BlueLine Grid Connects Government Agencies, Enterprise Clients
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 30, 2015–
BlueLine Grid, the identity-based mobile communications platform, announced that it has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
BlueLine Grid solves key interoperable communications and information sharing challenges for government agencies and enterprise customers with a secure mobile messaging platform based on verified identity. The BlueLine Grid platform is used to connect local, state, and federal agencies with each other and provide the ability for teams to create a common operating picture and transmit messages, video, voice, and data.
“BlueLine Grid solves interoperability and information sharing challenges for public safety agencies, and that translates immediately into critical productivity improvements for private enterprise as well,” Jack Weiss, BlueLine Grid President, said. “We are excited to be partnering with In-Q-Tel to develop our solutions for new jurisdictions and companies across the country.”
“BlueLine Grid has proven to be an effective communication and collaboration tool for law enforcement and first responders,” said Jay Emmanuel, Senior Vice President of IQT’s Mobility Practice. “This investment will further development of the BlueLine platform to serve our customers in the national security community.”
About BlueLine Grid
BlueLine Grid improves the way government agencies and corporations connect with their mobile employees. BlueLine Grid’s mobile communications solutions begin with a unique focus on trusted identity, and improve the productivity of law enforcement, government and enterprise clients by allowing them to locate and communicate with their mobile workforces, anywhere. For more information please visit www.bluelinegrid.com.
In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Launched in 1999 as a private, independent organization, IQT’s mission is to identify and partner with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States. Working from an evolving strategic blueprint defining the Intelligence Community’s critical technology needs, IQT engages with entrepreneurs, startups, researchers, and investors to deliver technologies that provide superior capabilities for the CIA and broader Intelligence Community. For more information, visit www.iqt.org.
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