Updating its legacy device with cellular capabilities, LifeSafer incorporates Telit technology into its FC100 to wirelessly and securely transmit daily reports, immediately notify authorities of offenders who exceed alcohol limits, and contact emergency responders if a user attempts to circumvent the device.
Court-mandated ignition interlock programs require DUI offenders to provide a BrAC (breath alcohol content) sample below a preset limit before the vehicle can be started. With previous devices, authorities would have to wait 30 to 60 days before the DUI offender could upload monitoring information during a scheduled visit.
“By equipping the FC100 with Telit’s wireless technology, we are now able to provide law enforcement agencies with the ability to monitor DUI offenders in real-time and immediately respond to incidents, keeping both the driver and other motorists safe,” said Richard Freund, founder of LifeSafer. “Telit’s compact modules were seamlessly integrated into our existing product and provide the highly reliable cellular connectivity critical to its effectiveness.”
Enabled by the Telit CC864-DUAL module with GPS capabilities, authorities can view data instantly online with the LifeSafer Plus system, including all logged and time-stamped photographs, driver locations, BrAC levels, retest results and tampering attempts.
With its ultra-compact design, and extended operating temperature range of -30° C to 80°C, Telit’s CC864-DUAL is the perfect platform for medium-to-high-
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LifeSafer is the premier provider of breath alcohol ignition interlocks and other alcohol monitoring technologies and services. Its interlock devices are the most widely used in the U.S and have assisted hundreds of state, county and local judiciaries, law enforcement agencies and legal professionals throughout the U.S in the fight against drinking and driving. Visit www.lifesafer.com for more information.
Telit Wireless Solutions, a subsidiary of Telit Communications PLC (AIM: TCM), is an internationally leading specialist in wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) technology. Telit is the only company worldwide to offer communications modules for all of the various wireless technologies:
Telit products are used all over the world and marketed via Telit’s offices in Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, Poland, Spain, the Republic of South Africa, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK and the USA. Telit’s global distributor network comprises specialists in wireless technologies and enhances the customer experience in over 56 countries worldwide. Further information about Telit and its products can be found at www.telit.com.
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