The iStand Walking Cane, new from WhatBox Inc, is engineered with SmartWalk Technology for seniors and those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

The technology’s no subscription cost features include fall detection text alerts with GPS location, Alzheimer’sAlerts through Facebook and, vibrations and beeps for “out of range,” and a GPS locator.

Optional features, available for a low monthly fee, include a 911 panic button; daily activity collection, including number of falls, that can be saved on the cloud and shared with one’s physician or family members; and a fingernail sticker with a QR Code that can be scanned by any smartphone to help a person with Alzheimer’s disease find one’s way home or call a loved one if one gets lost, according to the product’s website.

Birmingham, Alabama-based WhatBox Inc was founded by Mazy Holiday, who has 15 years’ experience in 3D design and construction.

[Source(s): WhatBox Inc, PR Newswire]