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Monday, August 30, 2010

Dear GTX Corp,





I was lucky enough to have been lent one of your GL 100 LOCi GPS tracking devices for a recent high school project. It worked tremendously and I want to describe the experience for you.

On May 22nd, 2010, a balloon containing probes and an HD video camera constructed by 12 students at The Bay School of San Francisco was launched from Carmel State River Beach, and traveled over 75,000 feet into the air before bursting and returning to earth some 80 minutes later. The balloon and its attached equipment traveled close to 80 miles east, landing on the edge of the central valley.

In order to observe the movements vertically and horizontally of the balloon, including locating its landing spot so that recovery could be achieved, the team of students used three separate methods to track the travel of the near space balloon. One of these methods was the use of a LOCi tracker. This device, only a couple inches in length, is a new design from GTX Corp (GTXO) using a multi-step process to track whatever it is attached to in real time. The first operation is to figure out its location by triangulation from satellites, using standard GPS technology. It then broadcasts its location in cellular wave format, using standard cell towers to get the information back to GTX’s servers, where the location is stored for the end user to see via GTX’s website.

Traveling up to 75,000 feet in the air, and surviving under the extreme conditions that prevail there is an extreme challenge for any electronic device, but the LOCi tracker preformed admirably, recording its location and sending out its location whenever it was possible to establish a connection to a cell tower. When the balloon had traveled to a certain height, it was impossible to reach down to the cell towers which were not designed for this purpose, so there is a temporary blank spot on the map when this occurred, however, after the balloon ascended to within range of a cell tower, it immediately began re-broadcasting.

The LOCi tracker worked remarkably well in finding its location and sending it back out so that from anywhere in the world, we could view its location via internet. The genius of the design is in the simplicity. There is very few ways for this to go wrong, and we did not experience any of it. Without accurate tracking on the balloon, we not only would not have known its height and travel pattern, but we also never would have found where it landed, which was necessary to recover the recorded video. The LOCi tracker never failed in this regard.

Here is a webpage including information about, and a video of, the flight of the near space balloon: http://ikaros.xrg.us/.

Robin

Age 16, Junior The Bay School

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Smartphone App Market to Be Worth $15B

Smart phone applications have revolutionized the ways in which users access documents and information and conduct day-to-day business tasks. The apps have revolutionized the ways in which we communicate – both in our personal and corporate channels – and technology is at our fingertips more than ever.

But the real story lies here: the facts, figures, and numbers. For the first six months of 2010 alone, the smart phone application market has in fact grown to $2.2 billion already. Total mobile application downloads has reached 3.8 billion. Now, compare that to 3.1 billion downloads in aggregate 2009, and it’s easy to process the coming estimates for the near future: expansion to a $15 billion market by 2013. Other less conservative estimates that have been released: a $17.5 billion estimate from an independent study by a company called GetJar.

The exponential growth is a culmination of developing technologies from Apple and their proprietary iTunes store, the Android Market by Google, and other mobile app stores that include Blackberry’s App World by Research in Motion.

But these are massive companies that have already enjoyed reaping the benefits from the growth of the app market. At WMM, we discover the little guys. We uncover and then cover companies with small market caps who are on the forefront of some explosive industry fulfilling some voided niche with powerful technology.

GTX Corporation companies. GTX develops and integrates 2 way GPS people finding technologies which seamlessly integrate with consumer products and enterprise applications. LociMobile, a GPS tracking application for iPhone, Samsung, and Blackberry smart phone devices, hit #2 on the iTunes top grossing chart with 600k downloads in 84 countries.

On August 17th, GTX Corporation and Samsung signed a definitive agreement to deliver the LociMobile GPS tracking application to 40 million more phones on the new Scotia model phones. GTXO has also developed a patented micro GPS device for a smart shoe that can be used to track Alzheimer’s patients. The shoe has garnered numerous media attention and the collected and gathered articles can be found on the GTX Corporation Investor Relations website.

This is the story of a company who’s answering the demand for personal GPS tracking software and applications, entering into a market that is expected to grow five-fold over the next three years.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

When You Travel do You Carry Your Medical Records With You?

What would happen if you or a member of your family were in a strange city or even another country and had a medical emergency?

Your personal medical records are back home in your Doctor's office in a file on a shelf. Worse yet, your Doctor's office is closed and they can only help you if the answering service can contact them right away and your Doctor can remember enough about your medications, allergies and any conditions your are being treated for to help your attending physician, or Emergency Medical Technician, with the proper course of treatment. It could be worse, if you are unconscious or incapacitated and cannot speak for yourself, the attending medical professional would not even know whom to try to contact, leaving them no option but to do their best with no pertinent information about you or your current condition.

When time is of the essence, the above scenario is unacceptable and could cost you, or a loved one, their life.

Over 100,000 people die every year from preventable medical errors. That makes this the fifth leading cause of death in the United States alone. Over 90% of those errors could have been avoided if the EMT or doctor had quick and easy access to vital information about the patient when first treated.

Emergency personnel are trained to look for Emergency Medical Information when they arrive on the scene. Unfortunately, they rarely find it.

Fortunately, you have a secure and affordable solution for you and your family that will protect you world wide.

The Code Amber Alertag is always with you and provides secure access (256 bit encryption, the same as your bank uses) to your Personal Medical Records electronically within seconds from anywhere in the world from any Internet enabled device including smart phones. Literally everything a Doctor or EMT would need to know in order to treat you or a family member at their finger tips in seconds.

Code Amber Alertag, never leave home without it.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

SAMSUNG AND GTX CORP SIGN DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO DELIVER GPS TRACKING APPS TO 40 MILLION NEW PHONES

Samsung Users Join Growing Community of Location-Based Social

Networking and Share "Where" Anywhere with GPS Tracking Apps

www.locimobile.com


Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 2010—As it crosses 600,000 downloads in 84 countries, LOCiMOBILE®, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO), has inked a deal with Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd., the world's second-largest handset manufacturer in 2009 with sales of more than 235 million units (source, Gartner February 2010) to deliver its family of GPS Tracking Apps to Samsung’s new line of smartphones and bada platform.


Samsung, a leading mobile phone provider, launched its own open mobile platform, Samsung bada, in December 2009. This new addition to Samsung's mobile ecosystem enables developers to create applications for millions of new Samsung mobile phones, and offers consumers a fun and diverse mobile experience. Samsung chose the name “bada”—which means “ocean” in Korean—to convey the limitless variety of potential applications that can be created using their new platform.


In the agreement, GTX Corp will develop versions of its tremendously popular GPS Tracking apps specifically for mobile phones that will run Samsung's new bada operating system. GTX expects its GPS Tracking apps to be featured for sale on the Samsung Application Store beginning in October 2010. Of the 40 million estimated Samsung handsets expected to ship between now and mid-2011, 15-20 million will be the new “Scotia” models, to be shipped before the end of 2010.


“The Samsung bada platform further advances our march towards universal availability for our people-finder apps," says GTX Corp CEO Patrick Bertagna. “We're delighted to have been asked by Samsung to participate in this new market and add the bada platform to our current list along with Apple, Android and RIM. We anticipate bada to be huge out of the gate and a tremendous boost to our business in the US and worldwide.”


GTX Corp’s announcement follows on the heels of an 89% increase in its revenues over the previous quarter and a number of recent software and hardware deals, including the launch of its new consumer based social networking portal www.gpstrackingapps.com. The company also formally launched its GPS Tracking app for the iPad several weeks ago and has already updated that app to version 1.1, and is launching a new GPS camera app this coming month, which will continue to add value to the growing suite of LOCiMOBILE GPS apps.

On the hardware side, developments include embedding miniaturized GPS tracking devices in the Aetrex Ambulator® GPS shoe, which just debuted to the trade at the WSA Show in Las Vegas, and for packages with international shipper MNX.



“We aim to continually drive developments that increase the value and strength of our Company, concludes Bertagna. The Samsung agreement vastly increases our visibility in the US and abroad, and further validates our GPS Tracking model of letting consumer and business users get the answer to ‘Where is my friend, co–worker, family member or high-value asset?’ with one push of a button.”


ABI Research predicts that more than 550 million GPS-enabled handsets will be shipped by 2012. LOCiMOBILE®, with 10 GPS apps on the market and 3 more in development across 4 major platforms, continues to gain traction and momentum in what is estimated to be a $29 billion dollar market by end of 2013.

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About Samsung Electronics Ltd.

Based in Samsung Town near Seoul, South Korea, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, Samsung is widely recognized as a leading mobile phone provider and the bada platform is utilized in millions of phones sold by Samsung. Samsung expects the bada platform will rapidly be adopted by its hundreds of millions of customers this year. In 2010 bada's global distribution and coverage of Samsung mobile phones and Samsung Apps, the application store, will expand its service to 75 countries.


About GTX Corp with you ®

GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO.OB) a leader in embedded real-time GPS Tracking personal location services (PLS) was founded in 2002 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Known for its game changing patented micro GPS device in a shoe - the patented smart shoe and its block buster smartphone GPS Tracking App, recently featured in Los Angeles Business Journal and which hit number two on the iTunes top grossing chart, the Company continues to pave the way with innovative geo-specific and proximity alerting applications that help you know where someone or something is at the touch of a button. Committed to being the "better people finder", GTX Corp owns and operates LOCiMOBILE, Inc. which develops location-based social networks (LBSN) applications for smart phones, Code Amber News Service, and the Code Amber Alertag. The Company has an aggressive intellectual property strategy and owns an extensive portfolio of patents, patents pending, registered trademarks, copyrights and website properties. GTX Corp is well positioned to capture the PLS Market through its diverse product platform licensing model, brand recognition, traction in the market and strategic partners.


For information regarding GTX Corp: www.gtxcorp.com please contact

Henry Eshelman

Public Relations

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heshelman@platformgrp.com


Investor Relations
213.489.3019 ext 646
ir@gtxcorp.com

GTX Corp does not warrant or represent that the unauthorized use of materials drawn from the content of this document will not infringe rights of third parties who are not owned or affiliated by GTX Corp. Further GTX Corp cannot be held responsible or liable for the unauthorized use of this document’s content by third parties.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Louisville parent uses GPS to track missing child - FOX41.com Louisville News Kentucky Indiana News Weather Sports

Louisville parent uses GPS to track missing child - FOX41.com Louisville News Kentucky Indiana News Weather Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- Police say technology came to the rescue when a parent was able to use her missing 16-year-old's cell phone GPS to track him down.

According to an arrest report obtained by Fox 41 News, police were dispatched to the 9000 block of Blossom Lane Tuesday evening after the mother told them she had used the GPS to track her missing son to that location.

Get free GPS software for iPhone, Android and Black Berry at LOCiMOBILE

Monday, August 9, 2010

AT&T Launches QR Code Scanning App for BlackBerry and Android

AT&T Launches QR Code Scanning App for BlackBerry and Android

We’ve talked a lot about how QR codes are poised to take off in the mainstream and now AT&T is jumping on the bandwagon with a new set of tools for Android and BlackBerry phones.

The company has just announced its AT&T Code Scanner application and its AT&T Create-a-Code service. Code Scanner is a free app for BlackBerry and Android (Android) devices that scans both 2D (QR and datamatrix) and 1D (UPC and EAN) barcodes. You can get it from the BlackBerry App World or the Android Market (Android Market) or by going to http://scan.mobi/ on your mobile device.

Information on the Code Amber Alertag is instantly accessible by scanning the QR code on the Alertag.

Friday, August 6, 2010

AETREX AMBULATOR® GPS SMART SHOE DEBUTS AT WSA SHOE SHOW BOOTH 2726

Venetian and Sands Expo Center Las Vegas August 9-11

www.gtxcorp.com www.aetrex.com www.gpsshoe.com

Los Angeles, CA – August 6, 2010 – GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO), a leader in customizable, patented two-way GPS Tracking Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions with Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. (www.aetrex.com), a leading maker of orthotic and therapeutic shoes debuts the patented GPS tracking smart shoe Ambulator ® collection at the World Shoe Association Show. The Aetrex Ambulator® collection brings a durable, reliable solution for monitoring the location of the 5.3 million seniors in the US afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Aetrex is showing the Ambulator shoe line to the trade at the upcoming WSA Show in Las Vegas, taking place at the Venetian and Sands Expo Center August 9-11; Aetrex is in Booth Number 2726. Aetrex plans to Launch the shoes to coincide with the National Alzheimer Association memory walks this fall.

The Aetrex GPS-enabled shoes provide caregivers and loved ones a safe, unobtrusive means to easily find those afflicted with Alzheimer’s that might wander and become lost. GTX Corp’s eighteen patents and patents pending for the GPS tracking technology cover a GPS transceiver module that is placed within the shoe, a module that transmits the wearer’s location coordinates to a central monitoring station, proprietary software, cellular connectivity, the GTX Corp middleware platform and secure viewing portal. Aetrex will initially offer the shoe through their e-commerce websites www.foot.com and the GTX Crop website www.gpsshoe.com along with a select group of assisted living facilities.

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About GTX Corp with you ®

GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO.OB) a leader in embedded real-time GPS Tracking personal location services (PLS) was founded in 2002 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Known for its game changing patented micro GPS device in a shoe – the patented smart shoe and its block buster smartphone GPS Tracking App which hit number two on the iTunes top grossing chart, the Company continues to pave the way with innovative geo specific and proximity alerting applications that help you know where someone or something is at the touch of a button. Committed to being the "better people finder", GTX Corp owns and operates LOCiMOBILE, Inc. which develops location based social networks (LBSN) applications for smart phones, Code Amber News Service, and the Code Amber Alertag. The Company has an aggressive intellectual property strategy and owns an extensive portfolio of patents, patents pending, registered trademarks, copyrights and website properties. GTX Corp is well positioned to capture the PLS Market through its diverse product platform licensing model, brand recognition, traction in the market and strategic partners.

For information regarding GTX Corp: www.gtxcorp.com please contact Henry Eshelman, Public Relations, 323.337.9042 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              323.337.9042      end_of_the_skype_highlighting,
heshelman@platformgrp.com; Investor Relations 213.489.3019 ext 646, ir@gtxcorp.com

GTX Corp does not warrant or represent that the unauthorized use of materials drawn from the content of this document

will not infringe rights of third parties who are not owned or affiliated by GTX Corp. Further GTX Corp cannot be held

responsible or liable for the unauthorized use of this document’s content by third parties.

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