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.
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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.
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 […]