American Signal Corp. Wins Gold in Best Mass Notification System Category at ASTORS Homeland Security Awards

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Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 26, 2019American Signal Corporation’s CompuLert™ NEXGen technology was awarded gold in the best mass notification solution category at the recent 2019 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards, presented by American Security Today.

According to the description of the technology by American Security Today, CompuLert NEXGen “is a powerful, scalable mass notification platform, capable of seamlessly integrating critical communications systems with distributed data collection and sensing equipment, to provide custom life safety solutions.”

Designed with a user-friendly interface, CompuLert NEXGen provides a simple and effective solution to monitoring and controlling emergency siren systems. The central control platform provides intuitive and customizable command and control capabilities.

“We’re honored to be recognized again by the ASTORS Homeland Security Awards,” said ASC Executive Vice President, Richard Roe, adding that ASC won awards in 2017 and 2018. “ASC’s CompuLert NEXGen technology was designed to give emergency managers an efficient way of alerting the public of threats and we’re excited the technology is receiving recognition as one of the best in the industry.”

The ASC CompuLert NEXGen solution is at the center of an integrated system designed for universities and campuses that includes high-powered outdoor speaker arrays, digital signage and desktop and mobile alerting.

The NEXGen technology also integrates with the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, or IPAWS, providing life-saving information to the public quickly.

“When combining NEXGen technology with IPAWS and ASC Aware and ASC Sentinel technologies that reach individuals through desktop and mobile alerts respectively, emergency managers have a powerful and customizable option to keep the public safe from a variety of potential threats,” Roe said.

The 2019 ASTORS Homeland Awards welcomed more than 350 industry-leading innovators and technical representatives. Guests were honored for disciplines across the security industry, including homeland security, private security and state- and municipal-level security.

For more information ASC’s gold-level CompuLert NEXGen central control platform, visit

About American Signal Corporation

American Signal Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of mass notification solutions for a wide variety of applications worldwide. ASC combines advanced engineering, innovative software and state-of-the-art technologies 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. For more information, visit


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