Location Based Technologies has announced that it has received the approval of Mexico’s NYCE (Normalizacion y Certificacion Electronica) for the launch of the PocketFinder GPS solutions in Mexico.
The PocketFinder GPS solutons include the GPS devices for tracking vehicles, pets and people. The NYCE approval is authorized by COFETEL (the Federal Telecommunications Commission) and accredited by the EMA (Mexican Accreditation Entity (EMA).
The Chief Executive Officer of Location Based Technologies, Dave Morse stated that its expansion into Mexico is an important milestone for the company. The NYCE certification enables Location Based Technologies to deliver the advanced location tracking solutions throughout the country. Morse also added that while the products are receiving both international and national level attention. They are currently being sold to consumers directly and through the retail and online Apple stores.
The PocketFinder Locator devices include the PocketFinder, the PocketFinder Pets and the PocketFinder Vehicle which allows user to track the location of family members, pets, assets and vehicles in real-time. The water-proof, child-proof, pet-proof and dirt-proof devices can be easily attached onto a pet harness, placed in a backpack or a pocket. The user can track the movements remotely on any web-enabled phone or a web browser. On a single charge, each GPS tracking device can operate for a maximum of five days. The device issues an alert when it is running low on battery and it can be easily charged like a cell phone. The PocketFinder device allows the user to define the permitted zones and sets up a geo-fence. The user is notified when the vehicle or family member is out of the permitted zone. The user can also set up alerts for speed limits to keep a track on how fast the vehicle is moving. The PocketFinder Vehicle GPS device can be used to track motor-homes, trucks, boats, fleets, cars and other assets.
Location Based Technologies initially targeted the market in Canada and USA. Currently, the devices have been sold in over 40 countries.