From a campus security management standpoint, the safety and security of students, staff, faculty and visitors should be top of mind for administrators and security staff alike.
Schools continue to search for integrated and universal solutions to meet their communications challenges.
Many campuses, corporations and retirement homes competitively differentiate their offerings around service and safety.
The technology will allow staff and faculty to communicate during an emergency as well as respond to reports from students about mental health issues or school threats.
There is little debate as to whether the introduction of new emergency communications technologies have changed the industry for the better.
The University of Oklahoma has a history of evolving alongside technology.
Information is key during a campus emergency. Injuries and damages from events, such as active shooters, fires, chemical spills and severe weather, can soar if a campus lacks a proper emergency notification system (ENS).
Not all campus environments are created equal and neither are the threats they face.
The app, Covert Alert, uses voice-activated phrases to send the user’s exact location to five contacts and begins a live audio recording of what’s going on around you.
The university cleared its campus after receiving a bomb and coordinated armed threat Tuesday.