As security concerns grow and the ability to easily reach people has become more challenging, organizations have been turning to mass notification software to get information out at the onset of an emergency. However, the marketplace for these solutions is vast, and tools continue to evolve to meet user demands and reflect real-world circumstances. To […]
Mass notification company Wahsega has launched Carina, which the company bills as a new mass notification and safety IoT platform that fully integrates device management to help reduce workload on IT professionals. According to the company, Carina was built so organizations don’t have to sacrifice safety and functionality by providing reliable coverage and operation. The […]
Mass notification has been trending lately as organizations learn new approaches to safety, especially on campuses. As the impact of the pandemic continues to linger, more significant safety changes are on the horizon, and mass notification tools will have to follow suit. Here are some of the ways you can expect mass notification to evolve […]
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 […]
AtlasIED IPX Series endpoints are tailored to the K-12 and healthcare markets along with high-tech communications systems in corporate offices.
Mass notification systems aren’t just about sounding an alarm. Systems today are capable of much more.
This week, September 3rd-7th, 2018: cybersecurity tips, a podcast with a cybersecurity expert, the need for a Cyber Force, and more.