Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 11, 2014
Guardian MPS is delighted to announce that with immediate effect an enhanced, integrated Android mobile worker application is now available worldwide for Guardian MPS. This is the latest version of our award-winning Android solution, available directly from Guardian MPS as part of an organizational rollout.
Guardian MPS has been working for some time to further increase the device choices for user organizations. The company already provides access to its protection services through traditional mobile phones, Blackberry devices, PDA’s and a broad range of specialist personal alarm devices. In 2013 the company started work to deliver the full range of Guardian MPS capabilities through Android devices. Henry Woods, CEO of Guardian MPS explains the rationale -
“Guardian 24 (Guardian MPS’ parent) first became the market leader in the UK by delivering services on whatever device best suited both the client organization and the end user. In this way we provide the maximum flexibility and choice for our mobile worker users. This approach has become even more important following the widespread move to ‘BYOD’ (Bring Your Own Device) where users run applications on their own chosen cell phone technology. Some users may prefer a basic cell phone; others may want to use an advanced smartphone while others may prefer to use none of these but instead to carry an alarm device. We now allow all of these preferences to be available – and mixed - within one overall system. In addition, Guardian MPS also uniquely allows each end user to have the service available to them on two devices – in recognition of the growing trend to have both a work and personal device. With the updated version of our award winning Android app we now deliver our most advanced services to the fastest growing segment of the handset market.”
In 2013, Guardian 24 was the named the winner of the UK industry’s premier award – the “IFSEC UK Lone Worker Product of the Year” for the first Android version of the solution. This has already been widely taken up by ‘early adopter’ customers in a wide range of organizations. This announcement now confirms volume availability of the latest, enhanced product iteration worldwide. Guardian 24 and Guardian MPS have a long history of award winning solutions and of leading the market – this is particularly true in respect of the Android application.
The Android solution takes full advantage of the Android ecosystem to deliver powerful capabilities that are exceptionally easy to use. It is worth noting that the Android solution also runs on tablets too.
Guardian MPS is unusual in that product development is not outsourced to third parties but remains in-house. Our accrued expertise in developing lone working solutions ensures we consistently release high quality, innovative products and services. Our new Android solution is more advanced, more reliable and more feature rich than any other product on the market today – as evidenced by the 2013 industry award mentioned above.
With the Guardian MPS service the user can schedule their activities and timings. If the user ‘overstays’ an appointment, Guardian MPS will contact them to confirm all is well. Guardian MPS will escalate an ‘alarm’ if user welfare cannot be confirmed. Dedicated, Central Station Monitoring staff, working on behalf of the user’s organization, can determine the nature of the user’s situation through location tracking and remote audio streaming. Customizable protocols control the resolution flow of alarms and can involve the notification of the emergency response services or other relevant responders.
For further information on Guardian MPS please contact Rob Rae on 610-389-7559.
Note: Guardian MPS is the US subsidiary of Guardian24, a UK company. Guardian24 supplies solutions to the UK mobile and lone worker sectors and is the acknowledged market leader. The Guardian24 subscriber base now exceeds 33,000 users; with approximately 400 public and private sector organizations benefiting from their services. Among their customers are local governments, healthcare services, housing organizations, central government bodies, educational institutions, charities, banking, insurance and construction. Guardian24 and Guardian MPS services are used via a wide range of devices including the Blackberry smartphone, Android smartphone, Windows PDA, basic cell phone or specialist Lone Worker devices. An iPhone version is due for release in the next month. Please visit http://guardianmps.com/guardian-mps-launches-new-improved-android-application for more information. Visit http://www.guardianmps.com for further company information. For Guardian 24 (UK) visit http://www.guardian24.co.uk.
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