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SOURCE Securus, Inc.
Company's M2M Technology Platform Recognized for Application of Machine-to-Machine Technology in Location & Mobile Emergency Response Products
CARY, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus, Inc., a leading provider of advanced mobile safety and security solutions, announced today that it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Awards from TMC and Crossfire Media which was announced at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held January 29-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The Business Impact Awards program recognized a select group of companies and business leaders who have successfully leveraged M2M and the Internet of Things (IoT) to solve a business issue, launch a new service or create revenue opportunities.
CEO Tom Collopy accepted the award for Securus, which was one of only seven recipients selected from more than 50 nominees.
"It is truly an honor to be recognized among this elite group of industry visionaries for our work in building M2M solutions that provide valuable, life-saving services," Collopy said. "I believe we've only scratched the surface of the many ways M2M and IoT technologies can improve our daily lives, and it's exciting to be on the front lines working to push the industry forward."
The Securus range of location and emergency response technologies provide peace of mind and security for parents, caregivers and small businesses. Its eCare+Voice and eResponder solutions enable seniors to quickly connect to an emergency care specialist if needed and help caregivers and adult children of aging parents stay in touch and reconnect with their loved ones in the event of an emergency. The Securus eZoom line provides real-time GPS location for children and teen drivers to keep parents informed of their children's whereabouts in a simple, nonintrusive way that balances independence with safety and peace of mind.
The eZoom line can also be used for fleet tracking and asset protection to ensure maximum business efficiency and fast recovery in the event of theft. Meanwhile, the SpotLite 2.0 product, along with AKC Reunite, helps concerned pet owners locate and reunite with lost pets.
"The Business Impact Awards showcase the wealth of opportunity to be found in M2M and IoT technology across a broad range of industries and for a variety of business needs and applications," said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution. "We were impressed by the amount of innovation from Securus and we look forward to seeing how these businesses will continue to leverage M2M and IoT in the future."
About Securus, Inc.
Securus, Inc. (www.SecurusGPS.com) provides advanced mobile safety and security solutions through retail outlets and a network of regional and national dealers, as well as online. The Securus M2M Technology Platform, in conjunction with Securus partners, enables industry-leading mobile safety and security products for individuals with special needs, senior citizens, pets, children and small businesses. Securus's wholly owned subsidiary, Zoombak, Inc., sells general-purpose GPS locators. Learn more about Zoombak at http://www.Zoombak.com.
About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.
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