GAMEWELL-FCI Systems meets new standard

20/05/13 0 COMMENTS

Gamewell-FCI announces E3 Series line of fire alarm and emergency communications systems is now listed to ANSI/UL 2572 standard

read more…

Gamewell-FCI expands emergency communications offerings

04/10/11 0 COMMENTS

Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell has expanded its fire alarm and emergency communications (a.k.a. mass notification) systems offerings through the integration of audible and visual notification devices and IP network command software from Alertus Technologies. Utilizing any number of hard-wired and wireless methods, Alertus’ wall-mounted Alert Beacons, text-to-speech interface modules, digital signage and computer desktop alerts can integrate seamlessly with the E3 Series of fire alarm and other emergency communications systems (ECS) from Gamewell- FCI.

read more…

9 Ways to Optimize Your Mass Notification Systems

13/08/11 0 COMMENTS

It is important to plan ahead for campus emergencies so that your mass notification efforts will reach the right people at the right time. This list of best practices can help you to accomplish your mass notification goals.

read more…

Is There a Gap in Your Mass Notification System Plan?

24/04/11 0 COMMENTS

Check with your cell providers to make sure they aren’t blocking your SMS/text alerts.

It appears that major, regional and independent carriers (like Sprint, Verizon, regional carriers and pre-paid providers), appear to be flagging mass notification messages as potential spam, or “alert” (short code) messages, and either disabling (blocking), delaying or denying SMS/text transmissions to some or all of their cellular subscribers. These are the folks who are subscribing to your mass warning alert messaging system.

Read Article

Mass notification moving beyond government and schools

30/01/11 0 COMMENTS

Adoption in verticals outside of gov’t and schools beginning to take place.

At last year’s ASIS conference, a hot topic of discussion was making the workplace safe. There was talk about guns in the work environment and how to screen for that. And, said Mike Madden, national sales manager for Gamewell-FCI, there was a “sense of urgency” among large corporate clients about mass notification and emergency communications.

read more…