July 29, 2010 in Services (E)
[prMac.com] Portland, Oregon - ActiveTrak(TM) Inc., a leader in advanced tracking and data protection software for consumer and business devices, today made available GadgetTrak 3 for laptops, the latest version of its acclaimed GadgetTrak software. Powered by ActiveTrak's industry-leading anti-theft technology, GadgetTrak 3 introduces new functionality that allows people to track multiple computing devices at the same time - including laptops, netbooks and desktop computers - through a centralized Web control panel that can be viewed from any Internet accessible device.
"Today's families typically have multiple computers in their home, many of them mobile devices such as laptops and netbooks that leave the home and are vulnerable to loss and theft," said ActiveTrak CEO Ken Westin. "ActiveTrak specifically designed our newest software platform with households with multiple devices and small- to medium-sized businesses in mind. By being able track all laptops, netbooks and desktop computers simply, in one location, people are better able to keep tabs on all their computers, regardless of what kind of computers they are.
The FBI estimates 10-percent of all laptops purchased in the United States will be stolen within the first year of ownership with only three-percent recovered. However, GadgetTrak has a successful recovery rate of over 95 percent.
Key features of GadgetTrak 3 include:
* Advanced Positioning
oBy using onboard Wi-Fi radios found in virtually all computers together with advanced Wi-Fi positioning technology, GadgetTrak pinpoints stolen laptops within 10 meters.
* Location Notification
oWhen tracking occurs, a subscriber will get an email with detailed information about a device's location. This information can also be found on a web control panel at www.trak.me.
* Webcam Support
oUsing a laptop webcam, GadgetTrak can remotely snap a photo of a thief, providing crucial evidence that police can use to get a laptop back.
GadgetTrak 3 provides the most advanced data protection and theft recovery solution for laptops, taking back control of stolen devices from the thief. The GadgetTrak software supports Windows (XP, Vista and 7) and Mac OS X Leopard and higher (10.5 and 10.6), greatly increasing the chances of recovery for nearly every laptop, netbook and desktop computer sold in the last few years.
With GadgetTrak 3 people can protect their computers and their valuable and private data for $34.95 (USD) per device per year. More information can be found at GadgetTrak online.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, ActiveTrak Inc. is a leading provider of innovative and patented theft recovery and loss prevention solutions for laptops, smartphones, and portable media devices. The company's consumer product, GadgetTrak, delivers the most advanced theft recovery software available for consumers and businesses today. ActiveTrak not only provides the technology to recover and protect data on devices, but also recovery assistance.