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GPS and Personal Tracking Device Stocks: GPS device market in traditional verticals estimated at approximately $2 Billion by 2021

 

PERRIS, California and Point Roberts, WA - June 2, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global news source covering tech stocks releases its new directory of GPS and tracking technology stocks.

As a follow up to the recent article- 'ABI Research, Gopher Protocol (OTCQB: GOPH) and Iridium (NASDAQ: IRDM) Discuss the Future and Evolution of GPS and Personal Tracking Devices", Investorideas.com has created a list of stocks in the sector for investors to follow.

According to Patrick Connolly of ABI Research, "The latest numbers put the GPS device market in traditional verticals at approximately $2 Billion by 2021. The market is undergoing a significant transition period as traditional markets struggle to find mass-market adoption, yet new technologies and markets will create a lot of upside potential for those that move quickly."

Read the recent article: http://www.investorideas.com/news/2016/tracking-device/05261.asp

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GPS and Personal Tracking Device Stocks

Featured:  Gopher Protocol Inc. (OTCQB:GOPH) is a development-stage company that is developing a real-time, heuristic based, mobile technology, per license agreement it holds. Upon development, the technology will consist of a smart microchip, mobile application software and supporting software that run on a server. The system contemplates the creation of a global network, worldwide. Gopher believes this will be the first system that is developed using a human, heuristic based analysis engine. Since the core of the system will be its advanced microchip that will be able to be installed any mobile device, worldwide, Gopher expects that this will result in an internal, private network between all mobile devices utilizing the device by providing mobile technology for computing power enhancement, advanced mobile database management/sharing, and additional mobile features. Guardian Patch- works with or without GPS: Consumer website (http://www.guardianpatch.com/)

Aquila SA (Paris: ALAQU.PA) is a France-based company that provides 24-hour security services. The Company specializes in the prevention and assistance services for corporate clients and private individuals. It offers interventions in the response to security alerts, accompaniment services for workmen and maintenance technicians in the locations where there may be a security risk, as well as intervention services for elderly people. In addition, the Company develops and markets security devices, notably its Aquimobil portable global positioning system (GPS) security alert device.

BSM Technologies Inc. (TSX:GPS.V) through its subsidiaries, BSM Wireless Inc., Webtech Wireless Inc., JMM Global and Lat-Lon, L.L.C., is a global top 20 commercial fleet telematics provider for automatic vehicle location (AVL) solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs for fleet operators. BSM's end-to-end solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe. BSM provides solutions for commercial and government units who manage and operate diverse assets and large fleets that utilize its integrated fleet tracking, fleet maintenance, and intelligent business engine which provides real time, tracking of mobile and fixed assets.

Codan Limited (ASX: CDA.AX) manufactures, and markets communications equipment, metal detection products, and mining technologies. Its communications equipment comprise transceivers, manpacks, antennas and masts, supplies, modems, interconnects, encryptors, transportable systems, remote controls, and amplifiers for high frequency and land mobile radio applications. The company primarily serves government, business, aid and humanitarian, commercial, public safety, security, military, and consumer markets through distribution and support centers. Codan Radio Communications: is a leading designer and manufacturer of premium communications equipment for High Frequency (HF) and Land Mobile Radio (LMR) applications. We've built our reputation for reliability over 50 years in radio communications, in some of the toughest conditions on the planet.  Codan Radio Communications offer a series of HF transceivers to meet any combination of portable, vehicular and base station requirements. When combined with our complete range of accessories, Codan's transceivers provide a wide range of advanced capabilities - from voice communications to data, email, fax, chat, GPS tracking, security and interoperability. At Codan Radio Communications, we pride ourselves on quality and reliability, giving you LMR analog and digital P25 radio systems that exceed industry standards and are renowned for their low power consumption, ruggedness and transportability, surviving in the harshest environments.

COPsync Inc. (OTC:COYN) operates the largest law enforcement real-time, in-car information sharing, communication and data interoperability network in the U.S. The COPsync network enables officers to report and share actionable mission-critical data in real-time and collect for outstanding Texas Class C misdemeanor warrants in real-time at the point of incident. Officers are also able to obtain instant access to local, state and federal law enforcement databases.  The COPsync system also eliminates manual processes and increases officer productivity by enabling officers to electronically write tickets, accident reports, DUI forms, arrest forms and incident and offense reports. Use of the system saves lives, reduces unsolved crimes and assists in apprehending criminals and interdicting criminal behavior -- through such features as a nationwide officer safety alert system, GPS/auto vehicle location and distance-based alerts for crimes in progress, such as child abductions, bank robberies and police pursuits. COPsync also sells VidTac, (TM) an in-vehicle, software-driven video system for law enforcement.

exactEarth Ltd. (TSX:XCT.TO) is a leading provider of global maritime vessel data for ship tracking and maritime situational awareness solutions. Since its establishment in 2009, exactEarth has pioneered a powerful new method of maritime surveillance called Satellite-AIS ("S-AIS") and has delivered to its clients a view of maritime behaviours across all regions of the world's oceans unrestricted by terrestrial limitations. exactEarth has deployed an operational data processing supply chain involving a constellation of satellites, receiving ground stations, patented decoding algorithms and advanced "big data" processing and distribution facilities. This ground-breaking system provides a comprehensive picture of the location of AIS equipped maritime vessels throughout the world and allows exactEarth to deliver data and information services characterized by high performance, reliability, security and simplicity to large international markets. 

Garmin Ltd. (NasdaqGS:GRMN) is the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications - most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin's products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. A component of the S&P 500 index, Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

GTX Corp. (OTC:GTXO) is a pioneer in wearable technology and a leader in enterprise 2 way GPS real-time personal location based services. Founded in 2002, headquartered in Los Angeles, California and known for its game-changing and award-winning patented GPS Smart Shoe, its block buster Smartphone GPS Tracking App, and GPS SmartSole, GTX provides solutions that answer the "where is" question: where is my mother, child, pet, vehicle and high value assets. Through a robust enterprise platform and licensing business model the Company offers a complete end to end solution of location based hardware, middleware, apps, connectivity and professional services. Letting you know where or how someone or something is at the touch of a button delivering security and peace of mind in an instant. GTX Corp also owns and operates LOCiMOBILE, Inc. which develops applications for smart phones and tablets and Code Amber Alertag. The Company has an aggressive intellectual property strategy and owns an extensive portfolio of patents, patents pending, registered trademarks, copy rights and URL's.

Innovative Solutions & Support (NasdaqGS:ISSC) is a systems integrator that designs and manufactures flight guidance and cockpit display systems for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) and retrofit applications. The company supplies integrated Flight Management Systems (FMS) and advanced GPS receivers for precision low carbon footprint navigation

Intermap Technologies Corp (TSX:IMP.TO) Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap is a leading provider of geospatial solutions on demand with its secure, cloud-based Orion Platform®. Through its powerful suite of software applications and proprietary development of contiguous databases that fuse volumes of geospatial data into a single source, the Orion Platform is able to provide location-based solutions for customers in diverse markets around the world.

Iridium Communications Inc. (NasdaqGS:IRDM) is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A.

LoJack Corporation (NASDAQGS: LOJN), the company that has helped more than nine million people protect their vehicles in the event of theft over the past 25+ years, today provides safety, security and protection for an ever-growing range of valuable assets and people. Leveraging its core strengths, including its well-known brand, direct integration with law enforcement and Dealer distribution network, LoJack Corporation is expanding into new areas across the continuum from theft deterrence to recovery. The Company is focusing on creating a new level of value for its Dealer, customer and investor communities by delivering innovative offerings and multiple technologies in expanding geographies.

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. GPS: In 2008, Nokia acquired Navteq. NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map data for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world.  

Qualcomm (NasdaqGS:QCOM) is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. In 2013, Qualcomm acquired SiRF Technology Holdings, a GPS chipset and software company. Qualcomm's QPoint location services solution and gpsOne client technology provide the most complete server/client compatible mass-market location services solution available today. With the QPoint solution, Qualcomm provides operators with flexible delivery options for location services - either through a hosted model or through channel partners. The QPoint solution leverages Qualcomm's gpsOne technology which offers robust data availability under the most challenging conditions. gpsOne technology is the world's most broadly deployed Assisted-GPS handset technology. More than 25 million wireless consumers around the world are being supported today by some 100 different gpsOne-enabled handset models, and more than 140 precision LBS applications.

R F INDUSTRIES LTD (NasdaqGM:RFIL) manufactures, designs and distributes Radio Frequency (RF) connectors and cable assemblies, medical cabling products, RF wireless products and fiber optic cable products. Coaxial connectors, cable assemblies and custom microwave RF connectors are used for Wi-Fi, PCS, radio, test instruments, computer networks, antenna devices, aerospace, OEM and Government agencies. Medical Cabling and Interconnector products are specialized custom electrical cabling products for the medical equipment monitoring market. RF Wireless products include digital data transceivers for industrial monitoring, wide area networks, GPS tracking and mobile wireless network solutions. Fiber optic cable, connector and harness products serve computer, aerospace, computer networking and specialty applications.

SafeonTheMove™ ( OTC:OPMG) - Formerly Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. - is a leading provider of mobile applications software. The Company's flagship product, personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite, is a next-generation software suite with the most robust set of features and functions available today. The software product, which is easily downloadable to mobile phones, allows for GPS tracking of the mobile device in order to calculate the rate of speed of travel. Above certain predetermined speeds, the software will lock the keyboard and prevent the user from emailing, surfing the web or texting. While SafeonTheMove's(TM) software is designed to prevent texting while driving, it also offers parents and employers the ability to monitor the driving habits of mobile phone users in order to prevent speeding.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SWKS) is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches and technical ceramics. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

Sparc Systems Ltd. (BSE:SPARC.BO) provides software and hardware solutions for office automation, electronic security systems, and embedded and Internet appliances in India. It offers GPS vehicle tracking systems, video conference systems, mobile ATMs, fire and intrusion detection systems, access control systems, home security systems, and building management systems, as well as SMS solutions, including kiosk monitoring, remote activation, vehicle control systems, etc. The company also provides custom solutions comprising self service kiosks, handheld terminals, and embedded systems.

Telit Communications plc (LSE:TCM.L) is a global wireless technology company. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing communication modules, which enable machines, devices and vehicles to communicate, through cellular wireless networks. It develops, manufactures and markets global system for mobile communications (GSM)/general packet radio service (GPRS), code division multiple access (CDMA), universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS)/ high speed packet access (HSPA), short range radio frequency (RF), including ZigBee and global positioning system (GPS) communication modules for machine-to-machine (m2m) applications. Its subsidiaries include Telit RF Technology S.A.S., Telit Wireless Solutions Srl, Telit Communications SpA and Telit Wireless Solutions (Pty) Ltd.

TomTom (Amsterdam: TOM2.AS; OTC:TMOAF) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS sports watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry-leading location-based products. Our business consists of four customer-facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.

TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LTD  (NasdaqGS:TRMB) applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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