With Violent Crime on the Rise, RedZone Seeks to Help Londoners
MIAMI & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 19, 2017–
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) and RedZone, creator of the RedZone Map™ app, announced today that London is the latest addition to the RedZone Map real-time crime mapping coverage.
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The launch of RedZone Map in London comes at a time when Londoners are seeing a sharp increase in violent crime. Coming on the heels of the new London Metropolitan Police Commissioner promising a five-year crackdown on violence, the app, which presents crime data for shootings, assaults, thefts and hate crimes, is now available to help RedZone Map users in London become more aware of their surroundings and avoid higher crime locations.
RedZone Map uses numerous resources to drop its crime-reporting pins, including local, national and international law enforcement agencies, security firms, traditional media, global press, social media with social listening and first-hand user reports. Having recently added live Twitter feeds that work in conjunction with artificial intelligence and big data analytics capabilities, the high-tech expansion of the app comes at a time when personal safety is a significant concern.
“The London expansion is our first step towards a full European launch,” said Ted Farnsworth, founder of RedZone. “It has always been our goal to enhance personal safety worldwide and our launch in London is a critical first step in extending our international reach. ”
About RedZone Map
RedZone (Zone Technologies, Inc.) is a state-of-the-art mapping and spatial analysis company with operations in the U.S. and Israel. It has created a community-based ecosystem that features a socially empowered safety map app that enhances mobile GPS navigation using advanced proprietary technology to guide travelers to their destinations, giving them a choice of a safer route vs. a riskier route. The app incorporates a social media component, which allows for “it’s happening now” crime reporting coupled with real-time crime data from more than 1,400 local, state, national and global sources. RedZone Map is currently available to iOS and Android users. More information is available on the RedZone Map website. Zone Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Helios and Matheson Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) is the creator of RedZone Map.
About Helios and Matheson
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) provides information technology consulting, training services, software products and an enhanced suite of services of predictive analytics. With its client roster including Fortune 500 corporations and other large organizations, HMNY focuses mainly on BFSI technology verticals. HMNY’s solutions cover the entire spectrum of IT needs, including applications, data, and infrastructure. HMNY is headquartered in New York, NY and listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol HMNY. For more information, visit us www.hmny.com.
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