Crisis averted

The skies are dark and the air is eerily still. You’re driving down a deserted country road, heading north. Every single station on the radio comes in patchy, at best. Suddenly your smartphone lights up. You’ve received an alert that indicates a...


Emergency cooperation saves

One method of notification does not nullify another if both are effective in keeping citizens out of harm’s way. Unlike just five years ago when a timely radio announcement was the only thing keeping a road commuter from barreling toward a downed bridge, there now exists other means to help us side-step dangerous situations and, in some cases, even help solve crimes.

Fast, detailed, real-time alerts for citizens and public safety can only help to increase our chances of survival the next time the unthinkable happens.

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