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Good afternoon all,

I was wondering is there any device that can be attached to a wallet so that in case the wallet is dropped, it is still trackable ?

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closed as off topic by Tog, slhck, Bob, iglvzx, Sathya May 8 '12 at 10:56

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Not so high-tech solution: long wallet and chain. – iglvzx May 8 '12 at 9:29
@iglvzx perhaps a long chain and wallet? ;) – Bob May 8 '12 at 9:33
up vote 2 down vote accepted

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Wow this is cool stuff! Btw just wondering, is there something better (no 183m range limit) like a device that tracks its own location and uploads it onto the web so that as long as it is running it is trackable? – Pacerier May 8 '12 at 9:40
@Pacerier: See their GPS tracker products. – RedGrittyBrick May 8 '12 at 9:43

There are trackers that use GPS for positioning, and GSM for communicating. But I have not seen any wallet-sized. Think of the smallest mobile phone. You need most of the stuff in that, plus a GPS receiver.

Also, GPS does not work very well indoors, or even in cars away from the windshield.

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Do you mean to say that this technology (putting a tracker in a wallet to know of its location) does not exist as of now? – Pacerier May 8 '12 at 9:26
No, I am saying that the technology exists, just not small enough to put in my wallet. You can of course get a bigger wallet. – fstx May 8 '12 at 15:40

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