EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - November 02, 2016) - SafeTracks GPS Canada Inc. was named the Winner of the Societal Impact Award at the Annual Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Awards ceremony. The ASTech Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded through an industry initiative in 1989 to showcase the substantial achievements in Science & Technology in Alberta and to promote the importance of these activities to social and economic benefit.

The Societal Impact Award is presented to an individual or team who has led, or significantly contributed to, a technological innovation that has resulted in a positive impact on society. (www.astech.ca).

SafeTracks GPS has excelled in its category by helping people afflicted with Dementia and other cognitive disabilities by way of the TRiLOC™ Personal Locator Device. The TRiLOC™ allows Dementia patients to be monitored 24/7 via Cellular and GPS technology all the while providing families and caregivers a level of assurance in knowing where their loved ones are.

"SafeTracks takes a pro-active approach to personal safety solutions in a somewhat reactive society. We're very proud to see the impact we can make in society both in Alberta, Canada, and Abroad," says Aaron Sivacoe, Head Engineer at SafeTracks.

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About SafeTracks GPS: SafeTracks GPS Canada Inc. is a global leader in the design, development, and distribution of mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) used for electronic locating and monitoring of at-risk individuals. Our mission is to provide leading edge, cost effective and innovative personal safety & wandering prevention products serving at-risk individuals. SafeTracks GPS LifeStyle Management Solutions, when implemented for both personal and commercial applications, can enhance our seniors' lives if not for a precious moment in time.

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