One in four school, university and hospital protection professionals who participated in Campus Safety’s 2020 Emergency Notification Survey said their campus or organization only uses one type of alert system. Although it may be tempting to think that a single, robust mass notification solution will be sufficient, no one type of technology can reach evferyone during […]
PotterNet has updated the Fire & Facility Supervising Station to now include audio for mass notification. PotterNet is a desktop application that facilitates the networking, monitoring and control of IPA, AFC/ARC and PFC-4064 fire alarm control panels. The application utilizes a distributed client-server model for communication in order to reduce or eliminate single points of […]
On Jan. 10, 2019, Kevin Limbaugh opened fire and killed Davis, Calif., police officer Natalie Corona. Limbaugh fled, sparking a city-wide manhunt that ended hours later when he killed himself. During the hours-long chaos, the University of California, Davis — which is just blocks from where the rookie officer was killed — sent text and […]
Digital signage and display manufacturer Samsung has partnered with AI-based emergency solutions firm HAVRION to improve safety technology for schools, hotels and corporate campuses. HAVRION’s software pushes out emergency alerts across digital display networks, the companies said in a joint press release. When installed on Samsung’s smart displays, the software utilizes artificial intelligence to provide […]
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A mass notification system’s primary objective is to disseminate one-way communication to individuals in the event of an emergency.
Even experts on MNEC lack knowledge of code standards. This five-question quiz can help gauge your Mass Notification System readiness.
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.