Metis Secure Solutions has launched a new location-based emergency notification system, developed in cooperation with Carnegie Mellon University and aimed at addressing the perceived shortcomings of other alert systems.
eOn Communications and Esna Technologies have paired up to release a unified communications suite for education aimed at helping institutions automate and streamline "core processes."
Omnilert has expanded the capabilities of its emergency alert system for education, e2Campus. The system now integrates with SpectraRep's desktop alert platform, ActiveAccess.
Texas A&M University has selected AtHoc IWSAlerts software for its integrated mass notification system to provide campus-wide emergency alerting.
Thunderbird School of Global Management and Kentucky State University are among a number of higher education institutions that have recently implemented an e2Campus emergency notification system from Omnilert.
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There was no better test of Western Kentucky University's emergency notification system than the events that happened on Oct. 22, 2008, when 911 dispatchers received a mid-day cell phone call of shots being fired and sightings of gunmen on the Bowling Green university's community college campus.
When a crisis occurs--and it will occur sometime--is your campus prepared to notify the stakeholders?
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland is replacing stand-alone wireless access points(APs) on its campus with a centrally controlled wireless network. Theuniversity, known in Polish as Uniwersytet Miko_aja Kopernika (UMK), is usingequipment Meru Networks to provide secure wireless Internet access.
The Department of Higher Education Policy Planning and Coordination (HEPPC), part of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is making progress on creating a national data warehouse that will integrate data from all segments of higher education in the country, as well as other data sources.