Based Technologies announced that mobile users can download the company’s iOS
5-compatible PocketFinder Personal GPS Locators and GPS Vehicle Locator apps
for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch free from Apple’s App Store.
new PocketFinder App offers virtually the same functionality as the company’s
web-based GPS location system. Users are presented with a world map and, using
gestures, they can zoom in down to the street level to pinpoint loved ones or
vehicles with a typical location accuracy of 10 feet. Each PocketFinder
Personal GPS Locator and Vehicle Locator receives over the air updates. As new
features become available, the device is automatically updated.
company’s mobile app release complements the October 3, 2011 announcement that
PocketFinder Personal and Vehicle GPS locators will be available for purchase
this month exclusively from all Apple Retail Stores and the Online Apple Store.
our highly mobile society, this App for our PocketFinder devices delivers an
easy solution that helps you use technology to stay connected to what you value
most – children, pets, vehicles and assets – at any time and from almost anywhere,”
said Dave Morse, CEO of Location Based Technologies.
mobile PocketFinder GPS mapping application pinpoints the location of all
selected PocketFinder Personal and Vehicle Locators. Users can customize the
map application by establishing zones that automatically send alerts if a loved
one enters or leaves a zone on foot or in a vehicle. In addition, speed alerts
can be set that notify users if a vehicle exceeds set speed limits. Alerts are
sent instantly via email, SMS text and push notification.
GPS locator fits easily in a pocket, purse or backpack, and provides real-time
information that allows users to locate the devices online at any time from
almost anywhere. The portable GPS Personal Locators are especially useful in
locating children and elderly seniors who might get lost. The devices are as
easy to recharge as a cell phone.
GPS Vehicle Locator attaches to automobiles, recreational vehicles,
motorcycles, boats, snowmobiles, jet skis – virtually any powered vehicle. It
allows users to pinpoint the location of the vehicles as well as their
speeds – capabilities especially welcomed by parents of teenage drivers. The
compact GPS Vehicle Locator can also help authorities to quickly find a lost or