Mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) is an important part of any college campus, and if you can’t answer these questions you’re probably not prepared.
Security installations are up, and a recent survey asked end users for their emergency notification system success stories. Here’s what they reported.
The new release from Viking Electronics can be paired with a controller to activate strobe lights, alarm signals, and more.
Hospitals, schools and universities must plan for worst-case scenarios and consider how the region’s infrastructure weaknesses could directly impact them.
Learn what experts shared with attendees at the emergency preparedness forum at the latest Campus Safety Conference.
The startup OneEvent created a patented learning algorithm to predict potential emergencies before they occur in its predictive alert system.
Higher education leaders likely remember a time when the prominent technology that was highlighted on campuses included computer labs, payphones, emergency poles, typewriters, electronic library systems, and perhaps a baseline learning management system. While many of these technologies have gone by the wayside, several remain and have evolved and retained relevancy with students. While technologies […]
In 2013, Kevin Wren stood in front of the Board of Rock Hill Schools and held up a picture of a local high school football team in a huddle. Wren, the district’s newly hired director of risk, safety and management, was trying to explain the importance of teamwork and drilling to board members. It was […]
Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is an international standard XML format that allows emergency messages to be distributed across multiple warning systems simultaneously, developed by the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS). In the United States, CAP is being used as the base technology for the comprehensive Integrated Public Alert and Warning System […]
Officials in Nassau County, N.Y. announced security upgrades designed to tighten school districts’ relationship with local law enforcement agencies. The upgrades allow the Nassau County Police Department to access school security cameras and give school officials a direct line of communication with police through a smartphone app, reports liherald.com. “This new comprehensive school security program […]