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Latitude Technologies upgrades popular tracking APP

Jan. 24, 2012, Victoria, B.C. - Latitude Technologies Corp., a leading provider of satellite-based communication, tracking and on-board aircraft data systems, has announced the release of an updated version of their popular Latitude WebSentinel iOS App.

January 24, 2012  By Carey Fredericks

Registered users of Latitude's SkyNode satcom products who have a WebSentinel service account can now view live and historic flight tracking data, adjust reporting parameters and do two-way text messaging with their SkyNode products using the intuitive interface and high-resolution image quality that Apple products are known for.

"This updated iOS application is an example of Latitude Technologies' commitment to provide our customers with the latest in effective information technologies that link operations and maintenance managers to flight crews and aircraft, no matter where they may be," said Tim Curtis, vice president of information services. "Similar programs are also available for other smartphones and tablet computers, including electronic flight bag (EFB) products."

Mikey McBryan is the general manager for Buffalo Airways based in Yellowknife, NWT, Canada.  Buffalo Airways, known from the popular reality television series "Ice Pilots," was the first customer to use the new App.

"I love the Latitude Technologies WebSentinel App because the plane information is always in my pocket," said McBryan. "We operate 18 aircraft and fly to the northernmost airport in the world. I began using the App when we were flying aircraft to Turkey.  This App makes my life easier. I have less stress when I am away from the office because I have the convenience of tracking aircraft from anywhere using the App."


The App is freely available in the iTunes App Store and functions on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch products by Apple. For users of Latitude's existing iOS App, the new version is available as an update.


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