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2014-07-29 23:15:33

North Orange County Community College District has selected Regroup, the leading Emergency & Mass Communication provider, for emergency messaging and streamlined day-to-day communication on its campuses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Encompassing around 155 square miles, the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) consists of three major campuses along with numerous other specialized locations around the District. With an enrollment of over 61,000...

Text Message Sent With Vodka
2013-12-20 11:57:21

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An electronic system that sends text messages through evaporated alcohol wafting through the air from one point to another has been developed by researchers at York University, Canada and University of Warwick, UK. Using the device, the researchers successfully sent the message “O Canada” from the Canadian National Anthem across a distance of twelve feet using just vodka sprayed into the air. The technique can help send...

2013-02-19 23:01:08

Improve your nonverbal communication skills at Pittcon 2013 with Lab Manager Magazine. Midland, ON (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 In face-to-face communication, body language accounts for more than two thirds of the impact of the message being conveyed. It is always more emotionally revealing and more emotionally accurate than what is said. One researcher claimed that in making a first impression, nonverbal communication is ten times more powerful than what is being said! On Tuesday, March 19,...

2012-10-22 22:11:56

More pediatric hospital physicians are communicating through cell phone text messaging, rather than the traditional pager method, according to research presented Oct. 21 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. Since the early 1980s, physicians traditionally have relied on pagers to contact other physicians, residents, nurses and hospital staff. However, with the surge in cellphone use — and the fact that many cellphones now...

Women, Texting And Emoticons
2012-10-11 16:01:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you asked someone in the late nineties what a ℠winky smile´ was, you might get a quizzical look in return. But that emoticon, ;), along with many others, have slowly made their way into common parlance and almost become a secondary form of punctuation for texters, tweeters, and emailers. A team of behavioral scientists from Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology decided to investigate how people...

2011-03-09 08:03:00

LEESBURG, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert®, LLC, maker of e2Campus®, the leading safety communication solution for education, today announced emClock® emergency messaging clocks as the newest Certified Endpoint Provider (CEP). Distributed by Emergency Message Controls LLC, the affordable emClocks now integrate with e2Campus uAlert for simplified mass notification. Through the intuitive uAlert interface, emClocks across...

2010-11-15 00:00:39

FridgeLetter.com sends messages made from colorful magnetic refrigerator letters using a patented sequencing method. Users go to the company website and create a message on FridgeLetter.com's computer fridge. The plastic magnetic letters that make the message are then packed and shipped in a box shaped like a refrigerator. Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2010 FridgeLetter.com (http://www.fridgeletter.com) is open for business. The company sends messages made from colorful plastic...

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2009-08-06 10:15:00

An emergency call center in Waterloo, Iowa has launched the nation's first system that will allow people to send text messages to 911 during emergencies. Black Hawk County police chief Thomas Jennings told the Associated Press that the emergency texting system should be beneficial for residents with hearing impairments. "I think there's a need to get out front and get this technology available," said Jennings. Emergency centers in other regions of the US are paying close attention to the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'