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GPS Personal Locator

Raveon Unveils the “Atlas PL” Advanced Personal Safety Device

Vista, CA August 4, 2009 — Raveon Technologies announced a unique UHF-band GPS Personal Locator for real-time tracking and emergency location of personnel in mission-critical circumstances.  Along with real-time GPS position reporting, Raveon’s Atlas PL has advanced safety features such as position alert, proximity alert, and man-down. Atlas PL GPS personal locator

The ATLAS PL may be worn on a belt, carried in a backpack, or strapped
to a vehicle.  It instantly sends GPS position, radio status, and possible
alert conditions over the UHF radio channel back to base stations, mobile
displays, or to other ATLAS PLs.  And in time of need, the user may press
an alert button and send a critical alert signal out requesting attention or
urgent assistance.

Because the ATLAS PL, like all of Raveon’s GPS tracking products, uses
UHF radio channels there are no recurring fees and no cellular service required
to operate it.   The ATLAS PL will work anywhere on the planet you
deploy your system.   Update rates as fast as every second are
possible, and hundreds of ATLAS PLs may be in the same area operating without
interference.  The ATLAS PL is part of Raveon’s RavTrack family of
real-time GPS tracking products.  Raveon offers complete solutions for
personal tracking, vehicle tracking, and all system components required to
build a complete GPS tracking system.

The Atlas PL is a valuable component of an emergency response, search
and rescue, wildfire fighting, or security team.  Its many unique features
make it superb for these types of applications because:

1. Extremely Rugged. – The ATLAS PL uses Raveon’s
“single-board” construction with GPS, modem, radio, and processor all
secured on one circuit board.  The light-weight aluminum housing is
crush-proof and water-proof, yet the entire unit weighs less than one

2. Critical Alerts. – A built-in “Man-Down” sensor along with
a manually activated Alert button and a Critical Alert feature allow dispatch
and command centers to quickly identify critical situations.

3. Extended Battery Life. – 24 hours of operation with fast updates, and
many weeks of operation with less frequent update rates.

4. Broad Range of Software Options. – Raveon’s RavTrack products
are broadly supported by numerous
GPS software solutions, including Raveon’s RavTrack PC, CES PT3,
GlobalMapper, and Google Earth.  See

5. Secure. – All position reports are 128-bit AES encrypted for secure

6. Built-In Battery and Charger. – The ATLAS PL’s large 2200mAh battery
operates the unit for days, and the ATLAS PL may be recharged from any 12V DC
power source. 

7. Uses UHF radio channels. – No public network access is needed.
It works even when the cell systems don’t with no monthly fees.

8. Very Fast Updates.  With up to 20 positions reports every
second, you can track in truly real-time.

For more information concerning the ATLAS PL and Raveon’s Real-Time
Tracking Solutions, go to or see for full specifications of the ATLAS PL.

Public, dealer, and OEM inquiries are invited.

Raveon Technologies Corporation
990 Park Center Drive, Suite C

Vista, CA 92081

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