CARY, NC, August 12, 2010 (Press-News.org) Securus Inc., a provider of GPS-based products and technology, today announced the general availability of the SpotLight GPS Pet Locator mobile application for the BlackBerry. SpotLight GPS Pet Locator is the only product that combines GPS tracking technology with the 24/7 American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) services, providing a proactive approach to reconnect lost pets with their owners.
"The SpotLight application for the BlackBerry is another way of lowering consumers' anxieties when they have to be away from their pets," said Chris Newton, CEO of Securus Inc. "With the addition of the application, consumers can now get real-time turn-by-turn direction from their BlackBerry. If their pet does go missing, they have the best tools to recover them as quickly as possible."
The SpotLight mobile application for the BlackBerry provides pet owners the capability of monitoring their pet right at their fingertips. The application is feature rich, yet easy to use. The application utilizes the BlackBerry's GPS capabilities so when the owner is tracking their pet, it will update their current location as well as the pets, all in real-time. With the SpotLight application for the BlackBerry, you can turn on and off the LED light so you can find your dog at night, you can manage your alerts and battery life, and much more. Non BlackBerry users are still able to send text messages to perform these functions.
"We are happy to offer this application for free so that SpotLight users will quickly adopt another tool to keep their pet safe and protected at all times," continued Chris Newton.
New customers can purchase the SpotLight GPS Pet locator at http://www.spotlightgps.com. The SpotLight GPS Pet Locator mobile application for the BlackBerry is a free download at the BlackBerry App store (http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/12823) or simply go to http://www.spotlightgps.com/MobileApps.aspx.
Securus (formerly known as Positioning Animals Worldwide, Inc.) is focused on deploying GPS-enabled solutions for the Safety and Security market. Securus has developed a complete GPS technology platform, "GPS as a Service", enabling the Company and its market partners to deliver tailored GPS hardware and software solutions specifically designed for each vertical. Securus' strategy is to partner with leading companies in each vertical market with domain expertise and ready market access ensuring best-of-class solutions and rapid market growth. Securus has launched a product for the pet market in partnership with American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (www.SpotLightGPS.com) and will announce new products and partnerships for additional markets in the coming months. Visit us at http://www.SecurusGPS.com.
About SpotLight GPS Pet Locator:
SpotLight GPS Pet Locator is the only pet protection system combining GPS tracking technology with dedicated, everyday 24-hour recovery service provided by American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery. For more information, visit http://www.SpotLightGPS.com.
SpotLight GPS Pet Locator is Now Available on the BlackBerry
The first and only application designed for the BlackBerry dedicated to tracking and recovering pets
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