David Evans creates Gpaws - a pet tracing USB device that syncs with Google maps

Bike industry PR in national press with GPS device for pets

Bike industry marketing and PR man David Evans is in the national press today with a creation of his – the Gpaws ‘CatNav’ GPS.

Appearing in The Daily Mail, The Sun and The Times, Evans’ creation is now available via Accapi, a pet and outdoor specialist.

The lightweight (30g) device attaches to either a cat or dog collar and uses a multi-channel GPS receiver to record the adventures of your pet. The unit works alongside a free-to-use website, g-paws.com. The site incorporates free mapping to enable users to keep records of their pets’ movements and see other owner’s tracklogs on a social network platform. Battery life on a single charge is around eight to ten hours.

The G-paws unit connects to a computer via a mini USB cable (supplied) for both charging and data transfer.

Accapi will have the product available from May, priced at £50, ready for a Spring Summer 2013 launch. The unit will come with three collar attachments giving it a secure and robust fixing to small cat collars, dog collars and even oversized collars.

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