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Trap-Alert® Remote Monitoring System Becomes a Valuable Tool for a USDA Project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research project in Colorado has given New Frequency’s award winning Trap-Alert® trap monitoring system and notification solution receives a thumbs-up. The Trap-Alert® system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that allows government agencies like the USDA, along with many professional wildlife control operators, to monitor and actively receive trap status updates, including the location of animal trap sets, through a web-based and mobile application.

The USDA’s Wildlife Services – National Wildlife Research Center started a research project studying urban coyotes in the Denver area requiring the capture, handling and collaring of 30 to 40 urban coyotes. Padded foot-holds, snares, and collarums are the primary trapping tools being used, with 99% of the traps set being padded foot-holds. USDA researchers quickly realized the advantages of using the Trap-Alert® system versus conducting manual trap inspections. Over the initial three month period the researchers captured 15 coyotes. During this period, researchers received real time email and text alerts on their mobile devices for every trapping event where a Trap-Alert® unit was set.

Some key advantages cited by USDA researchers in using the Trap-Alert® system are:

  • Much quicker response times resulting in a reduced amount of time a coyote or any animal is in a trap

  • Quicker response allows our traps to work longer during morning hours resulting in 1 to 2 additional captures

  • Reduced danger to the general population and pets near the trapping area

  • Ability to forgo checking traps in the afternoon/evenings for traps that are left open during the day

  • Outstanding and proactive customer service.

 

 

 

New Frequency Rolls out Trap-Alert™ Mobile to Rave Reviews

New Frequency, Inc. has released its game changing Trap-Alert™ mobile site for the wildlife and pest control industry. The Trap-Alert™ system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables wildlife and pest control professionals to actively monitor the status and location of animal traps through a web-based application and now a mobile application. Trap-Alert™ mobile allows users the flexibility to manage their Trap-Alert™ units through an easy to use management tool that provides contact management, job information and routing using Geo Location services to and from a current location to Trap-Alert™ job sites. The mobile version of the Trap-Alert™ system is designed specifically for Smartphone and Tablet PC use, giving Trap-Alert™ customers with streamlined access to all of the great features found on the main web application.

The need for mobile applications is increasing significantly in the wildlife and pest control industry. New Frequency, through its The Trap-Alert™ mobile application, is leading the way in transforming access to real-time data into greater efficiency, revenues, and profitability for its customers.

 

 

 

New Frequency Named NWCOA “Innovator/Vendor and Vendor of the Year” For Trap Monitoring System Used By Wildlife Control Operators

New Frequency and its Trap-Alert™ system were awarded “The Innovator and Vendor of the Year” award from the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (“NWCOA”). Through technology, New Frequency is redefining the way remote traps are monitored and managed in the wildlife control industry.

The Trap-Alert™ system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables Wildlife Control Professionals to actively monitor the status and location of animal traps through a web-based application. The Trap-Alert™ system, which includes the Trap-Alert™ web application, phone and tablet applications, significantly increases the management and efficiency of a large number of traps. The need for Wildlife Control Professionals to visit sites solely for the purpose of daily trap inspections are eliminated, saving them time, labor, fuel costs; and thereby, delivering a rapid return-on-investment.

 

2012 Annual Wildlife Expo in Atlanta Showcases Smart Tech Improvements

Remote trap monitoring technology coupled with smart phone capabilities now allow even smaller companies to capitalize on real-time information to improve profitability and customer service.

Technology developed by New Frequency Inc. of Cumming, Georgia has taken remote trap monitoring: from concept to reality. Remote trap monitoring technology and systems is a “Game Changer” for the wildlife and pest control industries, allowing operators to work smarter and quicker while reducing costs.

New Frequency’s Trap-Alert™ system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables Wildlife Control Professionals to actively monitor the status and location of animal traps through a web-based application. The Trap-Alert™ system, which includes the Trap-Alert™ web application, phone and tablet applications, significantly increases the management and efficiency of a large number of traps. The need for Wildlife Control Professionals to visit sites solely for the purpose of daily trap inspections are eliminated, saving them time, labor, fuel costs; and thereby, delivering a rapid return-on-investment.

 

 

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Issues Law Enforcement Policy Change, Allows the Trap-Alert™ System to Replace Daily Visual Inspections

New Frequency, Inc., a developer and operator of electronics and web-enabled real time data collection, monitoring and management solutions announced today that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR) has issued an official statement approving the use of New Frequency’s Trap-Alert™ system by wildlife control professionals. The Policy stated the following: “The purpose of this interpretation is to allow the use of the New Frequency wireless monitoring Trap-Alert. When in proper working condition the New Frequency Trap-Alert™ system meets the requirement of inspecting traps every 24 hours under OCGA 27-3-63 (a)(3). If the device fails to report daily then the trapper must physically inspect the trap to meet this requirement.” The GA DNR has only recognized the Trap-Alert™ system as a replacement for visual inspection based on its daily status check in methodology, an industry stand out for this type of product.

Trap-Alert™ is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables wildlife control professionals to actively monitor the status and location of multiple animal traps through a web-based application. The Trap-Alert™ system, which includes the Trap-Alert ™ web application, significantly increases the efficiency of managing a large number of traps. The need for field personnel to visit sites solely for the purpose of daily trap inspection is eliminated, saving both time and fuel costs as well as increasing customer satisfaction. Coupled with the best online routing and dispatch software in the industry, the complete TrapAlert™ system provides a phenomenal return on investment and keeps wildlife control professionals in touch and informed about their customers at all times.

 

 

New Frequency Rolls Out Version 4.0 of the Trap-Alert™ System

New Frequency, Inc., a developer and operator of electronics and web enabled real time data collection, monitoring and management solutions, today announced that Version 4.0 of their Trap-Alert™ device is now available for purchase through their distributor, Wildlife Control Supplies (WCS). Version 4.0 of the Trap-Alert™ device is the culmination of 3 years of product development with significant input from prominent wildlife control operators.

The Trap-Alert™ Version 4.0 device adds many sought after features to an already indispensible tool for the wildlife control industry, which requires reliable real time status information from many remote locations at once. A weatherproof enclosure is now a standard offering, including a new UV A/B resistant case that will not crack or breakdown under extreme exposure to sunlight as well as rubber gaskets that keep moisture out. Enhanced GPS signaling allows for greater accuracy in locating equipment, even in areas previously prone to blocking GPS signaling, such as indoors. With the Trap-Alert™ system, multiple traps can be monitored at one location with a single Trap-Alert™ device, which not only signals whenever a trap is activated or closed but also checks in on a regular schedule with updated battery status, signal strength, and physical trap status. Coupled with the best online routing and dispatch software in the industry, the complete Trap-Alert™ system keeps wildlife control specialists in touch and informed about their customers at all times.

 

 

 

New Frequency and Safeguard® Products Enter into Marketing Agreement to Deliver Trap-Alert™ Solution to the Wildlife Industry

New Frequency, Inc., a developer and operator of electronics and web based telemetry data monitoring and management solutions and Safeguard Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer of non-lethal wildlife control traps, today announced that they have entered into a marketing agreement to deliver New Frequency’s Trap-Alert™ remote trapping device and solution to the wildlife management industry. Under the marketing arrangement, Safeguard Products and New Frequency will combine their respective resources and expertise to support sales and market penetration of the Trap-Alert™ remote trapping solution through the use of Trap-Alert™ capable Safeguard traps and easy to adapt retrofit kits. This will enable quicker, seamless implementation of the Trap-Alert™ solution contributing to the shared missions of New Frequency and Safeguard Products as leaders in humane and efficient wildlife management monitoring solutions

The Trap-Alert™ system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables wildlife control professionals to actively monitor the status and location of multiple animal traps through a web-based application. The Trap-Alert™ system, which includes the Trap-Alert™ web application, significantly increases the efficiency of managing a large number of traps. The need for field personnel to visit sites solely for the purpose of daily trap inspection is eliminated, saving both time and fuel costs as well as increasing customer satisfaction. Coupled with the best online routing and dispatch software in the industry, the complete Trap-Alert™ system provides a phenomenal return on investment and keeps wildlife control professionals in touch and informed about their customers at all times.

 

 

 

New Frequency Partners with Wildlife Control Supplies for Distribution of Version 4.0 of the Trap-Alert™ Device

New Frequency, Inc., a developer and operator of electronics and web-based telemetry data monitoring and management solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Wildlife Control Supplies (WCS) for distribution of Version 4.0 of the Trap-Alert™ device. WCS is a nationally recognized and trusted leader in the distribution of equipment and supplies to wildlife control specialists, with decades of experience in the industry.

Version 4.0 of the Trap-Alert™ device adds many sought after features to an already indispensible tool for an industry needing reliable status information from many remote locations at once: a weatherproof enclosure is now a standard offering, including a new UV A/B resistant case that will not crack or breakdown under extreme exposure to sunlight as well as rubber gaskets that keep moisture out; and enhanced GPS signaling allowing for greater accuracy in locating equipment, even in areas previously prone to blocking GPS signaling, such as indoors. With the Trap-Alert™ system, multiple traps can be monitored at one location with a single Trap-Alert™ device, which not only signals whenever a trap is activated or closed but also checks in on a regular schedule with updated battery status, signal strength, and physical trap status. Coupled with the best online routing and dispatch software in the industry, the complete Trap-Alert™ system keeps wildlife control specialists in touch and informed about their customers at all times.

 

 

 

New Frequency Launches Trap-Alert™ System Version 4.0 at NWCOA Annual Convention

New Frequency Inc. launches the Trap-Alert™ system Version 4.0 at NWCOA’s Annual Convention and receives rave reviews. Attendees and early adopters of the Trap-Alert™ system indicated that the product will revolutionize the way the wildlife control industry monitors and manages its remote traps by making trapping more efficient, profitable and customer friendly.

The Trap-Alert™ system is a combination of hardware, software, GPS and wireless technologies that enables animal trappers to actively monitor the status and location of animal traps through a web-based application. The Trap-Alert™ system, which includes the Trap-Alert ™ system web application, significantly increases the efficiency of managing a large number of traps. The need for field personnel to visit sites solely for the purpose of daily trap inspection is eliminated, saving both time and fuel costs as well as increasing customer satisfaction. Conference attendees were impressed by the device’s flexibility, usability and low cost compared to the overall savings the system generates, resulting in a phenomenal return on investment.