In the event of an emergency, it’s important to be able to reach all members of your school community. One way to do this is to take a layered approach to emergency notification using a variety of tools and technologies. Read on to see 8 options for mass notification in schools.
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West Virginia University (WVU) uses digital signage for emergency notifications on campus. Their digital signage is a combination of Samsung displays and other vendors. X20 media provides the content management platform WVU uses to both manage and create its digital signage content. The displays are placed in high traffic areas like dorms, meeting spaces and dining halls and are tied to e2campus which the university uses for emergency text alerts allowing campus police to trigger the signage via SMS. Alerts are also sent to the WVU homepage as well as the campus TV network.