BELLEVUE, WA and MIAMI, FL , July 21, 2011
- Cinterion, the global leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules and a Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) company, and Digital Communications Technologies (DCT) today announced several successful early deployments of DCT’s Syrus GPS SY2210, a new intelligent tracking, tracing, and reporting device designed for the most demanding fleet management and stolen vehicle recovery solutions.
The new highly flexible Syrus GPS solution combines Cinterion-powered, always-on cellular communications with highly sensitive built-in GPS for best-in-class tracking capabilities. It features sophisticated theft recovery tools plus a fully integrated 3-axis accelerometer to detect and help manage driving behavior. Cinterion’s EGS5 JavaTM module is compatible with virtually any end-user platform and enables customizable prompts and reporting plus cost effective, over-the-air software updates to meet wide-ranging customer needs.
"Cinterion’s Java module has been instrumental in helping us offer the most flexible tracking device on the market
," said Ignacio Escallon, vice president business development, DCT. "We were impressed with Cinterion’s superior customer support that helped expedite integration and customization to improve ROI
"DCT is a leader in the tracking and tracing segment for its ability to innovate extremely scalable, full-featured products like the new Syrus GPS
," said Peter Fowler, Cinterion’s regional president for the Americas. "The programming flexibility and over-the-air update capabilities of Cinterion’s Java module helps optimize customers’ technology investment when product needs evolve."
Early implementers have reported the following mission critical benefits:
- Carrotech, a leader in tracking and tracing technology for 4-wheel drive vehicles and agricultural equipment, uses Syrus GPS throughout the UK. The movement sensor and ‘panic button’ features drastically improved drivers’ sense of safety on the road while allowing implementers to bolster their theft-prevention capabilities.
- Ride Systems, a leader in custom GPS tracking solutions, relies heavily on the Cinterion-enabled Syrus GPS tracking device for the outstanding customer support and the solution’s ideal form factor. The new design with dual internal antennas makes it extremely easy to set up and deploy.
- GPS Web Tracking, a US-based leading provider of GPS related products and services, offered its expansive worldwide customer base a choice between the DCT Syrus solution and another competing national brand. The Syrus/Cinterion solution was found to outperform the competition in product reliability, functional flexibility and overall ease of use.
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Cinterion, a Gemalto company, is the global leader of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules. Combining unparalleled M2M engineering expertise and localized worldwide customer support, with a strong portfolio of cutting-edge GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSPA products, Cinterion provides complete M2M solutions encompassing wireless modules and MIMs (Machine Identity Module) through to server platforms and managed services. Cinterion is a reliable partner valued by diverse vertical market customers for its award-winning M2M technology which enables machines, equipment and vehicles to communicate over wireless networks, helping enterprises dramatically cut costs and increase efficiency. Cinterion products are carrier and FTA approved and are deployed in industries including: healthcare, automotive and eToll, metering, remote maintenance and control, payment systems, routers and gateways, security systems, tracking and tracing, environmental monitoring and more. Cinterion is part of the Gemalto group (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security with revenues of €1.9 billion in 2010, and over 10 thousand employees operating out of 87 offices and 13 Research & Development centers in 45 countries. For more information, please visit: For more information, please visit www.cinterion.com, www.facebook.com/cinterion, or follow @cinterion on twitter.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2010 annual revenues of €1.9 billion and over 10,000 employees operating out of 87 offices and 13 Research & Development centers in 45 countries.
Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work—anytime, anywhere, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on the growing demands for personal mobile services, identity protection, payment security, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, modern transportation, e-healthcare and e-government services. Gemalto does this by providing secure software, a wide range of secure personal devices, and managed services to wireless operators, banks, enterprises and government agencies.
Gemalto is the world leader for electronic passports and identity cards, two-factor authentication devices for online protection, smart credit/debit and contactless payment cards, as well as subscriber identification modules (SIM) and universal integrated circuit cards (UICC) in mobile phones. Also, in the emerging machine-to-machine applications Gemalto is a leading supplier of wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM). To operate these solutions and remotely manage the software and confidential data contained in the secure devices Gemalto also provides server platforms, consulting, training, and managed services to help its customers achieve their goals.
As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the Company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.
About Digital Communications Technologies LLC
Based in Miami, Florida and incorporated in 1998 designs, manufactures and commercialize the Syrus GPS track and trace device in over forty-five countries worldwide. DCT is a supplier of intelligent wireless asset management and monitoring solutions with strong focus in providing world class technical support to loyal customers and offering the most innovative products design for the high applications. For more information, please visit: www.digitalcomtech.com
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