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Communicating with residents is a priority for state and local governments and public-safety agencies at any time, but it is especially important during times of emergency. SMS/MMS messaging systems can help provide alerts during such critical moments, as well as improve information exchanges with the public on a day-to-day basis.
Despite efforts to improve the ability of the U.S. government to be able to communicate with Americans traveling abroad, the chances of success are haphazard, at best—a situation that could result in the unnecessary loss of American lives. Technology offers a way to increase significantly the chance for the U.S. government to provide important emergency information to these Americans on foreign soil.
Randy Long of SchoolSAFE Communications describes how the dealer-developed solution supports daily communications on educational campuses, as well as interoperability with public-safety personnel during times of emergency.
Glenn Neal, president and CTO of Locution Systems, describes the mapping functionality and other mobile-application capabilities that are available to customers of the company’s PrimeAlert fire-station alerting solution.
Mutualink and Rave Mobile Safety announce that they have integrated the Mutualink K12 and Rave Panic Button technologies into a common platform designed primarily to support emergency communications on school campuses, as well for hospitals, governments and other enterprises.