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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Tue, 2017-05-02 09:27 AM

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MESA, AZ May 1, 2017 American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the market leader in road safety camera installations, today announced it has been awarded the Houston-Galveston Area Council's (H-GAC) co-op...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:33 AM
BROOKFIELD, WI April 28, 2017 RF Technologies (RFT) HELP ALERT® Panic Alert System for Hospitality was recently featured in a news story (WLS-TV, Chicago) highlighting the need to protect hospitality...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:27 AM

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SAN DIEGO April 27, 2017 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced a second LRAD 360XT systems...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:14 AM
TOPEKA, KS, April 27, 2017 AT&T and the Kansas 9-1-1 Coordinating Council continue to improve the 9-1-1 experience in the state. Kansas will be the first statewide deployment of AT&T ESInet™....
Fri, 2017-04-28 08:38 AM

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CLEVELAND April 27, 2017 Station Check, the leader in automated equipment checks and asset management for fire departments, announced today at FDIC International the newest release of its software...
Thu, 2017-04-27 10:54 AM
NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 RapidSOS, an emergency technology start-up, today announced the closing of a $14 million Series A funding round led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from A3...
Wed, 2017-04-26 08:37 AM

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LAS VEGAS April 25, 2017 New public opinion research finds the overwhelming majority of Americans see public television as an effective channel for educating children and underserved populations...
Tue, 2017-04-25 07:14 AM

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April 14, 2017 Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of two new key officials with the aim of improving the city’s resilience and improving racial equity.Eric Friedlander will be...
Mon, 2017-04-24 07:10 AM
MILWAUKEE April 20, 2017 American Signal Corporation (ASC) is pleased to announce that it has entered the final implementation phases for its newest large-scale multi threat – multi channel early...
Fri, 2017-04-21 09:52 AM
MILWAUKEE April 17, 2017 On April 3, 2017 at its corporate office in Milwaukee, WI, American Signal Corporation (ASC) met with systems integrator and joint venture partner, United Telecom Ltd (UTL),...
Fri, 2017-04-21 08:03 AM
MADISON, CT April 19, 2017 Loudon County Emergency Communications District (Tennessee) earned accreditation through PowerPhone and demonstrated a continued commitment to emergency call-handling...
Thu, 2017-04-20 09:16 AM
DAYTON, OH April 19, 2017 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its flagship Honeywell TITAN™ firefighter breathing equipment has been improved with a louder alarm to make it easier to find...

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The disastrous results of the Boston Marathon bombings are testimony to the ineffectiveness of current security systems to predict and help avert devastating attacks. Although Boston’s security...
The Boston Marathon incident is an unfortunate, tragic reminder that, as citizens, we must always remain aware, alert and diligent! Individuals must hone a “sixth sense” that helps them detect,...
The cost of healthcare in the U.S. continues to soar year after year. The problem is not a result of idleness or the lack of technology, but of not addressing the core problem of patient identity.The...
When a disaster strikes, the pre-existing relationships between government and the private sector must be leveraged to launch an effective response and recovery effort. The objective for community...
 Whenever a crisis requires a large evacuation, effective communication becomes vital to the success of any response operation. All too often, emergency situations create obstacles to communication...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...