Monday, 25 September 2017

International SOS, Vismo announce partnership

Vismo
Tuesday 30 September 14

International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, and Vismo, a leading global service provider of mobile communications, announced a partnership that delivers an enhanced solution for monitoring, tracking, and assisting travelers to high risk and remote locations. The partnership incorporates Vismo's location based tracking service with International SOS's itinerary and manual check…

International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, and Vismo, a leading global service provider of mobile communications, announced a partnership that delivers an enhanced solution for monitoring, tracking, and assisting travelers to high risk and remote locations.

The partnership incorporates Vismo's location based tracking service with International SOS's itinerary and manual check-in based TravelTracker. This solution offers companies expanded visibility into their "high profile" travelers' location by using real time background tracking and geo-fencing capabilities that are appropriate to the risk and enhance a company's ability to prevent potential situations and respond effectively to an incident.

"This technology provides organizations a tracking and monitoring solution in challenging places to keep travelers safe and secure with extremely accurate location information," said Tim Daniel, International SOS Group Executive Vice President. "It also complements and builds on our existing TravelTracker and security offerings."

International SOS pioneered TravelTracker in the wake of the attacks of September 11, 2001 It was the first online tool to allow clients to identify the location of their employees quickly and reliably, while sending health and safety travel alerts based on their location. The newest version, TravelTracker 6, includes interactive visualization with traveler profiles plotted graphically; interactive maps display the location of a medical or travel security event; and allows for fast and in-depth searches using personal, geographical, and trip data.

"International SOS plays an vital role in ensuring the safety of international travelers, we are delighted that Vismo has been selected to fulfil the role of providing International SOS and it's travelers with the Vismo service to support this goal." said Tim Williams, Founder and CEO of Cellhire Group and Vismo.

Vismo is part of the Cellhire Group of Companies. Cellhire PLC is a leading global service provider of mobile communications based in the UK, with a combined connection base of over 100,000 it can meet customers' requirements from its network of offices worldwide.

Vismo is a downloadable application designed to locate individuals traveling around the world using their smartphone or tablet as well as the option to provide a personal tracker device. Vismo uses GPS, Wi-Fi Access Points, Mobile Base Station technologies to provide highly accurate fixes even indoors. Geo-fence and panic button alerts allow a team to track, protect and respond to employees as they travel to high-risk areas.


View more of the latest press releases from across the industry or post your company's news.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry