SOURCE: East Coast Diversified Corp.

March 03, 2014 09:30 ET

StudentConnect to Offer Silent Alarm and Free Routing Software on School Buses

Company Will Now Offer Silent Alarm on Buses Belonging to Districts That Implement the StudentConnect Technology

MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2014) - StudentConnect Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCQB: ECDC), today announced that it will now include free routing software and silent alarm as features offered on the StudentConnect technology.

StudentConnect is offered free of cost to school districts and parents. The silent alarm will allow drivers to quietly notify transportation official if the bus or students on the bus are placed in any danger. Routing software is one of the most expensive features in school transportation services and paid for by school districts.

"We are continuing in our efforts to assist schools in providing better and safer transportation services to children riding on schools buses. Recent hijacking reports and other incidents on school buses caused us to add a silent alarm feature to our technology. We are also happy to offer free routing software to help schools reduce cost of operating essential transportation services to students and parents," said Kayode Aladesuyi, ECDC Chairman/CEO.

About East Coast Diversified Corporation (ECDC.OB) - ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, school transportation safety and social media applications.

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