Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The rapid evolution of Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) tracking technology is producing new applications of particular interest to seniors, their families, and caregivers. One of the most active companies in this space is GTX Corp. GTX is the company behind the patented GPS Smart Shoe™ , in partnership with footwear manufacturer Aetrex Worldwide. The shoe was developed to provide peace of mind for families with senior-age loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
GTX is also researching other applications, including something Bertagna calls "eHealth." What he means by that is remote monitoring technologies that not only tell you a person’s location, but also their vital signs from far away.
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Los Angeles, California October 12, 2010--GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO.OB) has won the prestigious 2010 People’s Choice Award for Most Innovative Connected Location Device at the 4th Annual Locations & Beyond Summit this past week.
“We are honored to have won this prestigious award and look forward to continue to bring innovative and game changing technologies that transform how we utilize GPS tracking and stay connected to one another” says Patrick Bertagna, CEO and founder of GTX Corp. “GTX is known for its ground breaking and now award winning patented GPS Smart Shoe and its block buster Smartphone GPS Tracking Apps and continues to pave the way with innovative geo specific and proximity alerting GPS tracking applications that help you know where someone or something is at the touch of a button.”
The theme of this year’s Locations & Beyond Summit was “Connecting everything, everyone, and every place in a location-aware world,” where the future of the industry, the latest innovations, growth potential, and latest services and products were discussed.
“The Locations & Beyond Summit is quickly developing a reputation as one of the foremost strategic forums for the key decision makers of the connected location industry, and the People’s Choice award winners reflect their judgment on how well they demonstrated the benefits of using the power of location to enhance the daily lives of individuals, enterprises and industries,” said Kanwar Chadha, chief marketing officer and board member of CSR and founder of SiRF. “We congratulate GTX Corp for being chosen by these top global location industry executives for the Most Innovative Connected Location Device category, and look forward to the unique contribution they will make to the evolution of the location industry.”
Attending the evening award ceremony were industry executives from AT&T, T-Mobile, SiRF, CSR and a host of other industry leaders, who also attended the CTIA show to exchange ideas about the convergence of connectivity and location-based services; something GTX Corp has been at the forefront for 8 years and now awarded by its peers in the industry.
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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 miniaturized GPS tracking device in a shoe – the GPS 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 stay connected and 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) mobile applications for smart phones, Code Amber News Service, and 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 growing GPS tracking PLS market through its diverse product platform, licensing model, brand recognition, traction in the market, strategic partnerships and focus on customization, optimization and localization.
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