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Laird and Guidepoint go for a drive


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Laird Technologies' Vehicle M2M device chosen by Guidepoint systems.

This new device integrates a GPS
receiver, GSM/GPRS cellular transceiver, control electronics, and
antennas into one customized assembly.  The device’s small size allows
concealed mounting in a variety of locations, making it extremely
effective for a variety of vehicle tracking applications.  When
activated with Guidepoint’s best-in-class service, this device delivers
numerous advantages to consumers including improved vehicle safety and
security, online vehicle tracking, stolen vehicle recovery, as well as
driver safety and convenience.
“We are pleased that
Guidepoint chose to partner with Laird Technologies to develop this
customized M2M device,” said Mike Coletta, Laird Technologies’ Director
of Sales and Product Management.  “This is a great example of our
product evolution from antennas and wireless modules to integrated

“Throughout our ten-year history, we have focused on
building successful partnerships with best-in-breed companies,” said
Rand Mueller, Chief Executive Officer of Guidepoint.  “Partnering with
a company such as Laird Technologies gives us additional opportunity to
accelerate the evolution of GPS tracking technology that’s easy to use,
easy to install, and easy to sell.”




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