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As the leading consumer security company, we know that online security goes well beyond protecting against malware and phishing attacks.
Based on over 15 years of experience building applications with large carriers and ISP partners, our family safety products utilize a unique combination of carrier-integrated location technologies with industry-leading AI technology to deliver real-time information to parents when it matters most.

Technology that keeps families safe

Our family safety products utilize a unique combination of carrier-integrated location technologies with industry-leading AI technology to deliver real-time information to parents when it matters most.

To do this, we incorporate both network-based and device-based locations to ensure accuracy and reliability. Network location leverages nearby cell tower data to triangulate a person's whereabouts; in parallel, device location utilizes GPS-based detection to further specify coordinates and motion.

By keeping track of the locations of your loved ones, and evaluating these statistics, we can provide unique family-level insights.

Our artificial intelligence platform is capable of providing parents with valuable insights about their family’s content input and daily activities. It can even warn parents if their child does not make it home on time or leaves school unexpectedly during the middle of the school day.

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