Emergency Alert Systems

Read: Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Although cell phones have become incredibly useful mass notification tools, emergency managers need to consider a variety of alert technologies.

Read: Mass Notification on a Budget: How This Small School District Saved Money

Mass Notification on a Budget: How This Small School District Saved Money

Software add-ons enabled this small New York school district to leverage existing legacy technologies, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Read: 8 Questions to Ask When Selecting a School Safety Alert System

8 Questions to Ask When Selecting a School Safety Alert System

Consider asking these questions when you review emergency notification services or panic button apps to ensure the service you select will perform when your district and community needs it.

Read: American Signal Corp. Introduces New Voice and Tone Siren

American Signal Corp. Introduces New Voice and Tone Siren

Due to its compact size, the Clarity voice and tone siren can be shipped using standard shipping methods and mounted without heavy equipment.

Read: There Is More to Mass Notification Than Just Buying a System

There Is More to Mass Notification Than Just Buying a System

Emergency alert systems must be supported with proper training, policies, procedures and preparation so that messages are timely and effective.

Read: New Crisis Notification System Installed for Free at Ga. Elementary School

New Crisis Notification System Installed for Free at Ga. Elementary School

The system involves ID badges that teachers can press during an emergency. During a serious event, an automatic lockdown can be implemented using the badge.

Read: S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

The developers of Massachusetts Alerts will donate its emergency alerts platform to schools for enhanced protection during a life-threatening emergency.

Read: HID Global’s New BEEKs Badge Beacons Keep Hospital Employees Safe

HID Global’s New BEEKs Badge Beacons Keep Hospital Employees Safe

Hospitals can better keep doctors, nurses and staff safe from workplace violence with HID Global’s new IoT-based duress badges.

Read: Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Students turned to social media to voice frustration with Penn State for not sending text alerts about a shooting that was two miles off campus.

Read: Mich. School District Installs Gunshot Detection and Alert Stations

Mich. School District Installs Gunshot Detection and Alert Stations

Glen Lake Community Schools are the first in Michigan to install gunshot detection and alert systems to further aid in active shooter preparation.

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