Securus CEO Wins Connected World's ConnectED Award For Applied Innovation and Vision in the M2M Marketplace

Company Wins Connected World Value Chain Award Recognition for Second Consecutive Year

Jun 26, 2013, 09:03 ET from Securus, Inc.

CARY, N.C., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus, Inc., maker of a groundbreaking line of personal and enterprise mobile safety and security products, announced today that Securus President and CEO Chris Newton was recognized for his innovation and vision in the M2M space with Connected World magazine's prestigious ConnectED Award on June 12 at the annual gala event held during the 2013 Connected World Conference at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara.

The Connected World ConnectED Awards honor individuals who have applied innovation and vision to successfully bring their ideas to the M2M and connected-devices marketplace.
After being selected by a panel of judges, ConnectED winners can also identify Connectors, individuals that the ConnectED winner believes to have played an essential role in the success he or she has achieved. Newton identified Michael Xu of Micron Electronics and Amit Singh of Spectraforce Technologies as Connectors.

"It's an honor to receive the 2013 ConnectED Award, and I couldn't have done it without the support of incredible partners like Michael and Amit," Newton said. "M2M is transforming the way we approach safety and security at home and at work, and Securus is committed to continuing to work with our partners to develop and enhance products that improve lives."

Securus also received a Connected World Gold Value Chain Award in the GPS category this year, and last year the company received a Connected World Gold Value Chain Award in the tracking category.

Securus makes a range of products that enhance personal safety, help consumers stay in touch with elderly relatives and people with special needs, keep tabs on teen drivers, recover lost pets, protect vehicles or bicycles from theft and much more. The company also offers a variety of GPS tracking and safety solutions for businesses, educational institutions and law enforcement agencies.

To learn more about Securus and its comprehensive line of safety, security and tracking products, please visit

About Securus, Inc.
Securus, Inc. is focused on deploying mobile safety and security products and services to the market. Securus has developed a complete M2M (machine-to-machine) technology platform, enabling the Company and its market partners to deliver tailored hardware and software GPS solutions. Securus' strategy is to partner with leading companies in each vertical market to ensure best-of-class GPS solutions. Securus' products are designed for college students, individuals with special needs, senior citizens, pets, children and law enforcement. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Zoombak, Inc., general purpose and vehicle tracking GPS based locators are sold through national retail chains. Visit Securus at and learn more about Zoombak at

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