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ELERTS Event Alert™ and ELERTS See Say™ Apps Drive School Safety Program at Dennis-Yarmouth

April 23, 2014

Weymouth, MA – ELERTS Corporation, a leader in emergency response communication, joins the Yarmouth Police Department and Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District in launching a comprehensive program that uses mobile technology to improve school security. ELERTS Event Alert is a communication platform that lets school personnel use their smartphones to report threatening or suspicious activities directly to local police. Designated staff…

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Candid About Cameras — Human Analytics vs Video Analytics

April 22, 2014

This is the golden age for video surveillance systems. The old analog “can’t do much” cameras have been superseded by modern network cameras, which connect by IP and have many programmable features that can be controlled and polled remotely. Instead of using a joystick or array of buttons to call a camera on screen, today’s IP cameras are managed by…

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ELERTS Partners with Tyco Security Products Software House

April 2, 2014

Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ELERTS Corporation to integrate the ELERTS Event Alert (EA) mobile app with the C-CURE 9000 security and event management system. Ed English, CEO of ELERTS Corporation, says, “We are delighted…

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BART on Board for ELERTS Transit™

March 18, 2014

ELERTS welcomes San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) into its roster of transit app users, including Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo/Niagara, and Santa Clara. The ELERTS Transit™ app allows riders to report suspicious situations directly to transit police by using their smartphones. This app automatically disables the phone camera flash so photos can be submitted discreetly.  GPS mapping is used…

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ELERTS Unveils Event Alert™ Communication Tool for School Safety

November 18, 2013

The new cloud-based communication app for smartphones allows school staff and first responders to coordinate in real-time during an emergency situation. Weymouth, MA – ELERTS Corp., a leader in smartphone emergency communication systems, announced today the roll out of Event Alert™, an essential communication tool for schools seeking to respond quickly to escalating incidents of school violence. ELERTS Event Alert™…

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ELERTS See Say™ is One of the Few Mobile Apps to Meet FEMA’s National Preparedness Guidelines

November 8, 2013

FEMA-authorized testing confirms that ELERTS smartphone-based reporting and security app complies with National Incident Management System (NIMS) standards. ELERTS Corp., a leader in smartphone emergency communication systems announced that its ELERTS See Say™ products for iPhone and Android are now deemed compliant with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Preparedness Directorate (FEMA NPD) benchmarks. NIMS is an important standard for…

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New Guidelines for Responding to Active Shooter Events

August 19, 2013

The US Department of Education has come out with new guidelines formulated for schools putting a plan in place for emergencies. Interestingly, the guidelines for active shooter events have changed radically — from sheltering and hiding to taking a more proactive approach. Below we outline some of the major points from the section of the... Read more »

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ELERTS Attention Engine for CCTV Integrated with OnSSI Ocularis

August 14, 2013

A new integration between OnSSI’s Ocularis video management software (VMS) platform and the ELERTS software solution enables security personnel to receive immediate, actionable information about incidents occurring anywhere within a facility, campus or transit system. Now any individual with a smartphone can be an active participant in maintaining a more secure environment.

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ELERTS begins Important New Relationship with LINSTAR

July 24, 2013

ELERTS begins Important New Relationship with LINSTAR Major security systems integrator adds ELERTS to company’s solutions portfolio. JULY 22, 2013, BUFFALO, NEW YORK - ELERTS Corp. is teaming up with LINSTAR, a very highly regarded and trusted solutions provider within the law enforcement, emergency management, campus safety and Homeland Security communities. The pairing is anticipated to be immensely beneficial and…

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Transit Police: Fighting the Fight On the Move

July 10, 2013

MBTA is the first transit agency to employ a free See Say smartphone app, which allows riders to instantly report suspicious activity to police dispatch with photos text and incident location details. This real-time app has proved to be both popular and successful with system users. “The app has been successful in several situations, stopping crimes in progress or allowing…

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