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May 4, 2020
Jiobit N100 PAPR as part of the Chicago Rapid Response team.

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.

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December 21, 2019
Jiobit Partners with Kringle Labs to Track Santa's Reindeer

Jiobit, working with Santa's elves and secret government agencies, will be running test flights starting today across the globe.

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November 11, 2019
From The Daily Dot: “Jiobit’s solution is small, smart, subtle, and secure with 256-bit SSL AES encryption.”

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.”

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October 29, 2019
From WIRED Magazine: “The keychain-sized Jiobit is the easiest tracker to clip to a wriggly kid's belt loop, shoelace, or backpack.”

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. 

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September 27, 2019
Jiobit is the most awarded GPS Tracker For Kids

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.

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August 23, 2019
From WIRED: “I've tried the Monkey Kid sensor and the Relay, but the Jiobit is still my favorite.”

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.

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August 21, 2019
Jiobit Receives SBIR Phase II Award from U.S. Air Force

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.

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April 1, 2019
Jiobit Pledges to ‘Go Blue’ During Autism Awareness Month by Donating Proceeds to KultureCity

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.

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March 18, 2019
FORBES: Jiobit is the perfect tracker for pets and kids

From Forbes: "If you have small children or a beloved pet, Jiobit is easy to use and can provide welcome peace of mind."

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February 27, 2019
From WIRED Magazine: This GPS Tracker is Like Having a Marauder's Map for Your Kids

"This simple and attractive GPS-enabled tracker is the best way to keep tabs on your pets and kids." - WIRED Magazine

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November 16, 2018
People Ask Why Jiobit Requires a Monthly Subscription. Here’s Why.

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.

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November 9, 2018
What Parents Are Saying About Jiobit

For the last year, thousands of families have begun using Jiobit and loving the peace of mind it brings. Here's what some Jio-Families are saying.

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October 30, 2018
Jiobit Recognized For Dedication to Innovation After Securing 3 New Patents

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.

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July 31, 2018
Jiobit: PCMag Editor's Choice

Jiobit wins PCMag's Editor's Choice award.

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October 12, 2017
Jiobit featured on Red Tricycle

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.

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January 26, 2017
Jiobit in the News

We announced a $3 Million fundraising round which was reported in TechCrunch, The Chicago Tribune, ChicagoInno and more.