Leading digital signage software company joins multimodal emergency notification provider to offer integrated emergency notification solutions to higher education campuses.
ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 21, 2012 – Visix, Inc. announces a strategic partnership with Rave Mobile Safety, providers of the emergency notification system Rave Alert. The companies have agreed to develop cooperative sales, marketing, and technology initiatives for the higher education market.
“Our AxisTV digital signage software is very popular with campuses and this partnership allows us to bolster our value proposition by adding the power of Rave technologies to the mix,” says Trey Hicks, Chief Sales Officer. “Integrating Rave Alert with AxisTV allows higher education customers to leverage straightforward, reliable technologies that integrate easily into existing emergency systems and workflows.”
Campuses today are finding it essential to integrate multimodal emergency notification solutions into their communications plans as people’s health and safety depends on the speed and accuracy of their response in a crisis. In the event of fire, severe weather or a hostile situation, colleges and universities are using multifaceted technologies to reach students, faculty, staff, visitors and the community in times of emergency.
Visix’s AxisTV digital signage software’s is used by more than 700 campuses for daily announcements, news, weather and video streaming. Its Alert Notification Module allows for manual alert overrides or can be triggered by CAP (Common Alerting Protocol) messages sent from Rave Alert and other external systems. The software allows for alert messages to be broadcast across an entire digital signage network or to specific targeted regions.
Rave Alert provides best-in-class, highly available mass notification solutions for enterprises, school districts, and institutions nationwide. Offering multimodal broadcast messaging through email, SMS, voice, RSS, social networks, and other mechanisms, Rave Alert is the most reliable method for allowing higher education institutions to react and respond to both emergency and day-to-day communications in a systematic, cost-effective manner.
“Rave Alert is built on the cornerstones of best-in-class performance, reliability, usability, and interoperability,” says Tom Axbey, Chief Executive Officer of Rave Mobile Safety. “Our partnership with Visix demonstrates our interoperability with an array of powerful display devices that have become increasingly critical in campus environments.”
About Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety is the most trusted software partner for campus and public safety. Used by leading Institutes of Higher Education and State and Local Agencies, the award-winning portfolio of RaveAlert, RaveGuardian, Eyewitness, Smart911 and SmartPrepare enables millions to feel safe, secure and connected. Rave Mobile Safety is headquartered in Framingham, MA. For more information please visit www.ravemobilesafety.com
Visix, Inc. designs, develops and supports a suite of browser-based digital signage products that allows users to create, manage and schedule organizational communications from anywhere and to deliver messages and media to virtually any endpoint. The company offers digital signage software, meeting room signs, and applications for targeted messaging to desktops and portable devices. Learn more about Visix digital signage products and services at www.visix.com.
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