We all know social media plays a major role in the lives of virtually everyone in the world. It’s known as an easy way for people to keep in touch with family, old high school acquaintances, and much more. But lately, a new trend has developed to use social media during natural disasters and other crises. Read More
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AlertMedia, which specializes in developing next-generation emergency communication technology, has announced the launch of the first “any-channel” notification platform. Read More
We’ve run the numbers. Two-thirds of large organizations – including all sizes of business, health, education and government entities – currently DO have a technology solution in place for emergency mass communication.
The other 33% DO NOT. Read More
“First responders from 12 agencies were dispatched to an emergency exercise at the Pendleton Grain Growers, Inc. (PGG) Feedville, Ore., location. The exercise participants responded to a dispatch call of an incident that involved the widely used agricultural product, anhydrous ammonia”. Read More
It happens all the time…incidents that disrupt a company or organization’s daily operations — a power outage, an event cancellation, a facility accident, or a security breach. Some are minor incidents, some are major, but all require that you disseminate accurate information immediately to all affected parties. Preparing for these incidents takes proper planning. Managing these incidents takes effective communication tools that ensure accurate messages are sent, received, followed-up and tracked in real time until the situation is resolved. Read More
In the United States the greatest numbers of tornados are spotted during the months of April, May, and June. It is important to be prepared because a tornado can strike at any point, and communicating through a mass notification system can help save lives due to the short period of time you may have to communicate with your community. Tornados are unpredictable in nature and can be spotted anywhere in the United States; making text alerts a critical differentiator to ensure the safety of your community. Read More
In early November of 2013, the Los Angeles Airport experienced a shooting in terminal three, which killed one TSA agent and injured several others. An internal LAX’s review found that “officials had an inadequate emergency alert and warning system, failed to focus on incident command basics and fell short in communicating to passengers”. The review also identified that “there needs to be a continuing emphasis on incident command basics and that public mass notification at the airport ‘was lacking.” Read More
Here are some common questions we get at AlertMedia. If you have other questions, just contact us!
When would I use AlertMedia?
You would use our notification tools whenever you have an important and/or time-sensitive message to send to a large group, typically more than 20 people. They would receive your message by text, voice, or push notification immediately – and you could track their receipts and collect responses. Read More