Legoland Denmark follows kids with Wi-Fi

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:16 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Legoland announced yesterday the successful deployment of a full-scale child-tracking application within Legoland Denmark, one of Europe's largest amusement parks. Through this system, visitors to the park can now utilize the power of the world's largest Wi-Fi location network to keep track of their children during their visit.

Read the press release from PR Newswire.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:41 AM
Now THAT is an excellent use of invasive technology!! It would be even better if there was some way to tag the kid so that a would-be kidnapper couldn't untag them. Maybe they could staple bright colorful tags to their ears like they do to animals (JUST KIDDING).
Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:42 AM
If I remember correctly, Six Flags over Georgia also recently introduced something similar that runs off their Q-Bot system...
Tuesday, April 27, 2004 12:38 PM

If they become separated, parents simply send a text message (SMS) from their mobile phone, and receive an automated response telling them the accurate location of their

Does this mean your own cell phone or do the parents receive a phone when they rent the wrist band? I also wonder how much it is to rent one? If it is too much I can see parents skipping out on renting one for their children.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004 2:35 PM

...Legoland Denmark, one of Europe's largest amusement parks.

Is it really that big? There are quite a few large parks in Europe and from the map, Legoland doesn't look very big. Is anyone familiar with this park?

Tuesday, April 27, 2004 9:32 PM
This is so awesome! They really need to have these in all parks. Unless, of course, someone was hunting you down...

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