SAN FRANCISCO Jan. 31, 2011 Location Labs Europe
Mobile Safety & Security
Location Labs’ award-winning personal location security service also saw record paying subscriber growth in 2010. The company announced a paying subscriber growth rate of more than 1000%. User engagement was also extremely high: the company performs nearly 1MM locates per day, for its mobile safety and security customers, sending out thousands of alerts to parents assuring them that a child made it to school on time or arrived home safely before curfew.
The company is poised for continued aggressive growth in 2011, expanding its product leadership with the launch of the industry’s first carrier-grade "no texting while driving" solution, which leverages Location Labs’ patent-pending low power motion-detection technology for smart phone platforms. The new service garnered national attention with more than 400 media outlets reporting on the news.
Over the past year, Location Labs clearly established itself as the leader in location-based services. The company’s geofencing platform boasts the largest mobile developer base in the US outside of Android and Apple; and applications developed on the platform have processed over 400MM location transactions. Additional technology highlights include:
- Provided the ability for developers to remotely locate over 300MM mobile phones
- Added over 2,000 mobile developers to its Location Platform (3X growth from prior year)
Beyond the significant growth of its developer platform, Location Labs also announced additional partnerships with Tier-One US carriers. These relationships further validate the company’s market-leading innovation and commitment to deliver the most trusted technology in location and mobile security. Partnership highlights include:
- All four major US carriers announced support for Location Labs location Platform enabling the ability for developers to remotely locate over 300MM mobile phones.
Industry-First Location-Based Applications
Focused on securing its foot-hold in location-based services, in 2010 industry influencers stopped to recognize Location Labs’ significant growth and momentum by awarding the company with the following accolades:
- Inc. 500
- San Francisco Business Times
- AlwaysOn Global 250
About Location Labs
Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-as-a-service with consumer products that enhance the personal safety of millions of users and a location platform that enables 2,000+ developers to build their own rich location based applications.
Location Labs Feb 14-17, 2011
Michelle van Kriedt
SOURCE Location Labs