Advanced, Campus-Wide Crisis Communication Solutions
Overview and Benefits
AtHoc’s new-generation, end-to-end crisis communication and emergency notification solution suite heightens personal protection for university students and staff per Clery Act, by leveraging the power of mobility, cloud, social media, and the IP network. AtHoc’s advanced life safety capabilities deliver shared 360° situation visibility, mobile freedom of movement, and collaborative, 2-way interaction via rich multimedia information among multiple teams across widely dispersed campuses. Actionable information directs informed decisions and rapid response to extreme weather, active shooters, fire, and natural disasters, bringing early crisis control and resolution, keeping the campus population safe.
Seamlessly unifying all communication devices, the AtHoc system powers rapid alerts via mobile and smartphones, PCs, IP phones, landlines, email, SMS text, social media, sirens, PA systems, digital displays, fire alarms, walkie-talkies, and more — reaching anyone, anywhere, in real-time.
Efficient and cost-effective, AtHoc’s solution integrates with existing systems and infrastructure, reducing installation and overhead expenses. Transparent system failover ensures continuity of operations, even in extreme conditions.
AtHoc’s Comprehensive Solution Delivers:
AtHoc enterprise-class solutions power rapid, mass interactive alerts in real-time through a multitude of redundant channels and devices, protecting staff and students across widespread campuses from fire, natural disasters (severe weather, earthquakes, floods, etc.) and human-caused threats (active shooters, chemical spills, etc.), speeding crisis response directly to the incident.
AtHoc’s advanced collaborative tools offer a universal 360° perspective into incident details, including the location and condition of people in distress and their needs. The AtHoc solution brings the same event knowledge, awareness, and understanding of an emergency situation to multiple teams.
The AtHoc solution helps safeguard students and staff on the move across widespread campuses via the AtHoc IWS Mobile application.
Quickly issue “report back to duty” communications to essential personnel.
View student and staff location and status via real-time response tracking capability for unprecedented personnel accountability, leveraging the AtHoc IWS Mobile app.
Leading-edge incident visibility tools power informed decisions and actionable information, enabling emergency personnel to effectively direct events in a crisis, delivering early incident control and resolution.
The AtHoc Advantage
Seamlessly unifying all communication devices, alerts can be sent throughout the campus via mobile and smartphones, SMS text, social media, PCs, IP phones, walkie-talkies, landlines, email sirens, PA systems, digital signage displays, fire alarms, and more — reaching anyone, anywhere, in real-time.
The AtHoc IWS Suite can target alerts based on devices, groups, or names; also specific buildings, regions, or zones.
AtHoc delivers freedom and control when and where you need it. Launch or receive alerts on your smartphone with the AtHoc mobile app, (iOS and Android platforms), an integral part of our end-to-end crisis communication solution.
Security personnel or a student can report a crisis with geo-tagged information to the facility operations center with a single click on their smartphone using the AtHoc IWS Mobile app.
The AtHoc solution maintains crucial student and staff contact information through a proven process of integration with existing university data sources as well as student input through a self-service portal.
AtHoc’s enterprise capabilities can be centrally utilized to support a statewide, multi-campus implementation while accommodating the alerting needs of each campus.
Pre-defined notification scenarios help streamline and expedite the alert process.
Monitor video feeds, physical security/life safety sensors and external data sources to auto-trigger alerts and emergency scenarios.