VAUGHAN, Ontario and BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Sygic is thrilled to announce that Family by Sygic has been awarded the PTPA Winner's Seal of Approval. PTPA Media has North America's largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 60,000 parents and was rated the Most Trusted Seal by 22,000 parents.
Family by Sygic was released on January 8th, 2013 as the second product of international leader in GPS navigation software, Sygic. Family location sharing and safety application runs on smartphones with iOS and Android OS. Family by Sygic eliminates the need for numerous phone calls while keeping family members in touch and enabling parents to see real-time location of their children. Parents can set up Safe and Unsafe zones and be notified when their child enters or leaves these areas. Geofence, Augmented reality, Check-ins and free in-app Family messaging are other features which every parent will appreciate.
Being honored with the influential Seal of Approval from PTPA Media Inc. is a huge achievement for a product geared to families, children or parents. "We are honored that Family by Sygic won the PTPA Media™ Seal. It is a great accomplishment for our company that unbiased parent testing community with more than 60,000 members rated our product as excellent. At Sygic, we are still working on the application to make it even better," said Sygic's CEO Michal Stencl.
Consumers looking for high-quality products and services can rest assured when they see the PTPA Winner's Seal; it is evidence of a products excellence being evaluated by unbiased parent testers. "At PTPA Media, we are proud to play a role in certifying innovative products that families can trust," says Sharon Vinderine, CEO and founder of PTPA Media Inc. "When consumers search for our Seal of Approval on product packaging and web sites, they are essentially searching for validation from their peers. Their peers will have objectively tested and approved these products based on their performance in a real life environment. That type of resource for families is priceless."
Family by Sygic was among many entries competing to earn the PTPA™ Seal. Independent parent volunteers evaluate products in their own homes to ensure that PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience - not on commercial considerations.
Sygic develops off-line voice guided GPS navigation software trusted by millions of customers worldwide. Sygic was the first company to provide turn-by-turn navigation for iOS platform. With over 20 000 000 installs Sygic GPS Navigation is the top offline navigation app for iOS and Android, ranking Top 20 in more than 40 countries. Sygic professional platform powers solutions for private companies as well as civil services. In January 2013 Sygic launched its second product Family by Sygic - family location sharing and safety app that earned coveted PTPA Seal of Approval. Based in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sygic has been recognized as a Deloitte Fast 50 Company for fastest growing IT companies in Central Europe since 2005. In 2011, Sygic was added to Deloitte's Fast 500 EMEA listing as well. To learn more about Sygic offerings, visit http://www.sygic.com. More information about the new app Family by Sygic is available on http://www.sygic.com/family.
About PTPA Media Inc.:
PTPA Media provides an objective framework for appraising and promoting new products designed to enrich family living. The company's mission is to marry innovative companies with discerning consumers, to improve consumer access to quality products and services for their families and homes.
For more information visit http://www.ptpamedia.com
SOURCE Sygic a.s.