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Healthcare Facility Simplifies Paging with InformaCast

Keep Key Personnel Informed

Safety and security is important for any organization, but InformaCast customers use our mass notification software to keep personnel informed about all kinds of events. Aspirus in northern Wisconsin deploys InformaCast across its facilities to standardize paging procedures. This has led to faster response times since staff only need to press a button on their Cisco phones to initiate a message.

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At Aspirus, InformaCast is used for Critical Code Blue paging. The staff at Aspirus is sensitive to the stress families endure when loved ones go in for surgery. Under the previous paging system, messages were heard throughout the whole hospital. But with InformaCast, staff can be more selective about where the message is heard. That means medical personnel are informed without causing unneeded stress for families. 

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Topics: InformaCast, Overhead Paging, healthcare

eBook - IP Paging vs Analog Paging

phone pagingHow do you choose between IP paging and analog paging? This new eBook from Singlewire Software explains the differences between IP paging and traditional analog paging and will help you decide what mass notification system is right for your organization. 

What is IP paging?

Internet Protocol (IP) paging is network-based paging. It allows a user to communicate to all devices on the network, including phones, speakers, digital signage, strobes, clocks, and more.

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Topics: analog paging, InformaCast, ip paging, Overhead Paging

How are Manufacturing Organizations Using InformaCast?

Singlewire recently surveyed a cross section of our manufacturing customers to find out how they were using InformaCast in their organizations.

While almost all of those surveyed are using InformaCast for everyday phone paging and emergency notification, some are also using InformaCast for emergency call monitoring and alerting, as well as integration with manufacturing monitoring systems. 

Read about how Health and Safety Engineers are using the InformaCast Machine-to-Machine (M2M) plugin to integrate with monitoring systems and keep everybody in their facilities safe. 

We asked "How often do you use InformaCast for paging or notification in a given year?"emergency notification 50% of organizations reported using InformaCast more than 500 times a year, while 80% of organizations are using InformCast more than 100 times a year year. 

We also asked customers to share any interesting or important ways they are using InformaCast. Most reported that they are using InformaCast to improve emergency response times or send out weather notifications. One company reported that they are using InformaCast to schedule "stretching" break periods during the day, to encourage their employees to get up and stretch in order to avoid future health issues related to prolonged sitting.

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Topics: InformaCast, Overhead Paging, Emergency Notification, manufacturing

Learn How Your School Can Be More Safe with InformaCast

It’s that time of year again. Bright yellow school buses dot the morning commute, backpack-laden children walk the sidewalks, and the smell of newly-sharpened pencils is in the air.

The start of a new school year can seem as sure and predictable as the change from summer heat to autumn leaves. It is important to realize, however, that even normal situations can quickly turn into emergencies. Being prepared for whatever may arise is extremely important for the safety and well-being of students and staff.     

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Topics: school notification, Redlands, Uplift Education, InformaCast, K-12, School Bell Software, Overhead Paging, Emergency Notification

Overhead Paging Demonstration of Singlewire InformaCast

 

Singlewire InformaCast can be used for mass notification, emergency notification, clock and bell scheduling (for school class and shift changes), and overhead paging. The following video shows several examples of how InformaCast can be used for sending different types of overhead pages throughout an organization.

Watch the video below to learn more.

 

 
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Topics: ip paging, Overhead Paging, Emergency Notification

School Bell Systems - 5 Resources for School Bell Wav Files

school bell software systemInformaCast simplifies your school bell system allowing you to make quick changes to your schedules in a simple web portal and customize the bell tones heard throughout your district.

Here are five websites, where you can find school bell wav files to use with InformaCast.
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Topics: mass notification, K-12, School Bell Software, campus safety, Overhead Paging

Cisco Paging - Software for Sending an Overhead Page

Turn your Cisco phone network into a robust mass notification system with InformaCast.

Singlewire Software’s InformaCast IP Broadcasting Solution (for Windows or virtualized environments) revolutionizes organization-wide communication by allowing you to simultaneously send an audio stream and text message to variety of endpoints including IP speakers, Cisco IP phones, overhead paging systems, computer desktops, digital signage, social media sites, and more. With the push of a single button on a phone or a single click from a PC, you can send a live, recorded, or scheduled message to one or more paging groups.

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Topics: Cisco, ip paging, ip phones, Overhead Paging

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