Spanish resort tests ID bracelets for lost kids on the beach

Fed up with losing kids on its beaches, the Spanish province of Castellón is taking part in a pioneering project involving intelligent beach bracelets that will help reunite lost children with their parents.

Castellón, Spain.

Castellón, Spain. Image by Guillermo Viciano / CC BY-SA 2.0

The bracelets are being handed out to families for free and are loaded with a chip that contains the parents’ information, though the data is not outwardly visible to others. On average, two to three children get lost on the beaches a day; most are between six and 10 years old. Read more:

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