Bracelet features built-in GPS and security alarm system

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As we saw with Hollaback, the mobile app blowing the whistle on street harassment, technology is increasingly coming to the aid of women’s wellbeing and security. In a similar vein, we recently came across PFO, a new line of bracelets with built-in GPS defense systems. Designed by Oscar Magnuson and Efva Attling, and produced by Elcoteq, the jewelry appears at first glance to be little more than a bracelet consisting of 6 blocks. Inside the bracelet, however, is a GPS device which sends a tracking signal and an alarm to the wearer’s “shields” when the bracelet is pulled. With the…

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