Security Technology

Read: Why Campuses Should Care About Open Standards for Security Retrofit Projects

Why Campuses Should Care About Open Standards for Security Retrofit Projects

Open standards for interoperability allow hospitals, schools and universities to add newer security components from multiple vendors as needed in the future.

Read: Douglas County Approves $10 Million in Safety Funds After School Shooting

Douglas County Approves $10 Million in Safety Funds After School Shooting

The STEM School Highlands Ranch, where one student was shot and killed back in May, is part of the Douglas County School District.

Read: Making the Case for Text-to-911 for School Emergencies

Making the Case for Text-to-911 for School Emergencies

Hearing- and speech-impaired citizens have been pushing for Text-to-911 technology for years and a text can often get through when a voice call cannot.

Read: How a N.J. University Reduced Nuisance Fire Alarms By 100%

How a N.J. University Reduced Nuisance Fire Alarms By 100%

One student housing complex had over 60 nuisance fire alarms in seven months, forcing whole-building evacuations and fire department responses.

Read: 9 Ways to Ensure Students Don’t Ignore Emergency Notifications

9 Ways to Ensure Students Don’t Ignore Emergency Notifications

Marketing your campus’ emergency notification system must be a year-round endeavor. Here are some creative ways to entice students to opt-in.

Read: Knox County Commission: Police Radios Don’t Work at Some Schools

Knox County Commission: Police Radios Don’t Work at Some Schools

Responding officers were having difficulty communicating with school security personnel following an active shooter false alarm at Powell High School.

Read: Charter School Will Be First in Broward County to Install Panic Buttons

Charter School Will Be First in Broward County to Install Panic Buttons

The wireless duress alarms are intended to eliminate confusion during an emergency.

Read: 13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

Mislabeled emergency equipment and exposed wires and blocked sensors — OH, MY!

Read: Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Hospitals that experienced a breach took 2.7 minutes longer for a patient experiencing cardiac arrest to receive an electrocardiogram.

Read: STI Now Offering Stopper Station 3-in-1 Kit

STI Now Offering Stopper Station 3-in-1 Kit

STI’s Stopper Station push button was designed with emergencies like lockdowns in mind.

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