Innovative Technology Offers Security and Safety Via Patent-Pending Smartphone Software

Jan. 20, 2009

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. , Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A ground-breaking patent-pending technology offers safety features on cell phones that can literally save lives.

Rolling Meadows, Ill. -based company JTrek developed this personal security and safety software for Smartphones. It is the world's first fully functional wireless video security system built into cell phones, using video, photo and audio and GPS monitoring capabilities.

For a nominal monthly fee, JTrek users literally have a full-time personal surveillance protection device. All that is required is a Smartphone, Internet service and a small network of emergency contacts.

If the user is in danger, he or she simply sends a panic alert. This notifies emergency contacts and law enforcement. The automated web-based monitoring center receives the notification, determines where the problem is, and immediately sends alerts to the user's emergency contacts so that help may be dispatched.

The technology is perfect for Smartphone-savvy college students.

"Every parent or university should consider it as a way to protect their children and students," said James D. Richie , chief executive officer of JTrek LLC.

With this cutting-edge technology, text messaging notifications and video/photo imagery is recorded and transmitted by the Smartphone to the JTrek web servers. Even if the phone is taken by an attacker, the images remain stored on JTrek's servers and emergency alerts are sent automatically.

JTrek's mobile application is currently available for Windows Mobile, Blackberry, iPhone, Nokia and Symbian OS devices. Many more phones will be supported in the coming months. JTrek works on all major cellular wireless networks.

For more information when JTrek will be available in your area, visit

About JTrek, LLC.

JTrek LLC is a subsidiary of X-TEL Communications, Inc. X-TEL is a global provider of engineering test systems and services for the wireless industry. X-TEL's products and services are used by some of the largest companies in the wireless communications industry. Information about JTrek can be found on the web at Information on X-TEL can be found on the Web at


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