Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 10, 2007
Contigo, the leading provider of turn-key GPS solutions for asset tracking, fleet management and personal safety, is pleased to announce that the Contigo 8200 beacon is now enabled with an optional panic button feature for executive protection, personnel security and law enforcement applications.
This feature is a custom developed BREW application resident on the beacon that when activated, alerts the appropriate parties via email, cell phone or to a third-party security alarm monitoring company. Integrated central station incident handling and location-aware PSAP data work together to immediately identify the appropriate local authorities in the event of an emergency. The Contigo 8200 fits snugly in a holster or belt clip and provides up to 10 days of battery life on a single charge.
"Contigo is the first in the location based services industry to provide a panic button enabled GPS device using Qualcomm's gpsOne™ (NASDAQ: QCOM)," commented Rob Goehring, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Contigo. "This enhanced feature, now an option on any 8200 beacon, further increases the value of this solution, expanding the addressable markets that will benefit from this advanced form of GPS technology."
The Contigo 8200 will be on display at ISC East in New York from September 11 through 12 at booth 2035, and at ASIS International in Las Vegas from September 24 through 26 at booth 777.
Contigo (formerly Guardian Mobile Monitoring Systems) is a leading provider of location-based services using wireless and GPS technology for asset-tracking, fleet management and personal safety applications. Contigo's patent-pending platform enables companies and consumers to monitor the assets, vehicles, personnel and loved ones important to them 24/7 via the internet. Contigo's solutions are distributed across the U.S. and Canada through Contigo's network of value added resellers. Founded in 2002, Contigo is a privately held corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia with U.S. operations headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit http://www.contigo.com.