FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (USA) – Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST – formerly Paradox Marine) has launched GOST Australia to distribute its marine security and vessel tracking systems in Australia.
GOST Australia will be headed by Blake Cooper, Managing Director of Queensland-based Atlantis Security. “The GOST security products range meets the needs of the Australian recreational, commercial and maritime communities and exceeds all relevant Australian Quality Standards,” Cooper said. “We look forward to establishing strategic partnerships with installers and distributors with exceptionally high standards and excellent track records for professionalism and customer service,” he added.
The GOST executive team at the recent Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Left to right:
Jay Keenan: President & CEO
Brian Kane: Director of R&D
Blake Cooper: Managing Director of GOST Australia
Erin Keenan: CFO
One of the new products in the GOST range is the GOST Cloak system. Most property loss occurs in the first initial minutes of a break-in, before police or security teams have had a chance to respond. The GOST Cloak system is designed to provide protection in the critical time gap between onboard alarm activation and the response team’s arrival.
In a matter of seconds, the GOST Cloak system fills the protected vessel interior with an impenetrable cloud of smoke that makes the intruder disoriented and confused and forces them off the vessel until the response team arrives. This prevents damage or loss of property on the vessel.
The fog is created by vaporizing a specially formulated glycol solution. Glycol is classified as a foodstuff and is found in many day-to-day substances such as toothpaste and deodorants. The vapor produced is a dense, white fog which reduces visibility to less than 30 cm, practically no visibility, but which, under normal usage, is harmless to anything aboard a yacht.
Other GOST Products :
The new line of GOST products includes
(left to right) GOST Insight, GOST Nav-Tracker, GOST Phantom, GOST Watch and GOST Acoustic Barrier.
GOST Insight – Wireless security, monitoring, tracking & surveillance cameras can be set to record clips to website on alarm activation and send text & email notifications. DVR will record four cameras for 30 days.
GOST Nav-Tracker – Inmarsat Satellite-based GPS Tracking. Remotely control geo-fence and track your vessel online anywhere in the world using Google Earth interface. Awarded medal by the US Coast Guard for assistance in the recovery of various high profile vessels.
GOST Phantom – Wireless security & monitoring. Call into system from any phone to arm/disarm or control relays. Up to 32 wireless sensors & eight wireless relays. Systems available for any size vessel.
GOST Watch – Surveillance system that is an easy add-on to existing cameras onboard. View cameras remotely from your smart phone or computer.
GOST Acoustic Barrier – can function as a sound barrier or as a traditional siren. GOST Acoustic Barrier effectively stops intruders in their tracks by generating a patented unbearable pattern, frequency and intensity noise. Combine with the GOST Cloak for the ultimate interior vessel protection during initial stages of break in.
GOST Immobilizer – The new GOST Immobilizer is a simple yet effective device for protecting tenders, outboard boats, or Jet Skis from theft. The system is controlled via key fob and when armed will prevent the engine from starting. It allows a low amount of current draw through the GOST Immobilizer to power things like stereo memory and other low power consumption components. When armed, it blocks high current draw from the battery as the starter is engaged. When someone is attempting to start the vessel, it will not start and the siren will sound for a predetermined set time.
For more information about Nav-Tracker 2.0 and other GOST boat security, monitoring and tracking products, visit www.gostglobal.com or call 1+(954) 565-9898.
GOST – 3403 NW 9th Avenue – Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
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Product News release prepared by Home Port Marine Marketing.