Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
777 South Flagler Dr., Suite 800 West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Personalized Gun Control –
Global Digital Solutions Announces GDSI Gatekeeper, A Revolutionary Suite of Technology-
Gatekeeper’s encrypted digital locking device, secure online tracking feature and cloud-
PALM BEACH, Fla., January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -
GDSI Gatekeeper, which combines advanced Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology with web-
• Encrypted, password-
• Secure, real-
• Encrypted, cloud-
“We’re extremely excited about the potential for GDSI Gatekeeper,” said GDSI’s President and CEO Richard J. Sullivan. “This revolutionary suite of services represents a real breakthrough by leveraging the power of web-
According to recent reports from the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), an annual average of nearly 3.5 million firearms were manufactured in the United States over the past eight years. GDSI Gatekeeper’s encrypted digital locking device could be easily retrofitted into existing firearms or it could be included in the manufacturing process itself.
The ATF also reports that there are roughly 130,000 federally licensed firearms dealers in the United States, including some 51,000 retail gun dealers, 7,300 pawn shops, and 61,000 collectors. In addition, approximately one-
The company expects to derive revenue from licensing its proprietary Gatekeeper technology and from monthly database service fees. Authorized dealers would also be able to collect residual fees by enrolling subscribers into the GDSI Gatekeeper safety and security program.
In the commercial marketplace, the company emphasized that use of the encrypted locking device and other GDSI Gatekeeper safety and security features would be completely voluntary on the part of individual small arms owners and authorized dealers.
“Here in the United States, the right of the people to keep and bear arms is constitutionally protected and inviolable,” Sullivan added. “The Gatekeeper program will provide additional safety and security for law-
While the details of the propriety technologies involved in GDSI Gatekeeper remain confidential – pending appropriate applications for worldwide patent protection – the company plans to showcase the capabilities of GDSI Gatekeeper’s advanced technological solutions in a series of regional demonstrations over the next six-
The company is confident that its Gatekeeper suite of advanced technology solutions will be successful because the team behind its development has a proven track record of impressive results while leading Applied Digital Solutions and Digital Angel Corporation, including:
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• The first proof-
• The first-
• In addition, Applied Digital Solutions was the subject of two Harvard Business School case studies that are still being used in the curriculum. The first followed the company's efforts to build a marketing plan for its Digital Angel GPS/wireless personal security device. The second study followed the successful merger of Digital Angel Corporation and Outerlink Corporation.
About Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
Global Digital Solutions is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing, complementary security and technology solutions and knowledge-
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Richard J. Sullivan