Epazz Files a Patent for Hemp Plant Tracking Device to Benefit from US Legalization of Industrial Hemp


CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Epazz, Inc. (OTC: EPAZ), a leading provider of blockchain cryptocurrency mobile apps and cloud-based business software solutions, has announced that the company filed a provisional patent for a new device using smartphone technology such as an iPhone or Android to measure the growth rate from hemp plants. The device is attached to the smartphone, and on the back of the phone will be a series of lasers which will act as a basal area factor and dendrometer.

The device uses the smartphone camera in order to track and display the growth rate of the assigned plant on the screen of the smartphone. The user will be able to log the growth of the plant and find out if the environment needs to be adjusted in order to improve the growth factor of the plant. This technology would automate the monitor and tracking of hemp plants. The patent also covers the use of attachments on live video feeds and a cloud application for larger facilities.

Epazz Inc. will use ZenaPay’s Plant Tracker app, cannabis compliance software, which can be modified in order to comply with the new U.S. Farm Law rules and regulations about Industrial Hemp.  The app tracks plants from seed to harvest with the first version providing an easy way for growers to monitor the different varieties of plants they harvest.

Hemp is nearly identical to marijuana, once American farmers are able to grow hemp legally in the U.S., they will need a software to track the plant and provide data to the U.S. government. According to Business Insider, Industrial hemp is expected to be a $1 billion industry.

Epazz CEO, Shaun Passley, Ph.D., states the following, “We are a direct beneficiary of the move by the Federal Government to legalize hemp. As such, we are working on updating the plant tracking software of our holding; ZenaPay Inc., to meet the needs of this new market that we expect to dominate. Very few companies have our technical capabilities coupled with quality control to even come close to our system.”

About Epazz, Inc. (www.epazz.com)

Epazz, Inc. is a leading cloud-based software company that specializes in providing customized cloud applications to the corporate world, higher-education institutions and the public sector. Epazz BoxesOS™ v3.0 is the complete business web-based software package for small to mid-size businesses, Fortune 500 enterprises, government agencies and higher-education institutions. BoxesOS provides many of the web-based applications organizations would otherwise need to purchase separately. Epazz’s other products are DeskFlex™ (room scheduling software) and DeskFlex™ (an applicant-tracking system).


This is the “Safe Harbor” statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain statements contained in this press release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking statements such as “may,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe” and “continue” (or the negative thereof) or similar terminology. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results or those implied by such forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Epazz, Inc. assumes no obligation and has no intention of updating these forward-looking statements, and it has no obligation to update or correct information prepared by third parties that is not paid for by Epazz, Inc. Investors are encouraged to review Epazz, Inc.’s public filings on SEC.gov and otcmarkets.com, including its unaudited and audited financial statements and its OTC markets filings, which contain general business information about the company’s operations, results of operations and risks associated with the company and its operations.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact

         Investor Relations


         (312) 955-8161

MJ Canada

Related News