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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, 2016-08-30 01:02 AM
CLEVELAND Aug. 29, 2016 Thousands of students and faculty are heading back to campus with an enhanced safety app developed by 911Cellular, the technological leader of smartphone-enabled public safety...
Tue, 2016-08-30 12:32 AM
ROCKVILLE, MD Aug. 29, 2016 In conjunction with its 2016 Annual Conference, the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) will be hosting an Emergency Response Scenario (ERS) demonstration...
Mon, 2016-08-29 02:02 AM
KIRKLAND, WA Aug. 24, 2016 A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday morning. The extent of the devastation and death toll are still being realized. Most of the deaths...
Thu, 2016-08-25 07:02 PM
RETSOF, NY Aug. 25, 2016 In an effort to strengthen their safety and emergency preparedness, the York Central School District of the state of New York implemented the Rapid Responder® technology...
Thu, 2016-08-25 02:11 AM
MADISON, CT Aug. 24, 2016 Shelby Township (Michigan) has implemented PowerPhone's Total Response solution for 911 call handling. The new system provides state-of-the-art software, processes and...
Tue, 2016-08-23 03:00 AM
In support of the ongoing Federal, state, and local efforts to carry out response and recovery activities in the areas affected by the severe storms and flooding in the State of Louisiana, the...
Tue, 2016-08-23 03:00 AM
From strengthening wildlife conservation efforts to improving disaster response, researchers are finding new ways to use small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) -- also known as drones or unmanned...
Thu, 2016-08-18 11:38 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 18, 2016 Fire Rescue International - TradeMaster, the leader in mobile and cloud-based inspection and pre-plan software, today announced an integration partnership with reporting...
Thu, 2016-08-18 11:16 PM
NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH Aug. 18, 2016 In preparation for the 2016-17 school year and with a concern for safety few schools can imagine, the Newtown Public School District in Newtown, CT has implemented...
Thu, 2016-08-18 03:00 AM
My son was evacuated Saturday night by boat in Lafayette, Louisiana. The National Weather Service (NWS) said this was a one in 500 years flood; however, there have been 8 one in 500 year floods in...
Thu, 2016-08-18 03:00 AM

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HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2016 Witt O'Brien's, a global leader in crisis and emergency management, today announced it is working with the Texas Department of State Health Services to develop a series of...
Wed, 2016-08-17 06:54 AM
SAN FRANCISCO Aug. 16, 2016 Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and mass notification technology, and Triad Technology Partners, experts in enterprise asset management (...

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Testimony delivered by Mitchell L. Moss, professor of urban policy and planning at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Administration at New York University, to the House Committee on...
On June 12th, analog TV ceased to exist. The traditional analog rabbit ears and roof-top antenna now join the Betamax VCR and cassette recordings. What was the reason for this change? Enhanced...
In my work with hazardous material technicians, I am continually impressed with their dedication, training, and breadth of knowledge. It is an honor to assist them in one very discrete area --...
Last week we explored the first and most significant proposed change to Part 28 Section 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations, which contains guidelines for intelligence system operating policies....
As President Obama completes his first months in office, there are pressing issues involving the collection, assessment, sharing and optimal processing of criminal and counter-terrorism intelligence...

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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...