Tracker Now Previewing a Revolutionary IoT Tracking Device at TechCrunch Disrupt

The Tracker Now team will be previewing its innovative Tracker Now device, the first globally capable, small tracking device for people, pets and things. Visit Tracker Now in Start Up Alley in the Sports and Travel section at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this week.

Garden Grove, Calif. - September 12, 2016 - The Tracker Now team will be previewing its innovative Tracker Now device, the first globally capable, small tracking device for people, pets and things. Visit Tracker Now in Start Up Alley in the Sports and Travel section at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this week.


Tracker Now is so small it can be hidden in a pocket, carrying case, pet collar or in a variety of business items. Manufactured in the USA, the IoT enabled Tracker Now is the first and only tracking device to feature a global tracking range, extended battery life and a waterproof casing. The device includes an alert speaker, geo-fencing capabilities, and a powerful processor and SIM card.

The compact Tracker Now device arrives compatible with an Android or iOS-compatible app, so users can instantly pinpoint item locations on a satellite-view map. For advanced security, users can draw a geo-fence and be alerted if the tracker ever leaves a defined area. Additional web browser functionality provides tracking of items when a smartphone is unavailable.

Also previewed will be the Tracker Now Board, an open sourced advanced IoT framework, which features an Arduino compatible programmable BLE tag with a full support library. With the addition of open-source API functionality, the technology can become a comprehensive mobile monitoring solution with cloud-based data management.

Smart BLE tags can enable numerous monitoring functionalities such as temperature, wind, humidity, heart rate, and oxygen levels. Any smart BLE tag supported by Arduino, becomes an open-source electronic prototyping platform - supported by Tracker Now. Once tags are written, they are uploaded via cell signal or Wi-Fi to Tracker Now Cloud Services, where data can be stored, analyzed and managed. Automatic alerts based on data collected are also part of the new cloud feature rollout.

Availability
Tracker Now will be fulfilling its Kickstarter preorders and begin shipping in December. Tracker Now devices can be customized for a variety of OEM applications. The open-source advanced board with API functionality will be available to other IoT developers in Q4 2016.

About TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016
TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 is TechCrunch's tenth annual conference in San Francisco. The format combines top thought-leader discussions with new product and company launches. Morning executive discussions debate technology-driven disruptions in many industries, while the afternoons are reserved for the Startup Battlefield, where 20+ new companies will launch for the first time onstage, selected to present from numerous applications received from around the world. The winning company will receive a $50,000 grand prize and the Disrupt Cup at the conclusion of the conference. The conference is September 12-14, 2016 at Pier 48 in San Francisco.

About Tracker Now
Entrepreneur and visionary Joe Pantel, after two years of research and development has successfully completed a Kickstarter project for a new device called Tracker Now. It is a tracking tag for people, pets and items that uses GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (BLE) technologies. Pantel was previously among the market leaders in award-winning weatherproof, outdoor HDTV displays. He is now the driving force behind the Tracker Now device. For more information visit http://www.TrackerNow.com.

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