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For the past two months the Jiobit Hardware team has been working tirelessly to create PPE solutions for our healthcare and essential workers during this pandemic. With the anticipated PPE shortage and current demand outstripping supply, the team focused on solutions that use standard off-the-shelf parts and 3D rapid prototyping to create Face Shields and Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) systems that can be assembled easily and anywhere in the world.
Introducing two new ways to get critical notifications. Alert Me and Wi-Fi Alert (pilot features). As always, we’re continuing to develop new features in order to deliver the right information to the right people at the right time. We encourage you to try these new pilot features out at your home with your Jiobit users and customize them to work for you.
Burning all that pent up energy is critical for family sanity. And for those of us who have relied on city sidewalks and playgrounds as our backyards--or for the days when the weather prohibits us from responsibly sending our kids out back--we need some outlet for that crazy vibe.Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite online movement resources made for kids. Hopefully any downstairs neighbors understand that we’re all in this together.
We’ve put together some of our favorite FREE digital learning resources to help during this period of COVID-19 education disruption.
Jiobit, working with Santa's elves and secret government agencies, will be running test flights starting today across the globe.
The Daily Dot put together its list of the 10 best GPS trackers for kids - “While GPS trackers are often used to find your keys, navigate while driving, or relocate lost pets, parents can also use these devices to keep a virtual eye on their children.”
WIRED Magazine has featured Jiobit once again, this time in their November 2019 issue’s Gadget Lab section. With an abundance of GPS monitors and trackers popping up in the last year, it is important to choose the solution that is right for your family.
iOS13 is Apple’s latest software update for iPhones and includes new location permission settings which impact all location sharing applications. Although Jiobit has not made any changes, you may want to update your settings with iOS13 to ensure you can continue to access all of Jiobit’s features.
Jiobit is the first of its kind patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products with best-in-class security. Jiobit is water-resistant, durable, discreet, and provides accurate real-time tracking at any distance. Featuring a host of encryption and security technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal government customers, law enforcement professionals, and thousands of pet owners and families, with usage in every populated continent in the world.
WIRED has rounded up the best gear for traveling with kids - something most of us know is no small feat. From headphones to car seats to strollers - this article gives a bunch of awesome tips for parents on the move.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Jiobit, an advanced location tracking platform, a substantial contract to proceed into Phase II of its Small Business Innovation & Research (SBIR) Program. Established in 1982, the SBIR is a highly competitive program that supports research and development by small businesses with strong potential for military and commercial use.
Read the heartwarming stories of how Alicia and Sarah use Jiobit for their families. Alicia describes Lilly as fun loving and independent. When you meet her you’re immediately drawn to her contagious energy. She has autism level 2 which can sometimes result in her losing focus and wandering off. Sarah, describes Cohen as her little ninja because of his tendency to escape and wander.
Check out CNBC editor, Lora Kolodny’s interview with Jiobit CEO and live demo of the location monitor.
Alicia Trautwein has 4 kids, 3 of which are on the autism spectrum. She is the founder of The Mom Kind, an autism parenting website where parents can get advice and support. She recently invited us into her home and shared a little about her journey with autism.
Imagine how you’d feel after receiving a call letting you know that your son, who you believed was at home safe, was in fact 5 miles away dodging traffic on his bike. This happened to Sarah who learned that her son Cohen, who has severe autism, had left the house on his bike without her knowing.
During the month of April, we will be doing our part to support autism acceptance and inclusion. In addition to donating a portion of our proceeds KultureCity, a non-profit supporting individuals with autism and sensory disorder, we’re also shining a spotlight on our users who are caring for a child with autism.
Jiobit, a Chicago-based provider of wireless location-based technologies, proudly announces a partnership with KultureCity, an organization focused on providing acceptance and inclusion for individuals with autism and other sensory needs. In observance of Autism Awareness Month, Jiobit will donate a portion of all April sales to support KultureCity.
From Forbes: "If you have small children or a beloved pet, Jiobit is easy to use and can provide welcome peace of mind."
"This simple and attractive GPS-enabled tracker is the best way to keep tabs on your pets and kids." - WIRED Magazine
Fatherly writer Dave Baldwin recently wrote about his experience with Jiobit. He described it as a product designed as much for children who wander off as it is for full-on free-rangers. Jiobit can securely attach to a kid’s clothes ⏤ be it a shoelace, belt, or buttonhole ⏤ thanks to a built-in loop and waistband clip, or it can be put it in their pocket.
A POPSUGAR editor and mom recently took Jiobit for a spin. "[Jiobit is] an incredibly small and lightweight tracking device that can be worn on a child's belt loop, shoelace, or even hidden inside of a shirt. It syncs to an adult's phone so that they can track their kid anywhere — no distance limits!"
From accurate and real-time location tracking at any distance to knowing who your child is with rather than just knowing where they are, this is why Jiobit will bring your family peace of mind.
Any steps we can take to ensure the safety or our kids decreases our anxiety, brings us peace of mind and, let’s be honest, makes us feel like a better parent.
The first-of-its-kind Jiobit TrustChip delivers unmatched security and encryption, meeting or exceeding US-government standards. It’s a parent’s dream and hacker’s worst nightmare.
Jiobit has been selected as one of this year's Chicago Innovation Award winners. This exciting honor comes just after the team has secured three patents for their location tracking technology.
Jiobit is helping this mom of 2 keep her autistic son safe: "I am hopeful that it will help me give him more room to grow as he gains his independence."
Here what Buzzfeed editor, Krista Torres had to say about using Jiobit: "I definitely felt relief and peace of mind using it."
As a Dad who works a job where overnight travel happens quite a bit, I am always looking for new and innovative ways to stay connected with life at home.
Red Tricycle is my favorite parenting site (honestly I check it before I check Facebook in the mornings). They talk about family events, vacations, back to school guides and more. Trust me, they're worth a read. I was extra thrilled when I saw Red Tricycle write about Jiobit.
Our team has gone beyond making a simple GPS tracker for kids; Jiobit is now the most advanced location tracking technology in the world. Read the latest Jiobit updates.
The number one question we always hear from people: How does Jiobit attach to my kid's clothes? Great question! So great, we put together a short video about all the different attachment methods. Take a moment to watch!
Jiobit isn't just a GPS kid tracker: It' the smallest and longest lasting location tracking device designed specifically for kids. From engineering breakthroughs to attachment options, we're getting closer to releasing Jiobit into the wild.
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