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Inadequate Training Delays Mass Notification System in College Shooting

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Around the Web ·

Inadequate Training Delays Mass Notification System in College Shooting
When violence broke out at Sacramento City College, the staff failed to implement its mass notification system due to human error and lack of training. What can integrators do to prevent this for their clients? Read more.

Univ. of Tennessee Investing $8 Million in School Security Upgrade

Monday, November 09, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · Around the Web · Resources · Case Studies ·

Univ. of Tennessee Investing $8 Million in School Security Upgrade
The security upgrades will include new surveillance cameras and keyless access to buildings and rooms. Read more.

Newtown Public School District Chooses Raptor System to Enhance Security

Monday, October 26, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Around the Web · Press Releases ·

Newtown Public School District Chooses Raptor System to Enhance Security
District installs visitor management software by Raptor Technologies to screen entrants and enhance security. Read more.

Barix, Atlas Sound Streamline Audio Solutions

Monday, August 10, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Products · Around the Web ·

Barix, Atlas Sound Streamline Audio Solutions
Two manufacturers illustrate benefits of marrying audio technologies and emergency communications features. Read more.

AlarmLock NAPCO Privacy Lock Demonstration

Friday, August 07, 2015 by Robin Hattersley Gray | News & Articles · News · Products · Around the Web · Events & Training · Events ·

AlarmLock NAPCO Privacy Lock Demonstration
AlarmLock NAPCO exhibited at the Campus Safety National Forum held in Washington, D.C., in June. Here's one of the products they demonstrated for attendees. Read more.

The Clery Act ... Fix It or ‘86’ It?

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Robin Hattersley Gray | News & Articles · Around the Web · Codes & Standards ·

The Clery Act ... Fix It or ‘86’ It?
The Clery Act forces top college administrators to pay attention to campus public safety staffing, technology and emergency management. But is it working correctly? Read more.

Barix Adds Emergency Notification to Simple Paging Solution

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Products · Around the Web ·

Barix Adds Emergency Notification to Simple Paging Solution
A pre-gong chime and integration with emergency notification systems ties Barix’s Simple Paging into mass notification emergency communication systems. Read more.

Implementing Mass Notification Technologies in Compliance with NFPA 72

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 by Jamie Underwood | News & Articles · Around the Web · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Implementing Mass Notification Technologies in Compliance with NFPA 72
Jamie Underwood of Alertus writes an article on NFPA 72, detailing how colleges should review the Fire Alarm & Signaling Code and apply technologies accordingly. Read more.

Adding Twitter to Your Emergency Notification Plan

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 by Daniel P. Dern | News & Articles · Around the Web ·

Adding Twitter to Your Emergency Notification Plan
Twitter is a flexible micro-blogging site that provide the platform for quick communication. Tweets can be sent as SMS texts to a phone, so you don’t have to be connected to the Internet. Many organizations use more than one Twitter feed to ensure that readers find the information they needs. For example, one Twitter feed can be for emergency communication, while another feed can be for those looking for answers to questions or for non-emergency announcements. Read more.

Integrating ECS into Fire Systems

Sunday, September 30, 2012 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Around the Web ·

Integrating ECS into Fire Systems
Fire and life safety systems are well positioned to incorporate emergency communications and mass notification messaging. NFPA 72-2010 offers more specific guidance on how all the pieces should work together. Read more.

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