FindWhere BV

FindWhere BV

February 04, 2010 09:00 ET

FindWhere and International SOS Sign License Agreement

Global security service based on iFind Mobile LBS solution

BILTHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2010)FindWhere, a pioneer and global leader of mobile phone-centric security and safety services, announced today that it has licensed the iFind Mobile solution to International SOS to provide real-time locations when they are most needed around the world.

iFind Mobile, which is controlled via a proven, web-based tracking panel and network operating center, can be installed on any GPS-enabled GSM phone. The unique solution gives individuals and companies peace of mind since it can identify someone's location instantly via their mobile phone, thus supporting duty of care especially for individuals working alone or in far-flung places. Also, iFind Mobile enables recovery of a misplaced or stolen phone and provides excellent security of the data on the phone.

"The licensing of iFind Mobile to International SOS and the integration of our Managed Services, using a standard XML API, to their Incident Management Center is a perfect example of advanced Location Based Services," said Jaap Groot, CEO and Founder of FindWhere. "We expect these types of safety- and security-centric solutions on mobile phones to become widely embraced since they provide real value when needed and have minimal impact on the phones everyday functions."

"With iFind Mobile, we will be able to provide our clients who have the Incident Management Center solution with enhanced services that enable them to act proactively and respond with increased geographical accuracy," says Tim Daniel, Group Executive Vice President of International SOS. "The integration of FindWhere's Managed Services with our Integrated Management Center is a unique example of our commitment to provide state-of-the-art solutions whenever and wherever they are needed."

About FindWhere:

Founded in 2002, FindWhere ( has transformed the complexity of advanced GPS, satellite mapping, and wireless communication into down-to-earth, straightforward precision tracking and location services. FindWhere delivers advanced features and functionality in an accurate and easy to use solution that offers partners proven and scalable location centric services in knowing the location of their customers. Businesses improve their duty of care for lone workers and increase their bottom line with remote workforce management. FindWhere partners with enterprises and institutions worldwide to provide location solutions that are easily integrated within existing applications.

FindWhere is led by a team of veteran executives with extensive wireless, sales and marketing, business development and operational expertise working together to deliver peace of mind solutions. FindWhere is a private company located in Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

About International SOS

Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS ( helps organizations manage the health and security risks facing their travelers and international expatriates. Using its worldwide network of alarm centers, clinics, and over 55,000 health and logistics providers, the company offers local expertise, preventative advice, and emergency assistance during critical illness, accident, or civil unrest. International SOS provides medical and security information services, medical consulting, staffing support, occupational healthcare, and healthcare management services globally. In 2008 the company handled over 1,000,000 cases, including nearly 18,000 evacuations. International SOS works in partnership with businesses, governments and non-governmental organizations and currently provides key services to 83 percent of the Fortune Global 100 companies. Working in some of the most inhospitable places on earth, International SOS offers international standards of medical care where it is not available or where cultural and language barriers exist.

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