ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- East Coast Diversified Corporation (the "Company") (OTC.BB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announced it continues to expand its new mobile division with the development of a mobile app to assist visually impaired individuals to navigate workplace facilities and live a more full life using RFID technology.
The new mobile application currently under development will assist visually impaired individuals, through the use of RFID technology, will integrate other navigation intelligence that allow the blind to navigate workplace or government facilities and other public places for such areas as restrooms, fire exits, and facility layouts, all through the use of the mobile device and EarthSearch RFID technology. This new mobile RFID technology will be a functional solution that will allow business to fully comply with the Disabilities Act of 1990 by providing RFID centric workplace that will enable the vision impaired to integrate more easily into the workforce.
"I was personally inspired about this device and its application, when I see all the aesthetics developed for our brave men and women in uniform coming home with arms, limbs and other impairments, you begin to wonder about those that are vision impaired. This is the least we can do for them and all the people around the globe with blindness and other vision impairment, we have the technology why not use it for a good cause," said Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO ECDC.
Student Monitoring Application
This new mobile application comes on the heels of the launch of our SchoolsConnects transportation and class attendance monitoring system, which is a mobile app solution that provides a platform for schools and parents to monitor the safety of students using GPS, RFID, MMS and SMS text message technology. EarthSearch's SchoolsConnects system is currently being delivered to two schools in the nation of Dubai under an initial program and discussion are ongoing with several US school districts for deployment. To learn more, please visit www.schoolsconnects.com
In addition to developing our own brand of EarthSearchMobile applications, the Company will also embark on expanding its new mobile division through possible acquisitions in the areas of social networking, and corporate enterprise developers. The Company is currently reviewing several operational and revenue generating mobile development and content providers for potential acquisitions under the EarthSearchMobile umbrella.
Kayode Aladesuyi, the CEO of EarthSearch Communications commented, "The Company is very excited about the development of our new mobile division of EarthSearch. In addition to developing our current host of GPS and RFID products and solutions, we feel our new mobile division will only complement our current business, and should bring in more rapid expansion for our mobile operations to assist in providing immediate growth and value for our current shareholders."
About EarthSearch Communications
EarthSearch Communications, an ECDC Company (OTC.BB:ECDC.ob - News), is a US-based business whose flagship product, LogiBoxx™, integrates GPS and RFID at the hardware level. When combined with its proprietary Global Asset Tracking and Identification System (GATIS) middleware, LogiBoxx and GATIS become the centerpieces of a LogiBoxx Certified Solution. An unprecedented business decision-making tool, a LogiBoxx Certified Solution offers continuous visibility within the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Asset Management and Control industries. Along with its integrated, patent-pending GPS and RFID technologies, EarthSearch also offers a complete line of innovative RFID solutions. Its expertise with GPS and RFID technologies, combined with exceptional support and service facilities, distinguishes EarthSearch as a leading manufacturer and supplier of real-time location solutions in the marketplace. For more information on EarthSearch, visit www.earthsearch.us.
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EarthSearch Communications, an ECDC Company
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