Blackline to Share Spotlight With US Secretary of Homeland Security
September 12, 2011
CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Sept. 12, 2011) – Blackline GPS (TSX VENTURE:BLN) is pleased to announce that ASIS International, a leading organization for security professionals worldwide, selected Blackline’s newly developed loss prevention product – Flat Track™ – for an ASIS Accolades Security’s Best Award at the 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 19-22, 2011.
“It is an honor to have Flat Track selected as a winning product by a team of independent judges who represent real world users,” said Greg Rude, Blackline Vice President of Sales. Mr. Rude will be accepting the Accolades award September 19th networking and awards luncheon. On September 21st, keynote speaker Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security Secretary, will present how private enterprise shares responsibility in homeland security and how innovation plays a key role in keeping communities safe and secure.
Flat Track provides security professionals with a sophisticated toolset for surveillance and loss prevention applications in a wide range of applications. Flat Track’s unique slim design enables discrete concealment in applications such as within product packaging, laminated within cardboard, within hidden compartments, and within false bottoms of cases Once embedded within an asset or good, it enables users to remotely map the item’s location, with real-time activity notification through mobile messaging and monitor activities that may lead to the retrieval of lost or damaged property, it also features removal detection that notifies users when the package has been opened or if it has been discovered.
Blackline will be showcasing Flat Track and Javelin products during the Exhibition at booth 1484. Additionally, Blackline has been invited to display its award winning Flat Track solution within an exhibit at booth 2381, Hall B, dedicated to contest winners and other solution entries. Flat Track will also be presented among other new products during the ASIS Seminar’s “What’s New on the Floor” session on Monday, Sept. 19 at 1:45 p.m. in Room W315 AB of the Orange County Convention Center.
About Blackline: Headquartered in Calgary, Canada, Blackline is an industrial safety and commercial product manufacturer. The company solutions address work environments focused on employee safety, while also offering connected hardware to improve security and communicate logistical information of company assets. The industrial business aims to supply growing global legislated and regulated markets, with service plans that provide functionality based on product hardware. The Company maintains a suite of products and services which service the consumer and retail environment. Blackline’s technology, dedication and vision combine to create an ever-growing suite of tools designed to Protect. Share. Connect.®
ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 37,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.
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