Just Two Days Into Launch, High-Tech iOS App Surges to Number 7 in UK Navigation Category
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) and RedZone, creator of the RedZone Map™ app, announced today that their real-time crime mapping coverage of London, launched just two days ago, has been widely embraced by Londoners.
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The two-day surge to number 7 in the United Kingdom's iOS navigation category as reported by AppAnnie appears to reflect the fact that Londoners want situational awareness as they deal with a sharp increase in violent crime. With shootings, assaults, thefts and hate crimes posting in real-time to the RedZone Map, users are enabled to avoid higher crime areas by being directed around them.
"I always believed that RedZone Map would work well on an international level, and I believe the early performance of the app in London confirms our proof of concept," said Ted Farnsworth, founder of RedZone. "We are pleased with the results and plan to work aggressively in pursuing other international markets."
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. Servicing 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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