SOURCE: EarthSearch Communications International, Inc. (East Coast Diversified Corp.)

March 10, 2011 09:24 ET

EarthSearch Enters the Anti-Theft Vehicle Recovery Market With Recovery of Stolen Limo

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces that it has successfully demonstrated Logiboxx effectiveness in the anti-theft and vehicle recovery market by being instrumental in locating a stolen stretch limo belonging to one of its customers at 1st Atlanta Limousine.

Earlier in the week, EarthSearch received a call at 9:55am from Paul Campbell, co-owner of 1st Atlanta Limousine, that they could not locate a particular stretch limousine that was stolen 5 minutes earlier on Alpharetta Hwy in Atlanta. We immediately enabled the onboard Logiboxx system to locate the "stretch 300 limousine" and contacted the Alpharetta police department, and provided the address where the vehicle was located using the GPS device installed on the vehicle. The police immediately took steps to recover the vehicle, and made an arrest based on our system, said Chris Ward, GPS Manager at EarthSearch.

"This has been an incredible day with no word to describe it. We needed the car this weekend as we were fully booked with clients, we could have lost a lot of revenue with the theft, and EarthSearch helped save us and our insurance company a lot of money. No question one of the best investments we made for our business was the Logiboxx GPS, it is worth every penny we paid for it," said Paul Campbell, Co-owner 1st Atlanta Limousine, which operates execute limousine services out of the metro Atlanta area.

Anti-Theft and Vehicle Recovery Market

The use of our Logiboxx GPS system shows how our system can be effective in the vehicle anti-theft and recovery market, which EarthSearch will now seek to become a major player in. With estimates of over 1 million vehicles stolen each year in the US, we feel the implementation of our Logiboxx GPS system has proven effective in providing law enforcement agencies with a tool in their work on vehicle recovery, while reducing costs for auto insurance companies covering this sector. In addition, our already established foot-print in more developed emerging nations in Africa and Middle-East gives us an advantage to bringing this anti-theft device to a more international aspect in the coming years.

Construction Equipment Tracking

In the United States, the National Insurance Crime Bureau estimated that by 2007 more than $1 billion in construction equipment was stolen each year. Overseas, theft of high-priced construction equipment has also become an issue as nations continue to grow and demand for these high priced vehicles and equipment continue to increase. Through the use of our Logiboxx GPS system contractors in the US, and overseas, would now have the ability to track, in real-time, the whereabouts of important equipment within the fleet, and assist not just them, but their insurance companies in recovering these important high-cost construction vehicles.

The Logiboxx GPS systems can be self-powered using our solar integration, which can be useful for tracking industrial construction equipment in remote locations.

Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO of ECDC commented, "In addition to tracking shipping cargo, government vehicles, and military equipment, EarthSearch will now have a product geared towards the consumer market in the anti-theft and vehicle recovery market, which we feel could just be another division in our overall goal of providing customized GPS and RFID tracking and security solutions for our clients, and now individual consumers.

For companies, large enterprises, or fleet managers wishing to see how Logiboxx may assist you in optimizing your supply chain management please email us for a brochure at businesssolutions@earthsearch.us

About EarthSearch Communications

EarthSearch Communications, an ECDC Company (OTCBB: ECDC), is a US-based business whose flagship product, LogiBoxx™, integrates GPS and RFID at the hardware level. When combined with its proprietary Global Asset Tracking and Identification System (GATIS) middleware, LogiBoxx and GATIS become the centerpieces of a LogiBoxx Certified Solution. An unprecedented business decision-making tool, a LogiBoxx Certified Solution offers continuous visibility within the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Asset Management and Control industries. Along with its integrated, patent-pending GPS and RFID technologies, EarthSearch also offers a complete line of innovative RFID solutions. Its expertise with GPS and RFID technologies, combined with exceptional support and service facilities, distinguishes EarthSearch as a leading manufacturer and supplier of real-time location solutions in the marketplace. For more information on EarthSearch, visit www.earthsearch.us.

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