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CENTEGIX Partners With Mutualink to Connect First Responders

CENTEGIX Partners With Mutualink To Accelerate Connection Between First Responders (Atlanta, GA) January 5, 2021 – CENTEGIX, an IoT company that innovates technology to save and enrich lives, is partnering with Mutualink, a leader in public safety interoperability solutions, to advance two-way radio and video communications to first responders in the case of an emergency. Both CENTEGIX and Mutualink focus on interoperability for public safety organizations and work diligently to secure communities. CENTEGIX’s CrisisAlert™ platform is an incident...

January 5th, 2021|
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Verizon enhances emergency communications – Push-to-Talk Responder

Verizon enhances communications for first responders with Push-to-Talk Responder Verizon Push-to-Talk Responder enables first responders to collaborate across agencies to drive more effective, interoperable responses BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Today, Verizon introduces Push-to-Talk Responder, a mission-critical, interoperable-ready solution that delivers a more efficient way for first responders to seamlessly share and receive data, voice, and, in the future, video content to more comprehensively respond to a crisis. Push-to-talk (PTT) is a means of instantaneous communication in...

October 6th, 2020|

(Video) Panic Button Installed in Volusia County

(Video) Panic button installed in Volusia County schools It's no secret that COVID-19 made this year's back-to-school season a challenge for students, parents, teachers and school administrators. However, school security professionals in Florida know that the safety of their students encompasses more than the threat of pandemic. It takes a panic alert and emergency communications technology. Lessons learned from the Parkland tragedy, and the shortcomings identified in the report from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

September 9th, 2020|
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Senate committee explores how Texans can prevent mass violence

Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Meets Thank you to Wes Rapaport for speaking with Mutualink's Solutions Executive in Texas, Devra Kelly, last week in Austin to discuss the legislature's focus on solving mass violence in Texas. In addition to Texas Department of Public Safety, several county public safety agencies and school districts use Mutualink's interoperability platform to improve communications and information sharing. The solution connects disparate radio systems within and agency, and also...

December 9th, 2019|
  • Florida teachers use app for active shooter alerts

Florida teachers use app for active shooter alerts

Teachers use app to give active shooter alerts in Central Florida By: Lauren Seabrook , James Tutte from WFTV 9 ABC Orlando Updated: Jan 9, 2019 - 8:20 PM SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Many teachers around Central Florida now have the power in the palm of their hands to to dispatch hundreds of first responders for an active shooter, through an app. The Parkland Safety Commission wants all school districts to give law enforcement agencies live access to...

January 16th, 2019|
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TECHNOLOGY PLAYS ROLE KEEPING ATLANTIC CITY SAFE

(Atlantic City) - The Atlantic City Police Department says it has been getting ready for the upsurge in economic activity the city has seen that included the opening of two new casinos this past summer. Deputy Police Chief James Sarkos said that unfortunately, the 22 percent uptick in economic activity this past summer from two new casino openings brought with it more opportunities for criminal activity. "We try to stay one step ahead of that...

November 26th, 2018|
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Storms to Super Bowls, Mutualink Has Comms Covered

10/22/2018 Valerie Amato, EMT When a mass casualty incident (MCI) occurs and requires mutual aid, efficient interagency communication is crucial to ensure operations go smoothly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Differing radio systems from multiple jurisdictions can cause a frenzy of communications between first responders via multiple radios and cell phones. This disorganization can make an already-complicated incident messier and harder to manage. To help allay the stress associated with this issue, Mutualink,...

October 23rd, 2018|
  • Security Magazine Lockers for Active Shooters Article

Active Shooters in Schools

Mitigating Active Shooters in Schools The goal of schools and education, in general, is to foster an environment that promotes learning and development for students. Not only is the safety of the children the highest priority for our society, but establishing a community in which children feel safe is the predicate for them to reach their maximum potential when involving their studies. This assertion is supported by data from a 2015 LSU study suggesting that...

October 15th, 2018|
  • EdScoop News Article School Security

Florida schools turn to emergency tech after campus shootings

Osceola County School District joins other Florida public schools and Florida State University in adopting a high-tech solution in the event of active shooter situations. By Corinne Lestch JULY 27, 2018 1:04 PM BIO A growing number of Florida public schools and universities are adopting an emergency technology solution in response to school shootings happening around the country — and in the state’s own backyard. Nearly 200 schools — including 75 schools in Florida’s Osceola County —...

July 29th, 2018|
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Real-time Communication Helps Protect Schools

Guilford County Sheriff’s Office looking to use real-time communication to help protect schools MARCH 22, 2018, BY NICK STURDIVANT http://myfox8.com/2018/03/22/guilford-county-sheriffs-office-looking-to-use-real-time-communication-to-help-protect-schools/ GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It only takes a few minutes for an emergency, like an active shooter situation, to unfold. Shootings at high schools in both Florida and more recently, Maryland are prime examples. It's why the Guilford County Sheriff's Office is hoping to use technology to keep a better eye on schools, no matter where deputies are....

March 26th, 2018|
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Seminole Schools Security System

Seminole schools security system includes panic button phone app By Erin Murray, Reporter Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:55 PM EDT SANFORD -- After shootings like the one last month in Parkland, several school districts are taking a hard look at their security measures. Seminole schools, other agencies use Mutualink Security system connects first responders with panic button Teachers have access to special app  The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and school district feel a system they...

March 15th, 2018|
  • Texas FirstNet

Case Study: How FIRSTNET Helped a Texas Agency Use Video Technologies

First responders reap the benefits of mobile video technologies when they have access to a robust & reliable network By Jacque Miller-Waring At first glance, Brazos County is like most other sprawling Texas communities with deep roots in farming and ranching. One look at the bustling city of Bryan or the thriving academic center of Texas A&M University explains why this southeast central part of Texas is quickly becoming known as an ideal place to...

January 5th, 2018|