Energy Company Adopts Blackline’s Remote Safety Monitoring
July 25, 2014
CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – July 25, 2014) – One of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies with operations in 27 countries placed a $1.3 million CAD purchase order with Blackline GPS (“Blackline” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:BLN). The order consists of the new Loner® Bridge satellite enabled employee safety monitoring system with one year of associated services and will be deployed within the customer’s Western Canadian operations. Initial shipments of Bridge and Loner 900 units, including this order, are expected to begin in Blackline’s 4th quarter.
“Many enterprises operate in several regions not all covered with traditional cellular communication networks,” says Greg Rude, Vice President Sales of Blackline GPS. “Enterprises are looking for lone worker safety monitoring solutions that they can deploy company-wide, enabling seamless operation everywhere, including indoors and well beyond the reach of cellular coverage.”
Blackline’s award-winning Loner suite of safety monitoring products enables employers to monitor the safety of personnel through a combination of automatic and manual safety alerting features including True Fall Detection®, person-down detection, missed check-in detection, emergency latch, and silent emergency button. When safety incidents occur, Loner safety monitoring devices communicate the employee’s identity and precise location to monitoring personnel who are empowered to manage a swift, pinpoint emergency response. Blackline’s technology has the capability to improve the outcome of employees who have suffered an injury, health incident, or physical assault.
About Blackline: Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN) is a wireless location leader that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring and portable business tracking applications. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including mobile, messaging, and web services. Blackline’s vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring and portable business tracking products in the world. Blackline products allow customers to protect their personnel and valued assets, share the conditions of their environment, and connect with emergency services when necessary. Blackline solutions Protect. Share. Connect.®
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