Release 4.20.0730

YourLo.ca/tion version 4.20.0730 has been released to production with the following new features Upgrades to Twillio, SendGrid and other libraries for stability and speed enhancements Addition of a “Close” feature to archive old location requestsOnce an agency has finished a location request and the incident is resolved we found sometimes the recipient of the request […]

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Release 4.19.1121.1

Release 4.19.1121.1 contains the following new features Users can receive MMS messages and they are displayed in the user interface. ReCAPTCHA added to publicly available free service to prevent bot accounts. Added “Add to desktop” feature to install YourLo.ca/tion to smart phone and mobile device desktops Bug fixes and performance improvements. […]

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Changes to the service

Since March 2013 when the YourLo.ca/tion service was created, we’ve helped SAR teams all over the world locate thousands of people. The very first weekend we went live we used it to help locate three missing hikers for my own SAR team. The server logs show over 3000 requests for locations. I’ve been running the […]

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Release 4.19.1115

With Release 4.19.11.14, we made the following changes Updates to underlying libraries (SignalR, .NET 4.8, etc) for increased speed and reliability Site wide SSL Certificate for secure interactions Many bug fixes and performance improvements Updates to the latest Twilio libraries Upgrade to Bootstrap 4.3 Number sharing – accounts share the same underlying SMS numbers Account […]

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Case Study: Missing Canoeists

On March 9th 2015 Coquitlam Search and Rescue was activated for two lost canoeists on the Pitt River in South western British Columbia. They reported they were lost, and cold, somewhere on Pitt Lake. YourLo.ca/tion was used to request their location. The service worked, pinpointing them with 5 meters accuracy. The location was provided to […]

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