ProStar is Awarded Key Canadian Patent for Precision, GPS Driven, Utility Asset Management & Utility Damage Prevention Systems

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A Canadian Patent No. 2574595 was issued covering major aspects of how utility asset data is precisely collected, stored, managed and distributed as well as providing tolerance zones and warning signals to prevent damages to utilities during construction and groundbreaking activities.

GPS Driven, Utility Asset Management and Utility Damage Prevention Systems

GPS Driven, Utility Asset Management and Utility Damage Prevention Systems

With this patented system in use, mission critical location information will now be made available in real-time at the finger tips of field-personnel so that better business decisions are made.

A Canadian Patent No. 2574595 prepared by Christie, Parker & Hale LLP, one of Southern California’s leading intellectual property law firms, has been granted. The patent covers major aspects of how utility asset data is precisely collected, stored, managed and distributed as well as providing tolerance zones and warning signals to prevent damages to utilities during construction and groundbreaking activities.

ProStar‘s Chief Executive Officer, Page Tucker stated: “We are delighted to see this key patent issued, as it covers all aspects of how utility and pipeline asset data is collected, stored, managed and displayed, as well as how buried infrastructure can be protected from groundbreaking equipment using precision GPS, Mobile and Cloud technologies.” ProStar originally designed, developed and applied for protection on many of these technologies well before GPS and mapping technology were commonly available. Today, our geospatial solutions utilize these patented technologies and processes to provide the most advanced mobile mapping systems in the world. “With this patented system in use, mission critical location information will now be made available in real-time at the fingertips of field personnel so that better business decisions are made,” stated Mr. Tucker, “This patent could not have been any timelier as we are gearing up for the deployment of our innovative solutions with pipeline operators, locators and municipalities throughout Canada."

About ProStar

ProStar Inc. is a software technology development company that is focused on providing utility owners and pipeline operators with geospatial solutions for improving their asset management and damage prevention practices. Our enterprise geospatial solutions are designed to elevate asset management and damage prevention practices by dramatically improving the processes of locating, collecting, storing, displaying and distributing precise location data. With ProStar's solutions, offering real-time connectivity from the office to the field, location awareness and visualization of all relevant geospatial location data is significantly enhanced.

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