WESTFORD, Mass. -- SafeScreen(tm) from PixAlert has been selected by
Microsoft(r) to support the Family Safety Settings' parental controls in the new Windows Vista(tm) operating system. Microsoft is continually striving to provide the technology and tools to fight against online predators and to help protect families from unwanted and inappropriate content.
PixAlert's SafeScreen is an advanced PC protection and real time image monitoring solution that actively identifies and obscures pornographic content on the screen from any source. This includes not only images from the Internet but also from a host of other devices such as DVDs,
cell phones, USB keys and media players.
PixAlert is one of only two European vendors to be part of Microsoft's family safety efforts. By using the most advanced screen interception and audit technology developed for the corporate environment, SafeScreen not only protects families from viewing illicit content as it is displayed but also allows parents to scan their PCs and remove unsuitable material.
"We are delighted that Microsoft is taking a strong lead in providing a safer family computing environment," said John Nolan, CEO at PixAlert.
"This initiative dramatically improves family protection by implementing better security measures at the operating system level. SafeScreen works with Windows Vista to prevent families viewing unwanted images that increasingly find their way onto home PCs from multiple sources, including Internet, DVDs and cell phones."