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IGEN Launches Industry's First Consumer Brand Product "FamilyShield" to protect Young Drivers
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

LAKE ELSINORE, California, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IGEN Networks Corporation (OTCQB: IGEN) (CSE: IGN), a leading innovator of cloud-based and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the protection and management of mobile assets, today announced the nationwide launch of the industry's first consumer brand product designed to protect families and their young drivers.

American roads are a dangerous place for young drivers between the ages of 16-19 years old with 6-8 young motorists dying each day from traffic accidents across the nation. During the last five years there were more than 9M licensed drivers age 19 or younger driving on American roads, the average fatalities for those aged 19 or younger during this period has reached a national average of 1.5 per 10,000 young drivers.

"Licensed drivers age 19 or younger are the highest risk segment for fatalities and injuries as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These statistics created the impetus for a solution - what if we could reduce these fatalities by changing the young driver's behavior? Whether it is speeding or erratic driving, we can now offer a real-time assessment of the young driver's behavior behind the wheel of the family vehicle," said Neil G. Chan, CEO of IGEN Networks Corporation.

FamilyShield was created to save young lives. Based on IGEN's Next Generation Platform, FamilyShield is designed with the patented "Driver Signature" algorithms that offer accurate measurement of a driver's behavior along with real-time alerts on speeding, crossing of location boundaries, along with providing a record of driving behavior over an extended period. Designed to be tamper proof for the adventurous teenager, FamilyShield provides peace-of-mind, security, and safety for families and their young drivers.

FamilyShield is based on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure designed for scalability, security, and performance. The FamilyShield Platform operates with a self-installed plug-n-play unit for any make or year of vehicle that is managed from a mobile app. Whether the young driver is speeding or crossing location boundaries, FamilyShield creates a record and sends notifications to family members of key events including the attempted tampering of the unit. Compatible and portable for any type of passenger vehicle, FamilyShield data is secure and private, available only to designated family members. FamilyShield is sold online for a one-time purchase of $129 and $9.99 per month with no contract obligation and one year warranty on the plug-n-play unit with services.

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About IGEN Networks Corporation

IGEN Networks Corporation creates software services for the consumer automotive and asset management industries enabling their customers to better manage their assets and protect their families.

IGEN is a fully reporting company in both Canada and the United States. It is publicly traded on the OTCQB under the symbol IGEN, and listed on the CSE under the symbol IGN. For more information, please visit:

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