A slave tracking device was a device implanted in to a slave's body to prevent them from escaping. If a slave attempted to travel beyond the range of the masters tracking transmitter, it would trigger a small explosion, therefore killing the slave. A slave tracking device could be shut down with a deactivator wand. The human slaves Anakin Skywalker and Shmi Skywalker were implanted with transmitter chips, the former of which tried to develop a method of locating his prior to being freed.
- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (First mentioned)
- Episode I Adventures 8: Trouble on Tatooine
- The Approaching Storm