Topic: “GPS Shoes – ‘Nana’ Technology for Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia”
by Andy Carle & Patrick Bertagna
Time: THURSDAY JULY 9, 2009
2pm EDT/1pm CDT/12n MDT/11am PDT
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As recently featured on CNN.com (see link below), review an exciting new technology that will incorporate miniaturized GPS technology and 2-way tracking and “Geo-Fencing” capabilities in shoes to be worn by individuals afflicted with Alzheimer’s and related dementia.
Andrew Carle is President of Carle Consulting, LLC and Director of the Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration at George Mason University. He is internationally known for coining the term “Nana” Technology to describe microchip based technologies capable of improving quality of life for seniors, and serves as an advisor to GTX Corporation, which has developed the GPS shoe and tracking technology. Additional information on Mr. Carle can be found at:
Patrick Bertagna is Chairman, President, CEO and founder of Global Trek Xploration (GTX) and co-inventor of the patented GPS Footwear technology. His career spans 27+ years in building companies in both technology and consumer branded products. Additional information on Mr. Bertagna and GTX can be found at their website at:
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