Emergency Notification

Poster for Rise Vision's new feature. The background features blurred students while the foreground features a display showing a severe weather alert.

Rise Vision Launches Emergency Alerts for Interactive Flatpanel Displays

The new feature in Rise Vision’s digital-signage-software solution enables schools to quickly and effectively disseminate emergency alerts to staff and students.

Poster of Nyquist C4000 4.0 Software

Bogen Communications Releases Nyquist C4000 Version 4.0

Bogen Communications’ new Nyquist C4000 Version 4.0 software helps streamline commercial audio distribution and paging for real-time emergencies.


AtlasIED on Selling Mass Communication to IT Departments

Commercial Integrator chats with AtlasIED’s Michael Peveler about the power of shifting the technology spend from AV to IT.

Johnson Controls sprinkler monitoring solution

Smart Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Solution from Johnson Controls is a Connected Device

Johnson Controls says sprinkler monitoring solution alerts building managers to a potential issue before it becomes a costly problem.


Aiphone IX-SOFT Lets You Turn Computers Into Intercoms

Aiphone solution can be managed remotely by facility managers or by a security operations center, the company says in a release.

Michele Gay at NSCA BLC 2019 School Safety Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook Mother Michele Gay Implores Technology Professionals to Help Make Schools Safe

Better security and communication technology can improve school safety and save lives, said Michele Gay, who lost her daughter Josephine Grace, during the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting.


Lencore at InfoComm 2018: Mass Notification, Soundmasking Should Be Integrated

During InfoComm 2018, David Smith of Lencore explained that mass notification and soundmasking provide system designers with opportunities to create more integrated solutions.

Building Codes

How to Get Schools Ready to Meet Safety-Focused Building Codes

Updates to safety-focused building codes NFPA 72 and 2015 International Business Code mean more MNEC opportunities for AV integrators.

Emergency Response AV, InFocus BigTouch, Riviera Beach Fire Rescue, InFocus Mondopad

This Fire Department Responds Faster, Thanks to InFocus BigTouch & More Emergency Response AV

InFocus BigTouch and other emergency response AV help Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Department improve critical response times.

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How to Help Schools, Colleges Step Up Campus Security in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Many schools and colleges are taking steps to improve school safety, campus security following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.