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LexisNexis® Announces Strategic Relationship with iyeTek to Launch LexisNexis® eCrash Solution

October 18, 2011 — Law enforcement agencies benefit from automated distribution of automobile crash reports online

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced a strategic relationship with iyeTek, a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software solutions for law enforcement agencies. LexisNexis has developed a unique automobile crash report management solution that provides electronic capture, distribution and analysis of automobile crash information called LexisNexis® eCrash.

"LexisNexis eCrash represents the combined effort of our two companies, providing law enforcement agencies with capabilities to improve public safety and streamline the workflow process as it relates to the collection and distribution of crash reports," said Bill Madison, senior vice president and general manager, Insurance, LexisNexis. "The relationship leverages the core competency of LexisNexis' IT infrastructure along with iyeTek's innovative software designed specifically for the Public Safety sector, providing a no-cost solution to law enforcement that will free up valuable resources at a time when every budget is being scrutinized for cost savings. By making this information more readily available to the market, this initiative is a benefit for all interested parties."

"State and local governments continue to face significant budgetary constraints," said Rishi Sood, Research VP, Gartner. These organizations are prioritizing IT solutions that can deliver cost containment, cost voidance, revenue maximization, or revenue generation. Moreover, state and local government CXOs are seeking newer technology solutions that can streamline government service delivery, effectively reducing the cost of government operations and making programs more effective."

"Fulfilling crash report requests can be both time-consuming and costly at a time when local agency and government resources are limited. Using LexisNexis eCrash, law enforcement agencies can offer electronic distribution of crash reports through a secure online website without agency IT involvement," said Salman Anwar, managing partner, iyeTek. "Involved parties can quickly and efficiently order and retrieve their crash reports, improving their insurance claims experience."

LexisNexis eCrash captures the information easily via electronic collection options or can utilize digitized options from LexisNexis for agencies who are not currently utilizing electronic methods. It then provides officers with an exchange of information card to supply to involved parties and automatically reports to state and other agencies. Additionally, LexisNexis eCrash gives law enforcement agencies the ability to:

  • Simplify crash report data entry, storage, access and distribution, while maintaining existing revenue streams
  • Eliminate manual handling, save time, reduce clerk costs and increase administrative efficiency
  • Improve service to the public by allowing involved parties to purchase reports online, 24/7
  • Free up agency staff to handle more important duties, dramatically decreasing walk-in and mail report requests, and eliminating the agency's need to input crash data
  • Improve agency's investigative strength by providing easy access to their accident/crash reports and those of other participating agencies

LexisNexis is participating in the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference & Expo, held in Chicago, October 22-26, 2011. Experts will demo LexisNexis eCrash for law enforcement agencies on the exhibit floor at Booth #1617.

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions (www.lexisnexis.com/risk/) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

Our insurance solutions assist insurers with automating and improving the performance of critical workflow processes to reduce expenses, improve service and position customers for growth.

About iyeTek
Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with regional sales and support offices nationwide, iyeTek is privately held and employee-owned. iyeTek is a leading application development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the Public Safety industry. At iyeTek, we strive for excellence in fulfilling our promise of delivering quality, speed and value in all of our solutions. iyeTek has provided solutions, including software applications, hardware, training and support for many Local Government and Public Safety agencies. iyeTek has created products to handle information in Law Enforcement and criminal justice sector. We invent, develop and deploy the most advanced information technologies in Public Safety market — Electronic Citation System, Electronic Crash Reporting System and Online Incident Reporting System.

iyeTek software specializes in delivering cost-effective, comprehensive and customized software solutions for the public safety sector. Our team of software developers and project management professionals have years of experience deploying software solutions to criminal justice sector. These exceptional individuals have enormous value and help us ensure that all projects are completed on time and within budget.

We help deliver real-time information into the hands of the people who need it the most so that they can focus on their mission, not the technology.

Media Contacts
Regina Haas
LexisNexis
Phone: +1.678.694.3569
regina.haas@lexisnexis.com

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