American Signal Corporation Offers Enhanced Cell Broadcast Notification System with Integrated Threat Detection
Comprehensive threat detection and mass notification system will prevent future loss of life
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – In the wake of recent, deadly flash flooding in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest, American Signal Corporation (ASC) is announcing the complete integration of its NEXGen™ threat detection systems with the CompuLert™ NEXGen™ Cell Broadcast Platform.
The system, which leverages cellular service provider coverage to broadcast emergency information to targeted populations, is now fully-integrated with the company’s CompuLert™ NEXGen™ Intelligent Alerting Server. Integration of these industry-leading technologies extends the NEXGen™ platform’s reach and unifies threat-detection and multi-channel mass notification into a single system.
The system interfaces with numerous threat detection devices, such as flood, rain and wind sensors, CAP feeds, chemical and radiation detectors, and more. Threats are processed in real time and disseminated to at-risk populations quickly and effectively. Notifications can encompass both indoor and outdoor alerts, including via voice and tone systems, digital message boards and signage, strobes and more. Local-area recipients can also receive smartphone alerts in the form of a general public emergency notification.
“People are asking how the fatalities in Arizona could have been avoided or what could’ve been done to prevent loss of life. The best-case scenario starts with better alerting protocols,” said Richard Roe, Executive Vice President, American Signal Corporation. “Our systems leverage numerous threat detection and mass notification tools in a fault-tolerant infrastructure, to make sure life-saving messages get to the people who need to see them. Our mission is to save lives every day. That mission helps form all of the solution we bring to market.”
The NEXGen™ Cell Broadcast Platform is the integration of the CompuLert™ NEXGen™ Intelligent Alerting Server™, NEXGen™ Cell Broadcast Entity and NEXGen™ Cell Broadcast Center Interface Server, implemented in compliance with 3GPP cellular network standards. This end-to-end system expedites threat detection awareness and mass notification lead times, delivering potentially life-saving information before an emergency, as well as recovery information throughout an event.
For more information about American Signal Corporation’s products, visit the company’s website at https://www.americansignal.com/cellular-broadcast-platform/.
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American Signal Corporation (ASC) is a leading designer and manufacturer of mass notification solutions for a wide variety of applications worldwide. The company combines advanced engineering, innovative software and state-of-the-art equipment with an extraordinary record of longevity and expertise in the field, to develop and install compliant, versatile and effective notification systems. We aim to save lives every day.