander away...

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GPS Kids Watches: Watch Features

Watch Features The typical features found in a GPS watch that alerts parents that their child could be in danger are anti-drop sensing, real-time position tracking using WiFi, GPS and LBS base positioning technology. GPRS and GSM features can also be provided with the tracker watch in order for two-way communications to take place. Some watches also have an SOS button with a pre-programmed phone number for the child to press in order to notify the parent of any danger. Some other features that are included in the watches are the following: GPS watches, such as the PingMe watch, allows your child to make and receive calls. Using the app, parents are able to programme 10 pre-selected numbers that your...

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