SOURCE: RemoteMDx, Inc.

February 27, 2008 09:00 ET

RemoteMDx, Inc. Appoints John L. Hastings III as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of SecureAlert

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - Criminal offender management and public safety solutions through GPS tracking & monitoring company SecureAlert, a subsidiary of RemoteMDx, Inc. (OTCBB: RMDX) announced today the hiring of John L. Hastings III to the position of Chief Sales & Marketing Officer.

Hastings brings 23 years of progressive general management, consultative sales, business and product/services development, field sales; business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) brand management, product marketing; strategic planning, CRM/loyalty marketing, product and services development; global business intelligence; information management and advanced analytics experience in 30 countries with Nestle/Stouffer's, Kraft/General Foods, Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp., NCR/Teredata, Unisys Corp. and VNU/ACNielsen.

Hastings holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA with a concentration in international marketing, Pacific Rim -- Australasian focus. He spent eight years with VNU/ACNielsen, a $4.5B+ global research, media and publications company headquartered in New York, where he last served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of VNU MI Global Business Intelligence. Most recently, Hastings has been the interim President & CEO of Klever Marketing, Inc. of Salt Lake City, where he has overseen the company's recent-term financial clean-up and business transformation.

Utah-based SecureAlert has added to its executive team in recent months, preparing for expanded deployment within the global criminal management marketplace with an enhanced portfolio of offender management solutions. The cornerstone of each solution is the enhanced TrackerPAL, a single unit, tamper-proof ankle bracelet which features two- and three-way voice communication, GPS monitoring and a high decibel alarm. SecureAlert's products and services solutions are sold to federal, state and local jurisdictions that need real-time tracking solutions for bonded defendants and/or released criminals who require monitoring.

In December, SecureAlert upgraded its monitoring centers by hiring two new industry experts. In addition, the company teamed with Spectrum Design and Solid Design to develop TrackerPAL, which premiered internally this past week.

About SecureAlert

SecureAlert offers law enforcement a unique combination of 24-hour monitoring; tracking and response to geo-zone violations; two- and three-way voice communication; and application-specific software, all packaged in one compact, tamper-resistant device with a 95 decibel alarm. This equipment, in addition to real-time monitoring and training, is offered as a turnkey solution by SecureAlert. Once SecureAlert's monitoring center has been directed to establish parameters of movement by offenders or known predators, any breach in pre-established rules triggers an alarm. At any time of day or night, professionally trained SecureAlert agents can communicate in real-time with an offender through the equipment's built-in communication capability and can contact the appropriate authority. To learn more about SecureAlert, visit

About RemoteMDx

RemoteMDx has in excess of 200 employees with a centralized monitoring center located in Sandy, Utah. It has proprietary technologies and offers offender management solution to the criminal justice system including: offender pay programs that require the offenders to pay for their monitoring saving millions of dollars to governmental agencies, drug and alcohol monitoring, real-time monitoring offenders combined with job service programs. RemoteMDx through all of its subsidiaries currently manages in excess of 13,000 offenders and is looking to grow this number through its TrackerPAL HouseArrest solution.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act, including future growth and earnings opportunities of the Company. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to retain and to promptly satisfy current backorders and other economic, competitive, governmental, technological, regulatory, manufacturing and marketing risks associated with the Company's business and financial plans. The contents of this release should be considered in conjunction with the risk factors, warnings, and cautionary statements that are contained in the Company's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SecureAlert, TrackerPAL and Offender Monitoring Center are trademarks of SecureAlert. RemoteMDx is a trademark of RemoteMDx, Inc.

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