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MediaTek 361 GPS shoe keeps an eye on your kids' whereabouts (pictures)

WIth a MediaTek chip and GPS tracker inside, the 361 Smart Shoe helps you keep track of your little'uns wherever they roam.

Richard Trenholm
Richard Trenholm was CNET's film and TV editor, covering the big screen, small screen and streaming. A member of the Film Critic's Circle, he's covered technology and culture from London's tech scene to Europe's refugee camps to the Sundance film festival.
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BARCELONA -- Meet the adorable smart shoe that keeps an eye on your kids even when they're out of sight, on show here at MWC.

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Inside the 361 smart shoe is a MediaTek processor and GPS tracker.

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The GPS chip records the shoe's movements, and beams them to an app on your phone.

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To charge the shoes, kids just have to drop them on a wireless charging pad.

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The first shoe is decked out in these kid-friendly candy colours.

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The tech is tucked away in the heel.

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The battery should last a couple of days.

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Security is obviously a concern, and it should be noted that any data sent from one device to another can potentially be intercepted.

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You're unlikely to ever forget your shoes when you go out, which puts the smart shoe a step ahead of other wearable gadgets.

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The 361 smart shoe is coming soon to China.

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