Mobile devices have become woven into the very fabric of our families’ daily lives. With 77 percent of children, ages 12-17 now owning a wireless phone *, and the explosion of social networks, managing a family’s mobile activity is a challenge for any parent. Keeping track of family members and making sure they are safe is a major concern for parents. FamZee is an innovative solution aiming to solve these challenges by providing parents advanced monitoring and notification capabilities to gain control over their family’s smart device usage and costs. FamZee helps keep mobile families safe, in-budget and under control.
FamZee is a solution that is comprised of a smartphone app that securely communicates with the FamZee.com website, where parents can manage and monitor the usage, location and activities of their family’s connected devices. FamZee is security tested on a daily basis by McAfee Secure.
Parents can simply login to www.FamZee.com to set up rules, warnings and alerts to monitor devices. They will also be able to view reports or receive email alerts on the mobile activity of each user in the family. FamZee addresses three significant concerns of parents with respect to mobile technology:
- Family Safety –Parents will have peace of mind knowing that their families are safe and have arrived at their destinations through FamZee’s location tracking and alerting capabilities. The FamZee Alert button will send an email alert to the user’s emergency distribution list including the location of the user. FamZee also stores family members’ vital medical information such as doctor’s contacts, prescription use and allergies should a medical situation occur.
- Mobile Savings – FamZee allows the family to manage and control the data, voice and text messaging ** usage of their family’s devices and offers parents the ability to set limits for users and receive usage alerts. By clicking on the FamZee app, family members can view their mobile usage and know exactly where they are with respect to plan allowance limits. According to the FCC, one in six users fall victim to mobile bill shock and FamZee will help prevent this from occurring.
- Parental Control – FamZee has multiple functions for aiding parents in supervising their family’s mobile devices, including location tracking, geo-fence alerts and device rules based on usage, location, and time. Parents will appreciate receiving alerts if their child is texting or browsing the web at school, instead of focusing in class. Parents can also set rules, like locking the device at night to ensure their children are not using their devices past bedtime.
“FamZee is a revolutionary tool for families to help manage their mobile lives,” said Daniel Rudich, senior vice president. “FamZee is an innovative and comprehensive solution delivering savings, safety and supervision for mobile devices. The functions are easy, intuitive and fun to use for both adults and children.”