Lonely Planet Writer

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: elpais.com