Amika Mobile Named ASIS 2011 Accolades Finalist for Emergency Mass Notification Platform
Ottawa, September 15, 2011 - Amika Mobile's Amika Mobility Server (AMS) has been named an ASIS Accolades Finalist in relation to ground breaking innovation addressing two gaps in public safety and security. First, the automatic discovery of wired and wireless devices and second, the auto-detection and management of emergency sensor events triggered from disparate physical security systems.
IMS Research describes the mass notification market as $1.2 Billion in 2011. The drivers for the market include regulations such as the NFPA 72-2010 Fire Safety Act as well as heightened requirements for security and safety in all sectors.
Amika Mobility Server's capability is especially important for airports, sports arenas, entertainment venues and campuses where visitors must be reached in emergencies. The AMS platform automatically delivers identified events to appropriate groups based on situational details. Dynamic events include card access under duress, exceeded temperature thresholds, detected motion from cameras, fire panel events, etc.
AMS 6.0 introduces a generic integration architecture, enabling rapid integration with additional third-party equipment and applications. Dynamically captured events from any monitoring sensor product from any vendor are automatically clustered and disambiguated to issue a single, group or mass alert as required. The dynamic events trigger alerts over 10 possible layers including mobile phones, tickers on TV monitors, Email, SMS, Twitter, RSS Feeds, VoIP, Smartphones, laptop or desktop pop-ups, identifying recipients by dynamic locations or team membership.
Amika Mobile is privately held and specializes in emergency mass notification solutions. The Amika Mobility Server ensures people are found in an emergency due to its unique auto-discovery capability, which finds anyone on the wired or wireless network even if they are not pre-registered in a database. This product is ideal for airports, sports arenas, shopping centers and any campus with visitors. Database pre-registration is described as the Achilles' heel of emergency mass notification systems. The AMS alerts over WiFi, SMS, Email, VoIP, PA systems, Message Boards and the Web including Twitter and Facebook. Emergency alerts are ideal for those concerned with public safety as per FEMA's directives for emergency notification systems. Amika Mobile has won 12 awards and was named an IDC Top 10 Mobile Solution to watch. Amika Mobile sells products through partners and system integrators and it OEMs to service providers and platform vendors focusing on North America and Europe with later expansion to Asia. All copyrights, trademarks and trade names are property of Amika Mobile. See www.amikamobile.com.
ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, founded in 1955; ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals. ASIS 2011 is the 57th session taking place September 19-22, 2011 in Orlando, FL. Exhibits featuring the latest security technology and innovations and providing a forum for 700 companies to demonstrate the cutting-edge security products and services that are shaping the security industry today are featured.