The Active Halo® GPS device is a safety wearable that keeps busy families connected with location information and voice functionality throughout the day. The easy-to-use family app and portal quickly locates family members, sends safety alerts and provides peace of mind. Whether you are a parent looking to connect with a child too young for a cell phone, or an adult caring for your parent, we offer the quickest way to communicate, locate and send emergency notifications. These safety notifications are auto triggered (ex. child in speeding car) and sent via SMS or email.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Amber Alert GPS wearable is a compact, durable wearable that fits neatly in backpacks, clips on to clothing or can we worn with a breakaway lanyard. All your family devices can be setup and managed via a single Family Web Portal and, when on the go, you can quickly know your family member’s whereabouts. Amber Alert GPS is the most advanced safety wearables on the market. It’s safety alerts include – SOS, SafeZones, Speed, Predator, Breadcrumbing, Low Battery, Device ON/OFF and Device Inactivity. When a safety alert is issued, designated family members and friends are notified via email &/or text message on their smartphone and/or Family Web Portal. A simple press of the one-touch button by the user enables them to quickly call out for both SOS and non-emergency calls. You can also talk with your loved one with 2-way voice calling without them needing to pick-up or press a button, which is often helpful for very young children.
Safety alerts are automatically triggered and may include notifying loved one that someone has arrived at or left a pre-set location such as a school, soccer practice or even a crowded area like an amusement park. You can also get alerted if someone is traveling too fast in a moving vehicle or if they come within 500 ft. of a registered sex offender’s home. If the device is turned OFF or ON, is inactive for a period of time or is low on battery, you will get notified. On the run and don’t have time to login and check a person’s location? With breadcrumbing alerts you can have the person’s whereabouts sent to you automatically on a preset time interval. You set the schedule, minutes or hours, and receive regular email and/or App Alerts with the exact location of the person or persons.
GPS updates are sent every 5 min. or on a more frequent interval, if needed. These updates are viewable on a map through our private online Dashboard. After you first receive and fully charge your device, you may need to take the device outside for at least 10 minutes to initially acquire a GPS signal.
Yes. A 90-day activity history is visible on the Dashboard and is downloadable. After that, the history is archived.
Yes. The safety wearable can receive calls anytime and the user can call out to one pre-set phone number by pressing 1 easy button for both SOS and non-emergency calls.
No. When you logon to the Amber AlertGPS SmartLocator Dashboard, you will designate the specific individuals that will be able to receive alerts that are customized for them. You control who has permission to view your account, their access level and which devices they can monitor. Additionally, you have full control over changing these names any time.
Our system is designed to locate the Amber AlertGPS Safety wearable anywhere in the United States within the expansive AT&T service area. If the product enters an area without GSM (or cell phone) coverage, the GPS feature will not be able to report its current location until it re-enters an area with network coverage.
Today’s GPS receivers are extremely accurate, thanks to their parallel multi-channel design. Certain atmospheric factors and other sources of error can affect the accuracy of GPS receivers. The Amber Alert GPS Safety wearable is accurate within 15 meters (49 feet) 90% of the time. In an open sky environment, users can see accuracy within a few meters (5-10 feet).
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To power ON the device, simply press and hold the power button located at the lower left hand side of the device for 8 seconds. All four LED lights located in the lower center of the device will light up momentarily, indicating it is powered ON. The device will also vibrate for a moment. There is no need to ever turn your device OFF. Simply charge it every night.
The four LED lights on the lower front panel of the device indicate the following:
Red light, located on the left side of the LED panel, is the battery light. It will turn ON when charging. It will start blinking when the battery drops below 15% charge, and will stay lit when the battery is almost fully run down.
Blue light with the “phone” icon, located second from the left side, is the GSM light. When blinking every 8-10 seconds it indicates that the device is ON and has a GSM or cellular connection.
Blue light with the “wifi” icon, located third from the left side, is the wifi light. If wifi is enabled, the light will blink when the device has obtained a wifi location.
Blue light with the “map pin” icon, located on the right side of the LED panel is the GPS indicator, and will blink every five minutes indicating the device has obtained a GPS fix.
Under normal use, environmental conditions and five-minute tracking intervals, the battery can last about 40 hours. Please note that different environments can affect the battery.
Plug the charging cradle into the wall and place your Amber Alert GPS Safety wearable in the charging cradle with the SOS button facing outward (visible to you in the cradle). The red LED “battery” light located on the front of the device will blink while charging. The initial charge should be at least 4 hours. It is critical that you use the charging cradle provided with the safety wearable. Using a different charger can cause malfunction of the product.
The Amber Alert GPS Safety wearable has an IPX6 waterproof enclosure that can sustain heavy splashing and rain, but is not immersible.
Your Amber Alert GPS wearable comes with a 12-month limited warranty, which runs from your date of purchase.
If you need technical support, you can call 888-334-3958 or reach us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org