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May 24th, 2013, Las Vegas, NV: MMGuardian™ Wins Prestigious CTIA Show Emerging Technology Award for Best Mobile Productivity and Public Safety Application of 2013

24 May

Pervasive Group Inc. is excited to announce that MMGuardian Parental Control the CTIA 2013 Emerging Technology Award for best Mobile application in Productivity, Utility, and Public Safety.

Out of several hundred applicants, fifteen semi-finalists, and five finalists, including new products from large multinationals like Dell, Motorola, and NQ Mobile, MMGuardian was selected as the winner by CTIA Wireless’ judges; a panel of one hundred carefully selected wireless industry experts.  MMGuardian is an android smartphone application that enables parents to comprehensively manage their child’s smartphone use, preventing teens from engaging in dangerous mobile activities including texting while driving, cyber-bullying, dangerous app use, distraction in school, and sexting.

“We are very pleased to win this prestigious award and to have been recognized by CTIA and respected industry experts for our technology leadership in the exciting and rapidly growing mobile parental control space.  We will continue to rapidly innovate and build the best possible product, which parents deserve to have to protect their children from the tremendous risks associated with un-controlled use of smartphones and tablets,” said Pervasive Group CEO James Zhou.

MMGuardian contains built-in technology and intellectual property critical to building leadership in the growing mobile control space.  In particular, MMGuardian’s product contains built-in intellectual property claims surrounding incoming calls, silent mode, auto-replies, app accessibility, pre-defined call lists, information exchange between phones, and warning alerts, is significantly more battery efficient than competitor offerings – capable of running in the background for up to two days without depleting the child’s phone battery – and contains an uninstallation and tampering prevention engine built in to prevent children from altering the product post-installation.

This intellectual property and technology leadership has placed Pervasive Group and MMGuardian Parental Control at the forefront of the rapidly growing mobile parenting market.  By 2016, according to Pew Research, 95% of teens aged 12 and above in the United States and Europe will use smartphones, representing an international market of over 200 million parents and an annual opportunity exceeding $5 billion.

The Emerging Technology award is the culmination in a series of exciting recognition for MMGuardian Parental Control.  In January, MMGuardian launched commercially and was recognized at International CES as a Showstoppers Launch.it Finalist.  Between October and November, MMGuardian has also won awards from Ultra-Light Startups New York City, the New Jersey Entrepreneurship Network, and the New Jersey Venture Conference.

“We will continue to build on our intellectual property leadership in this space, providing parents a comprehensive parental control solution and earning leadership in this multi-billion dollar market,” Zhou said.

For more information on Pervasive Group and MMGuardian, contact paul.grossinger@mmguardian.com.

 

New Release of MMGuardian Includes Exciting New Features

8 May

Pervasive Group is excited to announce the new release of MMGuardian, version 1.3x, which includes several very important, exciting new features for parents.

In particular, parents now have new options for when the lock their child’s device with MMGuardian.  Specifically, parents may choose:

1. Whether or not to terminate an ongoing call when the lock is activated.

2. Whether or not to put phone into silent mode when the device is locked.

3. Whether or not to send an auto reply when the device is locked

4. Whether or not to allow certain apps to be accessible when the phone is locked.

5. Whether or not to allow child to call or text a pre-defined list (by the admin) of contacts

6. Whether or not to send location information in case of emergency.

6. The ability to detect user tampering when phone is locked, present a warning and alert the parent, and then lock down the phone to a minimum access level

Please try out these exciting new features when locking your child’s phone and we hope you enjoy using MMGuardian.

Massive Living: Protect Your Kids With MMGuardian

21 Mar

Are you worried about what and to whom your child is texting? Are you concerned about having their personal information floating around in the technosphere? Want to make sure they are practicing safe driving habits and staying away from bad infliuences? MMGuardian is an Android application designed protect your kids. It gives you up-to-the-minute remote control over activity on your child’s phone or Android device.

What can MMGuardian do?

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Locate your child’s phone without them knowing using Scheduled Locate.

  • Receive text messages with the phone’s location and a clickable map link.
  • Retrieve messages using the SMS text command from the ‘admin’ phone or pre-configure schedules using the Scheduled Locate function.
  • Pre-configure up to four different time and locate schedules to track your child’s phone at regular intervals.

Lock your child’s phone at pre-configured times using Time Limits.

  • Set specific lock times to accommodate restricted activities such as sleep time, class time and weekday versus weekend use.
  • Define multiple schedules for when you want complete lock down of the phone.
  • To lock the phone, simply enter the start and end times and days of the week required for that specific time schedule.

Enable Safe Driving to protect your child while behind the wheel!

  • The phone will automatically lock when Safe Driving mode detects motion above 10 m.p.h.
  • Texts received when the phone is locked will get a pre-set configurable response.
  • Voice calls can still be made to emergency services while Safe Driving is enabled.
  • Children can also send an emergency text message to the admin phone, including an additional text message with the location of your child’s phone.

Read More: http://massiveliving.tv/home-lifestyle-apps-fitness/protect-your-kidsmmguardian/#

MMGuardian Lock

25 Feb

Best Ways to Use MMGuardian Parental Control Phone Lock

8 Aug

If you are a parent, there are times when you probably just want to shut off your child’s access to their cell phone. In those very specific, trying circumstances, MMGuardian Parental Control gives you the power to simply shut off access at the press of a button.

LOCK.

If you install MMGuardian Parental Control, you can quickly lock their phone by texting “Lock:” followed by the number of minutes you wish to keep the phone locked.  So, for five minutes, text “Lock: 5”  And, coming soon, you will be able to press a button on the app and lock it instantly.

So, what are the best reasons to use the MMGuardian lock feature?

  • Your child is texting while driving
  • Your child refuses to abide by the rules you set for phone use
  • Your child is texting in school
  • Any other reason you consider to be particularly important
MMGuardian Lock Feature

MMGuardian Lock Feature

So, what is stopping you from trying the lock feature today?

Best Ways to Use MMGuardian Parental Control Phone Lock

8 Aug

If you are a parent, there are times when you probably just want to shut off your child’s access to their cell phone. In those very specific, trying circumstances, MMGuardian Parental Control gives you the power to simply shut off access at the press of a button.

LOCK.

If you install MMGuardian Parental Control, you can quickly lock their phone by texting “Lock:” followed by the number of minutes you wish to keep the phone locked.  So, for five minutes, text “Lock: 5”  And, coming soon, you will be able to press a button on the app and lock it instantly.

So, what are the best reasons to use the MMGuardian lock feature?

  • Your child is texting while driving
  • Your child refuses to abide by the rules you set for phone use
  • Your child is texting in school
  • Any other reason you consider to be particularly important
MMGuardian Lock Feature

MMGuardian Lock Feature

So, what is stopping you from trying the lock feature today?