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ELERTS Wins Award at International Security Conference & Exhibition in April

May 17, 2013

The ELERTS product, ELERTS EPIC with CCTV Attention Engine, won at the Security Industry Association’s 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS), taking the Honorable Mention in the Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions Award at the NPS awards ceremony at The International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West) on April 10, 2013. ELERTS is a smartphone communications system that includes a…

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From Entrepreneur.com Article

May 17, 2013

Ironically, people carry their cellphones on them at all times in case of emergencies, but when disasters go down, so too can mobile carrier service. Looking to patch these communications breakdowns, Braintree, Mass.-based Elerts offers emergency response software for smartphones that specifically target transit systems, healthcare companies, colleges and utility providers...Elerts' social integration helps set this startup apart.

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Santa Clara Transit Launches VTAlerts, Powered by ELERTS

April 29, 2013

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) began a new public safety initiative today, with the launch of VTAlerts. VTAlerts is a smartphone app, powered by ELERTS, that enables transit riders to report suspicious or criminal activities to Transit Security, literally, at the touch of a button.

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MBTA See Say App on NECN (VIDEO)

April 29, 2013

MBTA Superintendent-In-Chief, Joseph O'Connor, discusses the transit system's "See Something, Say Something" campaign. O'Connor emphasizes MBTA's "See Say" app (powered by ELERTS) as a major way to encourage and engage riders' critical participation in transit safety.

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Boston Bombings Show the Value of Connections

April 29, 2013

Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Vice President of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Ericsson, recently commented on the Boston Marathon bombings. Highlighting ELERTS, she stated, "Systems such as ELERTS’ are making use of this huge resource as a way of improving public safety."

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The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Launch Application Community Website

April 23, 2013

Today the Association of Public Safety Communicaitons (APCO) International launched the Application Community– “AppComm” – a new website dedicated to public safety and emergency response apps for use by the general public, app developers, and first responders.

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Boston Marathon bombing shows problems with cell phone networks

April 22, 2013

During the Boston Marathon, our Chief Architect Tim Bryan was just outside of Copley Square in Boston when the two bombs went off. Unable to place phone calls and having poor SMS service, he successfully submitted a text-only report through our app. This proved that the best chance to get a message out is via the data network.

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MARTA’s See & Say App

April 5, 2013

A short video explaining MARTA's new app for reporting suspicious or dangerous situations to the MARTA police. Watch the video

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New “See & Say” App Lets Customers Text MARTA Police

March 29, 2013

"MARTA is today launching a free smartphone application that empowers customers to send texts and photos to the transit system’s police department about suspicious activity wherever and whenever their devices are in range of cellular service." Read the article

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ELERTS Partners With MARTA

March 27, 2013

ELERTS teamed up with Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) to launch their second ELERTS TRANSIT™ public safety initiative. With the See & Say App, designed specifically for MARTA, riders can quickly and effortlessly inform MARTA Police if they witness suspicious activity.

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