Sharper Image Begins Selling MicroTRAKgps Product Tuesday September 12, 1:40 pm ET
First Major U.S. Retailer Offers MicroTRAKgps Product in Mail Order Catalog, Online and Retail Stores
DALLAS, TX--(MARKET WIRE)--Sep 12, 2006 -- The Tracking Corporation (Other OTC:MIOK.PK - News), today announced that Locate 1, its handheld security and tracking device is now available exclusively in 190 Sharper Image specialty stores nationwide, in the award-winning Sharper Image monthly catalog and online at: www.sharperimage.com/us/en/catalog/product/sku__MT200 ADVERTISEMENT
"The Locate 1 is an intriguing product and a great fit for us," said Richard Thalheimer, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of The Sharper Image. "That's why we showcased Locate 1 on the front cover of our newest catalog. The headline says it all: 'Secretly track anything that moves!' GPS systems are very popular now and Locate 1 is the most innovative application I've seen," explained Mr. Thalheimer. "I think our customers will love Locate 1 as much as I do."
Featured on this month's cover of the Sharper Image catalog, the Locate 1 tracking device is the same size as a cellular phone and can be used to protect or locate a wide variety of assets including people, vehicles, equipment or personal items such as luggage. For $499 and a $14.95 per month service fee, authorized users of Locate 1 can log on to MicroTRAKgps' secure Web server and view a password-protected map showing the asset's exact location and movement. Powered by MicroTRAKgps, Locate 1 is supported by advanced, proprietary GPS technology, advanced back-end infrastructure and a global digital wireless network with real-time tracking on the Internet.
"With the personal navigation and tracking device poised for mass consumer adoption, we believe the company is well positioned to capitalize on the upswing by partnering with premier retailers like The Sharper Image," said Jerry Grisaffi, MicroTRAK founder and CEO. "Locate 1 is a unique product that provides consumers with piece of mind and a level of security, information and services that can't be found on any other GPS tracking product."
The Sharper Image is a specialty retailer that is nationally and internationally renowned as a leading source of new, innovative, high-quality products that make life better and more enjoyable. MicroTRAKgps' Locate 1 provides a new source of personal security with pinpoint accuracy and is a natural fit for Sharper Image's customer base and product line.
About The Tracking Corporation
The Tracking Corporation, formerly known as MicroTRAK, Inc., is a leading provider of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technology and products that utilize in-vehicle hardware and wireless location services. Based in Dallas, The Tracking Corporation has combined the ubiquitous coverage of GPS with the nationwide cellular network and 24/7 automated web and telephone accessibility to provide real-time wireless location and tracking, emergency assistance, stolen vehicle recovery and many other personal and fleet management services. The RFID division of the company specializes in end-to-end Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) integration solutions and hardware, RFID Reader Portals and warehouse management systems in the Food, Manufacturing, Logistics, Retail, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries. This division implements system deployments that track inventory, assets, and people. If you are interested in viewing additional information on The Tracking Corporation, please visit the website at: www.microtrakgps.com
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Contact: For more information: Karen Pulley VP of Marketing for The Tracking Corporation (615) 366-0166 kpulley*thetrackingcorp.com
My neighbor almost went to work for this company. He told me about it about a month ago. I bought at .60. Its at .51 right now, but it could be a great buy since it will be on the cover of Sharper Image. I think it is a cool product esp if I had something valuable and needed GPS.
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