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Campus Security: How to Raise Situational Awareness Through Mass Notification

When securing campuses, security integrators need to look at implementing a proper mass notification system to help alert the necessary people in the event of an emergency.


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SSI announced the winners of the inaugural Awesome Application Awards back in September. Next week, SSI will feature each of the five winning projects. SSI Staff · December 11, 2015

Regroup is the winner of the Awesome Application Awards in the Fire/Life Safety category thanks to its worth in optimizing the mass messaging system at North Orange County Community College District in California. SSI Staff · December 10, 2015

The energy company announced it will deploy the devices in dozens of homes to test the effectiveness of alerting households to natural gas leaks. SSI Staff · December 07, 2015

SSI breaks down the top 30 technology innovations of the year. See which products made the cut. By Scott Goldfine, Paul Boucherle and Bob Dolph · December 01, 2015

The DIY Home Automation market is expected to reach $21.3 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 37.9% between 2015 and 2020, according to a new market research report. An increasing desire of the consumer for convenience connectivity, safety & security and the low cost of DIY systems are the major drivers for the market. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Emergency responders from various departments worked as a team, with communication and coordination between agencies an important goal. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Bates Security announced on Tuesday it has acquired Kentucky Alarm Services from Ken and Sandy Duff. Bates Security described the acquisition as a “perfect match” as both family-owned companies are based in Lexington, Ky. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

When taking over an existing account, there are things alarm installers need to be mindful of about the existing system. Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn explains the importance of testing the system to prevent the company from being held liable for any emergency that the system does not properly respond to. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 10, 2015

Flatulence from more than 2,000 goats triggered smoke alarms in the cargo hold, forcing pilots to divert the flight. SSI Staff · November 06, 2015

The silicon phototransistor, which could help to enhance images captured in a low-light setting, depends upon electronic light sensors and mimics the behavior of the eyes of mammals. SSI Staff · November 02, 2015




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