National Kidney Registry Upgrades GPS Tracking Ensuring Shipped Kidney Safety with Next Generation Technology

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The National Kidney Registry and Newgate Security have announced the deployment of next generation GPS technology used to ensure the safety of human organ shipments. New smartphone based GPS tracking devises combined with real-time monitoring systems, deliver the most advanced technology in the world for monitoring human organ shipments. This upgraded GPS technology allows transplant centers, the National Kidney Registry and human organ couriers to monitor the exact location of each shipped kidney in real-time.

BABYLON, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The National Kidney Registry and Newgate Security have announced the

deployment of next generation GPS technology used to ensure the safety of human organ shipments. New smartphone based GPS tracking devises combined with real-time monitoring systems, deliver the most advanced technology in the world for monitoring human organ shipments. This upgraded GPS technology allows transplant centers, the National Kidney Registry and human organ couriers to monitor the exact location of each shipped kidney in real-time.

"This is the fourth upgrade to our GPS fleet in the past 10 years. We now have 100 state of the art GPS tracking devices that can accommodate up to 200 organ shipments per month. We remain committed to investing in advanced technology to safeguard our kidney shipping process in support of our rapidly growing paired exchange and remote donation services," said Garet Hil, Founder and CEO of the National Kidney Registry.

"Newgate Security is honored to have been chosen by National Kidney Registry as their strategic partner to design, engineer and maintain their custom GPS tracking solution. It is extremely gratifying to be part of such a critical service, the success of which depends on timely and accurate GPS based visibility and reporting." said Charles Greenwald, CEO of Newgate Security.

 

SOURCE National Kidney Registry



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