August 24, 2017

Mass Notification System: Guiding Your Business Through Disaster

Mass Notification System: Guiding Your Business Through Disaster Many organizations have done a good job of establishing plans for disaster response and disaster recovery. Businesses that have put thought into it even have multiple plans depending on expected emergency types – fire, natural disaster, shooter, server loss, data breach, ransomware. For the most prepared of […]
August 24, 2017

Nurse Call Systems and HCAHPS Scores

Nurse Call Systems and HCAHPS Scores There are a number of ways to help improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores. These begin and end with service to a patient – have you helped that patient address their concerns and made them feel comfortable and cared for while at your hospital? Do patients feel more knowledgeable? Hospitals […]
August 14, 2017

Making Sense of Panic Alarms: 2 State, Duress Codes, & Wireless

Making Sense of Panic Alarms: 2 State, Duress Codes, & Wireless You may think a panic alarm is as simple as something as a holdup alarm. You press it, law enforcement comes. It can be if this is what you need, but there are other types of alarms and variations on this that give you […]
August 14, 2017

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade The Promenade is an incredible mall located in Bolingbrook. We were entrusted with designing and implementing the entire fire alarm system here. Fire safety may seem pretty straightforward, but the Promenade demands extra considerations. These are 10 buildings making up the grounds. Eight of these contain multiple retail tenants – […]
August 14, 2017

You Need Holdup Alarms in Your Business

You Need Holdup Alarms in Your Business Many businesses overlook the need for holdup or panic alarms. These types of emergency buttons can mean the difference between life and death. Holdup alarms are features of a burglar alarm system. If you or an employee hits the alarm, it notifies a monitoring center that you require […]
August 11, 2017

5 Factors That Feed into a Good CCTV Set-up

5 Factors That Feed into a Good CCTV Set-up CCTVs for security can be a smart economic choice. It helps free up personnel to do other jobs outside of monitoring areas of a building. Monitoring can also be done at a central location. One. CCTVs aren’t hackable like in TV shows. You can mix and […]
August 9, 2017

Safety & Speed at the Chicagoland Speedway

Safety & Speed at the Chicagoland Speedway When CES did the infrastructure cabling for the Chicagoland Speedway, we had to pull out all the stops. This was the first speedway of its kind in the entire region, making it a landmark. This is effectively a full sized stadium: it seats up to 55,000 and hosts […]
August 8, 2017

6 Benefits of a Mass Notification System

6 Benefits of a Mass Notification System A mass notification system allows your business to easily notify employees and coordinate a plan in case of crisis or disaster. It has many benefits that help you manage a crisis from a centralized location. A mass notification system is designed to communicate messages out to any and […]
August 7, 2017

Mass Notification: Take the Unpredictability of a Crisis Away

Mass Notification: Take the Unpredictability of a Crisis Away It used to be that crisis was an idea that happened to other businesses. You heard about it in rumors passed along around the water cooler – that a new hire came from an organization that went under because it couldn’t handle a crisis. Yet this […]