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2014-04-19 23:02:12

Emergency alert systems are not geared to send alerts to out-of-town visitors to events such as marathons, community festivals and other large group gatherings. Now Hyper-Reach is offering a program that provides free emergency alerts for attendees at these types of events. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Thousands of communities across the United States use emergency alert systems to notify citizens of danger and help them prepare for disasters. These systems alert people of weather emergencies,...

2014-04-04 08:28:35

Study to Evaluate More Focused Alert Notifications and Increased Safety to Wireless Device Users in Life-threatening Situations ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has selected TCS to perform the first phase of its research study:...

2014-03-30 23:03:12

Most smaller communities in the US that pay for emergency alert services are charged much more than larger cities and counties - sometimes as much as $2-$3 per citizen. Hyper-Reach is offering a pricing package of $0.39 per resident, which will save more 50% vs. other paid services. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Telephone-based emergency alert systems are used by thousands of communities across the United States to notify citizens of danger and help them prepare for disasters....

2014-02-11 23:30:12

The US National Emergency Alert Registry makes it easy for people to sign up for emergency alerts from local public safety agencies. The Valentine Alert program lets loved ones register their valentines to make sure they're protected in dangerous situations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, The US National Emergency Alert Registry is offering a new way to show Valentines that they are truly loved. Sign them for Valentine Alerts...

2014-02-07 08:24:14

Alerts such as tornado warnings and internal communication messages now impossible to miss KNOXVILLE, Tennessee and NEW YORK, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee Medical Center, based in Knoxville (TN) has adopted new software to alert and inform more than 7,000 staff members, patients and visitors at its premises. With 54 large video monitors throughout the medical center and interactive screensavers installed on 6,000 PCs, alert messages are...

2014-01-13 08:34:29

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Amber Alert Awareness Day, marking the 18 year anniversary of the day Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and later found murdered. In April of 2003, in her honor, President Bush signed into law the PROTECT Act, which statutorily established the national AMBER Alert(TM) coordinator role. Since, the AMBER Alert Program has been credited with more than 675 successful recoveries of missing or...

2013-11-19 23:22:22

AlertID, Local Crime Data Alert System and Secure Social Platform for Neighbor-to-Neighbor Communication, Exceeds 1 Million Users and Now Used in 85% of U.S. Zip Codes Due to 600% Growth in Last Six Months; Aggregator of Data from Entities Such as Local Police Departments, State Sex Offender Data Bases, National Crime Prevention Council, Weather Alerts and More Launches Enhanced Version of Technology as Company Begins International Expansion and Launch of AlertID for Pets Las Vegas,...

2013-11-18 08:35:43

Unlimited Voice, Email Notification System Helps Parents and Children to Stay In Touch DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents can now rest a little easier when their children are out of sight. AT&T today announced it will carry the Amber Alert GPS product, a communication and location device that helps parents keep in touch with their children. Starting November 22, it will be available online and in AT&T's flagship Michigan Avenue retail location. Customers can...

2013-11-04 12:30:29

Portable Smart Locator With Two-Way Calling Ability Creates Peace of Mind for Parents DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T today announced it will offer the Amber Alert GPS, a communication and location device that keeps parents in touch with their children. AT&T is the exclusive network provider for the Amber Alert GPS device and will also provide distribution and billing services. The Amber Alert GPS device is a smart locator connected to AT&T's 3G network, allowing parents...

2013-09-17 16:25:54

Parents can now monitor and control children's online and mobile phone safety, and protect them in case of emergency MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amber Child Safety, the most comprehensive online child protection solution, today launched its advanced safety system giving parents and caregivers peace of mind while protecting their children in this digital age. Amber Child Safety introduces an integrated, easy-to-use digital toolbox for parents to address emerging dangers like...