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FreightWatch Security Net Launches Solution for Tracking and Rescuing Persons at Risk of Wandering
Date:1/27/2010

FreightWatch Security Net Answers Growing Need to Help Safeguard Those with Cognitive Disorders such as Alzheimer's and Autism

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 -- FreightWatch Security Net (FSN), a leading provider of embedded and portable surveillance tracking solutions, today announced the launch of a tracking solution which answers a critical market need for solutions that track and recover persons at risk of wandering, including young children and people with Alzheimer's, autism, Down syndrome and dementia. With FSN's GPS-enabled tracking device, Geo F1, customers can monitor the location and movement of people both accurately and reliably from any online PC using FSNtracks, a web-based covert tracking platform that allows for 24/7/365 visibility into the location of people and assets.

Over 59 percent of persons with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia wander away from their homes, and 45 percent of those cases end tragically in death if the person is not located within 24 hours. Tragically, children and adults with autism are prone to drowning as a result of their attraction to water sources such as pools, ponds, and lakes. Wandering can also lead to high risk field contacts with law enforcement or members of the general public. As they age, persons with Down syndrome are at significantly higher risk for developing dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

Caregivers of young children and of those who suffer from cognitive disorders are busy enough trying to feed, clothe, bathe, and entertain their loved one or patient. FSN's solution saves caregivers from worrying about these individuals wandering off and getting lost with a proactive, protective measure that also expands the freedom and independence of those at risk of wandering.

Using GPS and cellular technologies with online mapping, FSN's tracking solution allows any responsible party to proactively determine the location of the person at risk of wandering. A person at risk of wandering wears or carries the Geo F1 tracking device; an adult can wear it on the waist just like a pager and children can be instructed to wear the tracker in a pant or jacket pocket or in a backpack. The Geo F1 can also be mounted in a person's car. Caregivers log onto FSN's online web interface, FSNtracks, and proactively establish safety zones called geofences. If the at risk person travels beyond the defined geofence, the caregiver receives an alert via text or email. By logging on to FSNtracks from any Internet-capable device to track the person's location, caregivers can quickly locate the exact location of their loved one or patient. The Geo F1 reports its location as quickly as every 30 seconds whether it's outdoors, inside a building, or in an elevator.

FSN's solution also offers a great alternative to the ankle bracelets that are currently being used in many care facilities which set off an alarm when a patient tries to get on an elevator or leave a designated area of the facility. The ankle bracelet/alarm method is an embarrassing experience not only for the patient, but for his or her loved ones. FSN's alternative solution gives people at risk of wandering more freedom and independence to go for a walk, visit friends in other areas of the facility, and freely move about while allowing the facilities responsible for the well being and care of at-risk residents to offer a higher standard of care.

"This exciting application of the Geo F1 product delivers a much needed answer to the growing problem of people who are prone to life-threatening wandering," said Bill Games, President of FSN. "This application is a natural extension of FSN's offering, taking our solutions beyond cargo tracking to now protecting those afflicted with cognitive disorders by helping return them safely to their loved ones and caregivers."

The Geo F1 along with the FSNtracks' online web interface combines the latest technology with flexibility, allowing caregivers to customize service plans as a person's disease progresses and monitoring needs change. FSN brings the cell phone purchasing model to the tracking market with service plans beginning at just $14.95 a month with a yearly contract, including hardware, charger, and service.

Availability: New FSN customers can configure the solution today by purchasing the Geo F1 tracker with the FSN service plan that meets their needs. For more information, please visit www.freightsecurity.net/store/wander.

About FreightWatch Security Net (FSN)
FreightWatch Security Net, a subsidiary of FreightWatch Group, provides covert GPS tracking products and online "track and trace" monitoring services that help secure valuable assets like in-transit cargo and surveillance of suspect vehicles. As a specialist in portable, battery powered, tracking devices that work where traditional GPS technology does not, FSN is the trusted choice of high-value shippers, the transportation industry and law enforcement agencies, alike. Whether it is asset location assurance, supply chain visibility, or recovery of stolen goods, FreightWatch covert tracking solutions provide a reliable layer of security for a widening range of applications. Together with its sister company, FreightWatch International, FreightWatch Security Net enables a total solution for "securing global trade". Founded in 2005, FreightWatch Security Net is based in Austin, Texas and provides cross boarder logistics security systems to its affiliates in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Malaysia and Brazil.

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