Press Release Summary:
Measuring 58 x 95 x 15.5 mm, BLOCK uses GPS technology to track location of any asset. For private vehicle security, unit installs under dashboard and offers Park mode to alert owner if vehicle moves. User can set up adjustable zones so as soon as device moves out of designated areas, owner is alerted by text message. For commercial fleet management, device lets user instantly pinpoint location of vehicle, follow exact route of vehicle, and view and monitor entire fleet on one screen.
Original Press Release:
mobiles2go Launches the BLOCK Vehicle Tracking Management Device at 3GSM World Congress
SYDNEY, February 13/- At this year's 3GSM World Congress, leading mobile location based
services (MLBS) provider, mobiles2go, will unveil the BLOCK, a new vehicle management tracking device that combines the very latest GPS technology to enable businesses or individuals to track the location of any asset.
The smallest and lightest device of its kind on the market, measuring W58 x L95 x D15.5mm and weighing just 70g, the BLOCK is ideally suited for vehicle security and fleet management. Easy to install in any vehicle, with no ongoing infrastructure overheads or technical support required, the BLOCK opens up opportunities for operators and distributors to increase revenues and customer loyalty, through data usage or creating voice and data bundles. Operators and distributors can simply sell the device and then bill the customer for the service and data usage.
The BLOCK offers a range of state-of-the-art, GPS-based features for both private and commercial use.
Private vehicle security - the BLOCK is an ideal security solution for owners of private vehicles, offering the following features:
- Small footprint, which makes it easy to install under a dashboard
- A 'Park' mode, so the device can alert the owner if the vehicle moves
- Ability to set up adjustable zones. As soon as the device moves out of the designated areas, the owner is alerted by text message
- Ability to initiate a real-time trace at any time, to reveal the BLOCK's location in seconds
- Mileage reporting, to help business travellers keep track of work-related travel costs
Commercial fleet management - The BLOCK also provides a host of features specifically designed for commercial vehicles, enabling fleet managers to reduce insurance costs, easily and cost effectively monitor their fleet, improve employee efficiency on the road, and control costs and use of the vehicles. Features include:
- Instant trace function to pinpoint the location of each vehicle at any time
- The ability to follow the exact route of any vehicle
- The ability to view and monitor the entire fleet on one screen
- The ability to set up adjustable travel zones for each vehicle. Fleet managers are alerted as soon as an asset moves out of a designated area
- Kilometre/mileage registration module by trip
Mark Gullickson, CEO of mobiles2go, commented: "The vehicle tracking devices that are currently available on the market are complex, often with outdated maps, and with restrictive high entry costs and ongoing costs of ownership. mobiles2go has developed a product that firmly focuses on the user experience, offering the easy to use, flexible and customisable service that customers really need and want, at a price they can afford. Our approach will ensure that operators and distributors can take advantage of this burgeoning market with state of the art, feature-rich MLBS applications and services."
The BLOCK is the latest in a line of innovative MLBS products and services to be launched by mobiles2go and follows the introduction of the company's i-Kids child safety device across Europe in 2006. The mobiles2go complete range of MLBS products will be showcased throughout 3GSM on 2.1 F84.
About mobiles2go www.mobiles2go.com
mobiles2go is at the forefront of the rapidly expanding global mobile location based services (MLBS) market for both personal and business applications. The company has developed a compelling product portfolio that integrates mobile telephony with GPS satellite tracking technology to meet the safety, security and management demands of businesses and consumers worldwide.