US Military Veterans Launch TripSafe, World’s First Truly Portable Smart-Security System

NEW YORK, June 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TripSafe, the startup formed by a team of U.S. military veterans, launches the world’s first truly portable security system on the crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Their aim is to protect travelers with an affordable, on-the-go security solution that safely secures your possessions while away from home.



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“I noticed the door latch had been ripped off the wall of my hotel room and immediately messaged my brother.” said TripSafe CEO, Derek Blumke. “Considering the state of the world today, security is more important than ever and hopefully our product will be seen as a solution that will help people sleep better at night.”

Former U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said of TripSafe that "security is as dominant and dynamic an issue as it has ever been. I'm proud that our military veterans are helping to develop innovative solutions to these continually emerging security challenges."

TripSafe features:

● Motion and sound sensors

● Two door-wedge alarm sensors that helps to prevent break-ins

● Smartphone alerts

● Audio function for mobile devices

● Video monitoring function via the TripSafe app

● Smoke and gas detection

● A backup charger for your phone

● 24/7 emergency response coordinators

The safe ‘smart travel’ solution, available for pre-sale through August, turns anyone into a connected-traveler, offering safety and monitoring that protects personal belongings when on-the-go.

After experiencing a range of unsafe travel conditions, TripSafe was designed and engineered by Air Force veteran, Derek Blumke (TripSafe CEO), US Marine, Brian Alden (TripSafe Co-Founder), Army Infantry, James McGuirk (TripSafe CHO), Navy Diver and Bomb Technician, Kathy Borkoski (TripSafe COO), US Marine, Adam Healy (TripSafe CTO), and US Marine Veteran Brian Alden (TripSafe Co-founder).

TripSafe aims to protect your possessions and solve safety concerns for all travelers. Through a range of ‘smart’ features, TripSafe helps to prevent break-ins by keeping unwanted guests away, turning any space into a safe, ‘smart home’. For more information about TripSafe, please visit


Source: TripSafe