Digital Fly

With Fly Sense, the bullied need not suffer in silence

By GREGORY ZELLER // A high-tech Long Island manufacturer has unveiled a next-level sensor system that can remotely detect bullying situations in schools and alert officials in real time. Digital Fly, a 2015 startup spun out of Hauppauge product-design ace Intelligent Product Solutions, has added the Fly Sense sensor system to its growing list of school-safety solutions. The cloud-based, Internet of Things-synched system is billed by the company as an “anti-bullying and vaping detector/sensor,” equipped…


For Digital Fly, winging it pays off

Digital Fly is apparently taking off. Since officially launching in September, the real-time social media monitoring and alert service – designed to safeguard school districts from threats big and small – has rapidly expanded its customer base and even started developing some new vertical markets, according to founder Derek Peterson. Spun out of Hauppauge-based tech manufacturer Intelligent Product Solutions, where Peterson is vice president of business development, Digital Fly uses geolocation technologies and keyword searches…


In school security, a fly on the digital wall

By GREGORY ZELLER // If it’s going to happen, it very well might happen on the Internet first. That’s the thinking behind Digital Fly, a real-time social media monitoring and alert service spun out of Hauppauge-based Intelligent Product Solutions. Named for the proverbial fly on the wall, Digital Fly looks to improve school safety by tracking threats on sites like Instagram and Twitter and alerting officials as necessary. Leading the way is Derek Peterson, Digital…