Aug 25, 2014

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Vysk Communications Sponsors Notre Dame Football's On-Field Headsets

Aug. 25, 2014 NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame football program and Vysk Communications (Vysk), a market leader in the private secure communications industry, have announced a multi-year sponsorship in which Vysk will be the official coach's headset sponsor for the 2014 Irish football season and beyond.

"We're pleased to partner with Vysk Communications," said Jim Fraleigh, University of Notre Dame deputy athletics director. "Vysk's solutions are an innovative and intuitive approach to privacy, and we are excited to be working with them."

The headsets will appear on Irish head coach Brian Kelly and his coaching staff starting Saturday (Aug. 30) when Notre Dame takes on Rice at Notre Dame Stadium to open the 2014 season (3:30 p.m. EDT on NBC Sports).

"Vysk Communications is proud to partner with one of the most iconic collegiate football programs in the country," said Victor Cocchia, CEO and co-founder of Vysk Communications. "Everyone knows that a coach's conversation when using their headset is private and only intended for one recipient. We want to extend that same privilege to everyone by introducing them to Vysk."

Vysk's new EP1 case, which delivers privacy, power and protection for everyday use, is available for order at now, at The EP1 case also will be available exclusively in Best Buy stores in early November. The stylish EP1 Privacy Charging Case features:

  • A patent-pending manual camera shutter to block remote access to an iPhone's cameras
  • Access to the Vysk EP1 app and Private Chat app to encrypt photos, videos and text messages
  • A lithium-ion battery that provides 120 percent more battery life, and
  • An impact-resistant design to protect against everyday wear and tear
About Notre Dame Athletics

The University of Notre Dame sponsors 26 varsity athletics programs (13 men's, 13 women's), dating back to 1887 when the Irish played their first football game. Notre Dame won its 30th overall national championship when the Irish claimed the 2013 NCAA Men¹s Soccer Championship following previous titles in football (11 consensus), fencing (three men, one women, four combined), men's basketball (two Helms Foundation), women's soccer (three), men's tennis (two), plus one each in women's basketball, men's golf and men's cross country. Notre Dame remains an independent in football, but most other Irish sports in 2013-14 began competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Notre Dame student-athletes in 2013 recorded the highest NCAA Graduation Success Rate figure (98) among all Football Bowl Subdivision institutions.

Vysk is a market leader and manufacturer of private secure communications solutions. Founded in 2012, Vysk's mission is to redefine, and restore, privacy in the digital age. Vysk's combination of encrypted hardware with encrypted software delivers the ultimate in privacy solutions to all markets, from enterprise to retail. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with its R&D and engineering arm in San Francisco, California, Vysk holds more than a dozen patents related to encryption, privacy and security. For more information and to receive additional updates, please visit Vysk's website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.