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Company Overview of Securus, Inc.

Company Overview

Securus, Inc. develops and deploys a GPS-as-a-Service hardware and software platform for safety and security markets. It offers GPS tracking solutions that allow users to stay informed regarding the whereabouts of personal belongings, vehicles, pets, and loved ones. It offers mobile safety and security products, such as eZoom portable tracking and safety GPS locator for teenage drivers, child safety, and fleet tracking and assets; power extenders, car chargers, wall chargers, auto installation kits, and protective pouches; pet GPS locators; eCare and voice mobile medical alert systems; and lanyard and keychain clips, and wireless charging pads. Its products are designed for college students,...

114-200 Mackenan Drive

Cary, NC 27511

United States

Founded in 2008





Key Executives for Securus, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Vice President of Finance & Operations
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Securus, Inc. Key Developments

Securus, Inc. Snags $1 Million Loan

Securus, Inc. has embarked on a new funding round in which it has raised nearly $1 million in debt financing so far. Although the company has been quiet since replacing CEO Chris Newton with Thomas Collopy last year, it's still fundraising. This latest round comes from two investors, with $970,000 of the $1.15 million goal already under its belt. The company has raised about $9 million in venture capital thus far.

Securus, Inc. Launches eResponder

Securus, Inc. announced eResponder, a very small, lightweight, and comfortable-to-wear mobile personal emergency response system which enables users to break free from landline-based systems that only work in and around the home. eResponder Highlights: A two-way voice system: eResponder connects the user to a certified emergency care specialist at the press of a button, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year. It features a powerful built-in speaker and microphone. The care specialist can dispatch EMS and/or send loved ones to the user, depending on what is needed. If the user needs to be located, the care specialist can coordinate with 911 operators and utilize the U-TDOA network to help find the individual; Designed for any lifestyle: eResponder is simple, easy-to-use, easy-to-wear and doesn't interfere with the active lifestyles of today's seniors. Users will have peace of mind while in the home, gardening, walking the dog, on a trip to the mall - wherever users want to go; Lengthy battery life: eResponder offers a rechargeable battery that lasts up to two months, meaning the user only has to recharge it six times a year instead of every night like other units currently on the market; Small and lightweight: The unit weighs in at just over an ounce, is shower-safe and can be worn as a pendant, clipped to a belt or stowed in a pocket.

Securus, Inc. Releases SpotLite 2.0 to Enhance Pet Protection

Securus, Inc. announced the release of SpotLite 2.0, an advanced GPS pet locator that enables users to keep their best friends safe. Like the original SpotLite, the 2.0 version enables pet owners to keep tabs on companion animals 24/7 online or via their Apple, BlackBerry or Android smartphone or tablet device, or by sending a text message, and view turn-by-turn GPS directions to recover lost pets. The new waterproof version debuts just in time to locate pets in Securus's recently added coverage areas of Alaska and Hawaii. SpotLite 2.0 purchases come with lifetime enrollment in American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery's (AKC CAR) service, which provides 24/7 recovery support. Users can establish SafeSpots (such as their yard or neighborhood) and receive text messages or email alerts when a pet leaves the designated area, along with location updates every 30 seconds in continuous tracking mode. Pet owners can use a single dashboard login to track multiple devices. The small, lightweight device attaches to the pet's collar in seconds with the included protective pouch, and it also comes with a wall charger and AKC CAR collar tag with a unique identification number. The device is equipped with an SOS button that alerts the pet's owner when pressed. SpotLite 2.0 devices also come with a one-year warranty, and an affordable service fee includes on-demand, real-time tracking anytime. The new waterproof design is ideal for pets that are attracted to water (such as Labrador Retrievers) or animals that may encounter wet conditions outside. SpotLite 2.0 also includes a patented alert design to ensure pet owners receive accurate, timely information on their companion animal's current whereabouts.

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