Using AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification Software, Texas A&M has the ability to integrate its mass notification systems and alert staff and students across 11 platforms. Most alerts can be sent out in minutes.
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Higher ed emergency management professionals share the tricks they use to attract followers to their emergency management social media pages. These tips helped University of Georgia increase its Facebook “likes” by more than 478 percent.
Inovonics and Mercury partner for joint security venture that allows Mercury and its OEM partners to incorporate Inovonics mobile duress system within its access control platform.
The NY, NJ, CT, PA Regional Catastrophic Planning Team explain the emergency manager’s role and job functions in this graphic video.
For any person involved in designing or procuring and effective mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) system, the following video tutorial is worth watching. Lencore, an audio, soundmasking and MNEC solutions manufacturer, taps into the fact that there remains a large learning curve when it comes to this all-too-critical category.
The director of Security and Emergency Management for the Littleton, CO public schools shares what he’s learned during his two decades of K-12 security service.
The Statue of Liberty has a new, IP-based digital security camera system, installed after Hurricane Sandy badly damaged the infrastructure of the historic landmark.
American Water, an utility company, has brought security in house to consolidate its efforts. Taking on this responsibility, American Water realized they needed a new control center.
Twitter is a flexible micro-blogging site that provide the platform for quick communication. Tweets can be sent as SMS texts to a phone, so you don’t have to be connected to the Internet. Many organizations use more than one Twitter feed to ensure that readers find the information they needs. For example, one Twitter feed can be for emergency communication, while another feed can be for those looking for answers to questions or for non-emergency announcements.
Security and Control and Automation systems are being integrated more often as building facilitators realize there is a beneficial connection. Just as areas like lighting and room control systems are capturing greater interest, incorporating security areas such as access control makes sense.