One tech-savvy mother concerned by her teenage son's upcoming gap year voyage across Australia, Thailand, and South Africa is outfitting him with a minuscule GPS tracker to keep tabs on him from home. The device, a 2″ thick transmitter called the Traakit, will determine the son's position via four satellites and feed the information to his mother's computer—and will even alert her via text if he ventures somewhere he shouldn't.

[via The Sun]

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