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GPS Tracking Solution Provider Electric Compass Joins Motion Computing’s Motion Valued Partner Program

Electric Compass brings enterprise-grade GPS tracking for rugged tablets to Motion Computing’s partner portfolio

December 8, 2014 – Darien, CT – Electric Compass, the leader in mobile enterprise GPS solutions today announced it has been accepted into Motion Computing’s Motion Valued Partner Program. Motion Computing is the global leader in integrated mobile computing solutions with a complete line of purpose-built, rugged and highly mobile tablet PCs, combined with services and solutions.

Motion Valued PartnerElectric Compass’s flagship solution, Electric Compass Tracker allows enterprises to track the GPS location of field workers using the built-in GPS and mobile broadband capabilities of Motion Computing rugged tablets. Electric Compass Tracker empowers companies to more effectively address field business issues including:

  • Achieve complete visibility into field operations to increase productivity,  improve safety and save costs

  • Find closest worker to a location to improve response to urgent events such as service calls or sales opportunities

  • Improve worker compliance with safety and track productivity with alerts for speeding, unauthorized travel, entering or leaving designated areas (geofences) and more

  • Gain insight into patterns of field activities with the ability to review full “breadcrumb” history for user location, travel and alerts generated

  • Improve business intelligence through a wide range of reports and scheduled report subscriptions for automatic delivery by email

“Motion Computing is known for its superb rugged mobile tablets, its commitment to quality and service, and its ecosystem of innovative partners,” said Michael Forbes, Managing Director of Electric Compass. “We are honored to have been chosen to be a Motion Valued Partner and join such an exceptional group of companies providing software and service solutions for Motion rugged tablets.”

“At Motion, one of our key goals is to partner with companies that bring added value to our rugged tablet users,” said Tony Hage, Senior Director of US Sales. “Electric Compass’s GPS tracking adds a complementary capability that many mobile workforces in transportation and logistics, utilities, construction, and public safety, need in their solutions as they seek to gain more visibility into field activities and increase the return on investment from our rugged tablets.”


Electric Compass ( offers GPS service, software and hardware solutions for enterprises with field workforces. Electric Compass is focused on helping companies gain control over their field workforces and fleets through its innovative GPS tracking solutions. Electric Compass provides the expertise, experience and support to help companies benefit from GPS in the field. Electric Compass provides  enterprise-grade GPS tracking solutions for Windows 7 & 8 tablets and laptops, Android devices, iPhones, Windows Mobile computers, installed vehicle tracking devices and field asset trackers.


Motion Computing® empowers organizations worldwide with technology solutions designed to optimize the performance of mobile workers. Building on a foundation of award-winning technical expertise and decades of industry experience, the Motion® team makes it their business to understand your business. Through industry-leading rugged tablet PCs, tailored accessories and services – Motion delivers mobile technology solutions customized to business workflows. Purposely built for vertical markets including field service, healthcare, utilities, construction, retail, public safety and first responders - Motion’s suite of mobile technology solutions improves worker productivity, data accuracy and security, while enabling real-time decision making at the point-of-service. Customers report lower operational expenses, increased efficiency and enhanced customer service. Motion makes its solutions available through a global network of value added resellers and distributors. For more information, visit

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For more information on Electric Compass Tracker, download the Motion Rugged Tablet solution overview or contact us.