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awatkins
08-23-2006, 10:10 PM
Here's a press release I received that I thought might give someone a story idea. Could make some good fiction! If you specialize in nonfiction, maybe you could check out the site and come up with a great query.

Here's the press release:

New Technology for Finding Lost Dogs
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 08:29:07 -0700


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

New Technology for Finding Lost Dogs


Minneapolis, MN - - August 15,2006 - - White Bear Technologies announces the market introduction of RoamEO™. The new handheld GPS location device with GPS Fence ™ can locate pets up to a mile in any direction.


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A handheld color monitor displays the location and direction of up to three pets in relationship to the holder. RoamEO ™ customers can program their own GPS Fence™ in nearly any shape and size within range. If a pet leaves the programmed fence, RoamEO™ will warn the user and display where their pets are going. RoamEO™ does not use cell towers and works everywhere GPS satellite transmissions’ penetrate.


White Bear Technologies was founded in 2004 to develop hand held GPS solutions to locate pets, people and valuables. The company plans on expanding the RoamEO ™ platform to include many other applications.

Media Contact:
Boyd Palsgrove
White Bear Technologies
Phone: 651-636-5695
Fax: 651-636-6480
Website: www.roameoforpets.com (http://www.roameoforpets.com/)

alleycat
08-23-2006, 10:15 PM
Wonder if it would work for teens at the mall?

awatkins
08-23-2006, 10:22 PM
Wouldn't that be awesome? The company would sell millions of'em.

MidnightMuse
08-23-2006, 10:26 PM
'specially if they added some form of remote taser-shocking ability. You know, to train those teens using aversion therapy :D

SHBueche
08-26-2006, 09:21 PM
I have pets and teens, thank you very much Anne, for including this information!

awatkins
08-27-2006, 02:06 AM
You're welcome, Shelley! :)

Midnight, you let me know how that goes. :D