MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 2014) - StudentConnect Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (
"We continue to expand our business in the school transportation space. We are deploying services across the country for the next school year, we are quite pleased with the successes we are experiencing with the launching of StudentConnect and acceptance by schools across the country" said Kayode Aladesuyi, ECDC Chairman/CEO.
StudentConnect will provide school transportation and School attendance technology to Chattooga County School district at no cost. Services provided will utilize its proprietary GPS and RFID technology to identify student's entry and exit on school buses or other anomalies that may occur during student's transportation. The system installed at school entrances will provide school attendance record and notification of truancy to the school and parents. StudentConnect integrates data regarding student arriving on buses or dropped off by parents with students entering the school to validate attendance records. The program is funded by corporate advertisers who sponsor messages delivered to the parents.
About East Coast Diversified Corporation (ECDC.QB) -
ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, school transportation safety and social media applications.
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