SafeTzone targets lost kids with radio transmitters

Posted Monday, June 17, 2002 4:50 AM | Contributed by redman822

Using local-positioning technology, a junior cousin to the loftier global-positioning variety, privately held SafeTzone is peddling systems whose sole purpose is to let people track each other within the confines of today's sprawling theme parks. Wrist bands transmit radio signals to various receivers while computer terminals throughout the park allow others in the party to look up the whereabouts of others in their party. The system is currently in use at Wet 'n Wild in Orlando.

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Monday, June 17, 2002 12:47 PM

The Orlando Wet 'n Wild is a HUGE waterpark, I can see where this would come in handy. Very clever system. Wish it was a bit more "techish" and accurate but certainly useful none-the-less.

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Monday, June 17, 2002 12:59 PM

My sis got a notice in her employee newsletter that Wet n' Wild Las Vegas is getting the system in a few weeks.

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Monday, June 17, 2002 5:34 PM

Hi

I work at the first waterpark to ever have this system... Wild Rivers Waterpark, in irvine california...

It is currently operating in wild rivers, wet'n wild las vegas and wet n wild orlando... and is being installed at the dollyworld waterpark uin tennessee.

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Monday, June 17, 2002 10:46 PM
Dollywood Splash Country RULES!
2nd best waterpak in the south. Wet N'Wild being frist and White Water Atlanta being 3rd.
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