NORWALK, Conn., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFTC), a developer and provider of rapid response software solutions for the threat detection industry, announced today the launch of its newest product, DefenCall. The SmartPhone application is the first program that enables a user to broadcast his or her location in the event of an emergency. The information will be sent via Defentect's proprietary DM3™ response software to those that the user specified to take action in such an event. When the panic button is triggered, text messages and email alerts are sent to the user's friends, family or caretakers with reports that a distress message has been received, including the user's exact GPS coordinates. Depending on the user's preferences, the alert will also initiate a phone call to 911, a private security company, or someone else who can provide help.
According to International Data Corporation, a global provider of market intelligence for a variety of technology segments, the worldwide SmartPhone market reached a new record level of 54.5 million units shipped in the fourth quarter of 2009, up 39% from the same quarter of 2008. Vendors shipped a total of 174.2 million units for the full year in 2009. This is just the initial phase in Defentect's multi-faceted approach to exploit existing technology in this and other revenue generating vertical markets. The size of the SmartPhone market alone is just one way that the Company can leverage its assets for greater fiscal use. Defentect has identified potential partners for this product and are currently in late stage negotiations with one group.
"DefenCall is just one example of how our system can apply to many different situations," commented Jim Ackerly, CEO of Defentect Group, Inc. "It seems that almost weekly, we are hearing reports of someone being assaulted or violently abducted with family members and authorities having little to no knowledge of their loved ones' whereabouts. This product was designed to provide peace of mind to the parents of a teenager in college, or who is out with friends, or those with a loved one who has medical needs or works in a setting where they may be alone late at night in potentially unsafe situations. The sense of security enabled by immediate knowledge of a problem and initiation of a rapid response is what Defentect is all about."
DefenCall will be available initially to iPhone users, and the Company anticipates future versions to be compatible with other "smart" devices. For more information, visit www.defentect.com.
About Defentect Group, Inc.
Defentect Group, Inc. offers a global management and alerting system which reacts to the detection of threats. Defentect's proprietary technology immediately notifies key personnel and first responders so that appropriate action can be taken when a threat event occurs. The software platform is easily integrated with a wide variety sensors, making it attractive to many potential partners and manufacturers. For more information, visit www.defentect.com
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