Learn how to use digital signage effectively in an emergency situation.
Using AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification Software, Texas A&M has the ability to integrate its mass notification systems and alert staff and students across 11 platforms. Most alerts can be sent out in minutes.
Higher ed emergency management professionals share the tricks they use to attract followers to their emergency management social media pages. These tips helped University of Georgia increase its Facebook “likes” by more than 478 percent.
For any person involved in designing or procuring and effective mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) system, the following video tutorial is worth watching. Lencore, an audio, soundmasking and MNEC solutions manufacturer, taps into the fact that there remains a large learning curve when it comes to this all-too-critical category.
The director of Security and Emergency Management for the Littleton, CO public schools shares what he’s learned during his two decades of K-12 security service.
Twitter is a flexible micro-blogging site that provide the platform for quick communication. Tweets can be sent as SMS texts to a phone, so you don’t have to be connected to the Internet. Many organizations use more than one Twitter feed to ensure that readers find the information they needs. For example, one Twitter feed can be for emergency communication, while another feed can be for those looking for answers to questions or for non-emergency announcements.
Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell announced a new iPad app that works with the company’s Emergency Command Center (ECC) mass notification system. The App is free and is available at the Apple iTunes Store. A video can also be found on YouTube. The ECC mass notification system can be integrated with any existing fire alarm system.
The CIO of the Aurora, Colorado school district talks about deploying mass notification and emergency communications technology and having an emergency response plan that includes who triggers alerts and the role of AV and IT.