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Uses Audio Enhancement Algorithm for Sound Clarity

 These voice-over-IP call stations combine high-quality speaker and microphone components along with a proprietary audio enhancement algorithm for sound clarity.  


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Managing Mass Communication in Tornado Alley

Tornado Alley is a colloquial term for the area of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent.

That’s where mass notification systems come into play, as well, as is the case with MillerCoors’ Fort Worth, Texas, brewery, which is located in Tornado Alley and sees about 25 tornadoes each year. The brewery employs 105 employees spread across 150 acres, and it brews 9 million barrels a year. It houses an on-site refrigeration system with 150,000 pounds of ammonia to assist with the brewing process.


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Offers Simplistic, Sophisticated Approach to Public Address Needs

From Zenitel AS

This scalable system offers enhanced features and functionality, as well as simplistic installation and set-up for building and site security, industry and infrastructure markets.


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Sends Notifications to Defined Recipient Groups

From Talkaphone

This hosted Software as a Service mass notification program is scalable enough to send thousands of notifications around the world – or thousands of messages around a single campus.


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How Boston Hotels Are Adopting Twitter for Emergency Communication

Twitter allowed Boston’s hotels to communicate reliable information to their guests and employees.

The lessons learned following the Boston Marathon bombings were many, but one lesson that was learned rather quickly was that Twitter was going to become the go-to platform for gathering timely and accurate information from city, state and federal officials regarding the rapidly unfolding events of that week.


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UCF Protects Campus with Integrated and Redundant Mass Notification System

In order to provide a safe and secure campus community, the University of Central Florida (UCF), located in Orlando, wanted to equip itself with the latest in emergency communication systems.
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How Emergency Messaging Aids Access Strategies

Getting the word out, correctly, in time and to the right people, is an important mission for colleges and universities.

Mass notification has become a key element of campus safety and security. John Dellacontrada, assistant vice president of media relations at the University of Buffalo, New York, says he sought a “solution that we could deploy quickly and consistently, one that would work on desktop and mobile devices to get a message broadcast via various ways and that could work with our existing emergency public address system.”


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How Mass Notification Protects Schools and Reduces Stress in K-12

The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
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Surveillance, Evacuation Solutions Enhance Milan's New Driverless Metro

Italy's longest metro system now combines video surveillance and public-address communication to manage evacuation measures.

Italy's longest metro system now combines video surveillance and public-address communication to manage evacuation measures.


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"Zombie Apocalypse" Hack Reveals TV Vulnerability

As the Emergency Alert System reported an imminent zombie attack last week, broadcasters started to realize it was time to change their passwords... and maybe more.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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