M2M Enabler RACO Wireless Will Support New eCare+Voice Medical Alert Device Developed by Securus
October 11, 2011
San Diego-CTIA Enterprise & Applications™ 2011
(Booth #441)-October 11, 2011-RACO
Wireless, a key machine-to-machine (M2M) partner and enabler,
announced that it is providing the M2M backbone for eCare+Voice, an
emergency medical alert communicator and locator from Securus Inc., designed to
help seniors stay independent.
Securus, a market-leading provider of GPS-based products and
services, will launch eCare+Voice in retail channels via its
subsidiary, Zoombak, Inc., in January 2012. eCare+Voice works
indoors and outdoors, anywhere in the United States, using GPS
eCare+Voice is fully self-contained, with a powerful speaker and
microphone, and does not require a base station. The chargeable
unit features an emergency SOS button that connects the user to the
Securus Emergency Care Center, allowing the user to talk with
emergency specialists instantly.
Seniors can wear eCare+Voice on a lanyard or on a pouch that
attaches to a belt. Caregivers can locate seniors using a web-based
tracking portal or with a cell phone.
"eCare+Voice is a great example of the kind of innovative
applications that M2M can support - products that enhance personal
safety and make our lives better," said John Horn, president of
RACO Wireless. "RACO Wireless enables companies like Securus to
bring cutting-edge, customized M2M applications to market quickly
RACO Wireless specializes in providing wireless connectivity for
machine-to-machine applications via T-Mobile's network.
RACO Wireless makes it easy for companies like Securus to build,
support and enhance M2M applications thanks to its unique,
streamlined approach to delivering customized M2M connectivity
solutions. In fact, RACO Wireless can assemble a flexible,
end-to-end M2M connectivity solution for its partners - including
delivering custom rate plans, tailored billing solutions and
customized wireless connectivity as well as helping them with
device certification and branding their M2M applications - within
just hours or days.
"We forged a partnership with RACO Wireless earlier this year,
and we've been very pleased with the speed and agility with which
RACO Wireless has helped us bring new applications to market," said
Chris Newton, president and CEO of Securus. "This partnership
allows Securus to continue innovating in the fast-growing market
for GPS safety and security applications with productslike
eCare+Voice. RACO Wireless provides the connectivity, the
management tools and the relationships needed to support our
During the CTIA Enterprise & Applications™ 2011 show,
Securus will also demonstrate its eClick product, an emergency GPS
locator that tracks indoors and outdoors using GPS, cellular
triangulation and WiFi. eClick only begins tracking when the
user presses the emergency SOS button, and pressing the emergency
SOS button instantly connects the user with local or campus police,
who can track the user and see turn-by-turn directions to the
RACO Wireless will showcase its M2M connectivity and SIM
management solutions, including eClick, eCare+Voice and the Omega Management Suite™, at
the CTIA Enterprise & Applications™ 2011 show at Booth #441.
The RACO Wireless OMS is a robust information tool that delivers
unprecedented visibility into the wireless network and provides
essential tools designed to simplify SIM management. It provides
advanced reporting and alerting features including real-time SIM
monitoring & reports, overage reports & alerts, SIM
activation & maintenance, SIM management, web based billing,
and APN system hardware status monitors.
About RACO Wireless
RACO Wireless, a subsidiary of RACO
Industries in Cincinnati, OH and a T-Mobile partner for 10 years,
is a leading provider of wireless data solutions to the
machine-to-machine industry specializing in delivering wireless
data your way, with a data solution portfolio based on innovation,
flexibility, and reliability.
About Securus Inc.
Securus 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 on one
streamlined interface. Securus' strategy is to partner with leading
companies in each vertical market to ensure best-of-class solutions
for customers. Securus' products are designed for college students,
individuals with special needs, pet protection, child safety and
law enforcement. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Zoombak,
Inc., general purpose and vehicle tracking locators are sold
through national retail chains. Visit Securus at www.SecurusGPS.com and learn
more about Zoombak at www.Zoombak.com.
Jill Van Nostran for RACO Wireless
1-877-701-2060 ext. 506
Amanda Goldfarb for Securus Inc.