One company offers a registration database where people finding, or perhaps stealing electronics can simply drop it at a post office, no questions asked, and once recovered by the insurer they issue a check to CASH. This 'tagging system' has already been taken on by Sony Canada and Motorlola to be included with new electronics and offers a free trial with online registration, to be included with millions of new products sold across Canada and the US.
Another company, which I was talking to just an hour ago, offers a similar recovery system, upon paid registration.
The problem with these 'recovery' companies coming out now, is that numerous manufacturers say that GPS will soon be included in all electronics and will allow fast identification, which is then tracked down by local police.
Aa business venture in the new millenium, it is too late to be a big deal. If such systems were incorporated 8 years ago, they would have made their millions already, however with new technology taking over that market segment, such systems will soon be proven obsolete. Nice idea, but a late idea is useless.
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