LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO), a leader in customizable, patented 2 way GPS Tracking Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions, delivers its second commercial order of 1,500 GPS devices to Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. The GTX Corp miniaturized 2 way GPS tracking devices are embedded in the Aetrex Ambulator® collection bringing a reliable, trusted solution for monitoring the location of seniors afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
There are over 5.4 million seniors who suffer with Alzheimer’s and over 12 million caregivers that devote their lives to them, with millions more expected as the Boomer population ages; however Alzheimer’s represents 60%-70% of all cognitive disorders, so in reality there are close to 9 million Americans suffering from impairments, like Autism, that can lead to wandering. The award winning, patented GPS Shoe solution is the world’s most ground-breaking product containing GPS tracking technology designed to help monitor and locate individuals who have a tendency to wander and become lost.
The GPS Shoes are available for consumers to purchase in both men’s and women’s styles for $299 with a $30 to $40 monthly monitoring service plan.