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ESCORT Teams Up With MyAssist to Offer Concierge Services to Drivers

Ticket Protection, Road Awareness and Live Personal Assistance Helps Users Drive Smarter

LOS ANGELES, CA and STEVENS POINT, WI -- (Marketwire) -- 08/21/12 -- MyAssist™, a leading live-agent concierge service for individuals and companies, and ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), the industry leader in radar detection protection technology, today announced a partnership in which MyAssist will provide live-agent concierge services to ESCORT Live™ users. With ESCORT and MyAssist, drivers can have best-in-class radar protection combined with industry-leading personal concierge services at their fingertips.

"We operate under one simple premise: provide our customers with the best products and services period," said John Larson, ESCORT President and CEO. "By teaming with MyAssist and offering our customers industry-leading personal concierge services in addition to our award winning radar and laser ticket protection, we continue our commitment to offer our customers the best driving experience available anywhere."

MyAssist is a personal concierge service with 24/7 access to a live team of experts in travel and reservations services, online research, emergency services and medical assistance. Users can call or email their requests to agents anytime, from anywhere around the world. MyAssist mobile apps are available for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows OS mobile devices. Users can also access the service from any phone. All inquiries are serviced by one of the world's finest concierge, emergency travel and medical assistance infrastructures -- based in the United States.

MyAssist Services include:

  • Expert Travel Information & Research
  • Event Information & Ticketing
  • Worldwide Concierge Services
  • Worldwide Emergency and Medical Assistance
  • Access to One-touch Roadside Help
  • Translation & Interpretation Services

"We specialize in helping drivers so they can focus their attention to the road and tasks at hand," said John Noel, CEO, MyAssist. "Teaming up with ESCORT provides drivers a convenient and safe way to get the information and personal assistance they need, at the time they need it most."

Winner of five major industry awards, ESCORT Live™ delivers the world's most advanced real time radar and laser ticket protection giving drivers an unprecedented, advanced information picture of their driving environment. Using Bluetooth technology and a unique app for the driver's smartphone, radar and laser encounters are transmitted to the ESCORT Live™ "cloud" and then broadcast across the ESCORT Live™ network, notifying other drivers of potential ticket threats. The result is a nation of drivers connected in the ESCORT Live™ social network for the road.

In addition to network alerts, the new ESCORT Live™ smartphone app warns of red light and speed-ticketing camera locations, alerts for speed traps and provides ESCORT's patented GPS features including posted speed limit information, over-speed limit alerts, live traffic for route optimization and more.

For more information on the new ESCORT Live™ ticket protection app and ESCORT's complete line of premium automotive products, visit ESCORTinc.com or call the company direct at 800-964-3138.

About ESCORT Inc.
ESCORT Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors, the patented ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network, commercial fleet ESCORT SmartOffice™ rugged mobile PC, ESCORT MobileTV™, Guardian Alert reverse obstacle detection systems, Entourage GPS-enabled navigation and tracking products, ESCORT QuickStart™ and other Drive Smarter products. ESCORT manufactures products under the ESCORT, PASSPORT, REDLINE, SOLO, Vector and BELTRONICS brands. The company is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, with its principal manufacturing facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

About MyAssist™
Guidance, support and assistance -- with anything, at anytime, from anywhere: That's MyAssist™, a unique live-agent personal assistance and concierge service for individuals and companies from the Noel Group. MyAssist was created by John Noel, founder of travel-insurance giant TravelGuard, to provide individuals and organizations around-the-clock access to experts in travel and reservation services, online research, emergency services, and medical assistance. Companies can private label MyAssist to create a competitive advantage through innovative customer service. Learn more about MyAssist at myassist.com.

MyAssist is a trademark of The Noel Group. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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MyAssist
Brad Rutta
Director of Marketing
[email protected]
Office: 715-295-9030

ESCORT Inc
Ron Gividen
PR Director
513.870.8500
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