New campus safety platform - Ping4

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Ping4 is a new mobile safety platform that offers an innovative and effective new way for higher education institutions to leverage mobile technology to keep their students and community safe.

For every college and university, the safety and protection of its campus community is of primary importance. Recent events have shown an increase in campus crime, assaults, and even a tragic loss of life. Ping4 enables local public safety agencies to issue real-time, rich-media, location-based alerts to an area of their choosing, whether a portion of the campus (for example, over the stadium during a sporting event) or to the entire campus. Any smartphone with Ping4 installed (a free app available in the App Store or Android Market) will instantly receive a “ping” or push notification with information and instructions about the emergency or situation.

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