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Singlewire Software Joins Industrial Internet Consortium

Singlewire Software, Developers of the InformaCast Advanced Notification Platform, Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium to Accelerate Innovation and Adoption around the Internet of Things

Industrial-Internet-ConsortiumSinglewire Software, developers of the InformaCast notification platform, today announced its membership in the Industrial Internet Consortium, a not-for-profit international consortium that is setting the architectural framework and direction for the Industrial Internet. Founded in 2014, the mission of the Industrial Internet Consortium is to coordinate initiatives to connect and integrate objects with people, processes, and data using common architectures, interoperability, and open standards. The Consortium is comprised of major technology companies, industrial end-users, government bodies, and academic institutions.

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Topics: Press Release, InformaCast, Industrial Internet Consortium,

Singlewire Software Releases InformaCast Mobile

New broadcast service sends notifications to and from iOS and Android mobile devices

InformaCast MobileSinglewire Software, developer of innovative solutions centered around fast and reliable emergency notification, today announced the release of InformaCast Mobile, a cloud-based broadcast service that allows people to send and receive text, audio, image, and other forms of notification via mobile devices running iOS or Android.

Organizations can send emergency notifications, receive message confirmations, set up user roles and permissions and manage the service via a secure Web portal.

Individual users can download and install the InformaCast Mobile client app on their iOS or Android device, associate themselves with their organization and send and receive notifications based on their assigned user roles.

People who use InformaCast Mobile in conjunction with InformaCast Advanced Notification have the ability to send messages via a mobile device. These messages can reach people who are on-premise (via Cisco IP phones, overhead paging systems, digital displays, computer desktops and more), as well as people who are traveling, off-campus or away from their desks.

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Topics: InformaCast Mobile, Press Release

Singlewire Software Publishes Case Study Featuring Latin School of Chicago's Use of InformaCast for Emergency Notification

Latin School of Chicago uses InformaCast for sending school lockdown and weather alerts, locking electronic doors, and more

InformaCast LogoSinglewire Software, developer of innovative applications centered around fast and reliable emergency notification, today announced the release and publication of the case study, “Latin School of Chicago: Coordinated Notifications and Lockdown.”

The case study features Latin School of Chicago, a private K-12 school located in the heart of the city. The school, which was founded in 1888, is an established part of the community and has ties with several local organizations.



Latin School of Chicago implemented InformaCast to immediately alert staff and students in the event of an emergency. With the touch of a button, the system can send text and audio notifications to all of the school's Cisco IP phones and broadcast audio to overhead speakers in the school's multi-building campus. Administrators also receive automatic email notifications whenever an emergency message goes out, which helps staff members respond faster. InformaCast also integrates with the school's automatic/electronic door lock system to remotely lock doors in the event of a shelter-in-place emergency.

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Topics: Machine-to-Machine, Case Studies, Video, Latin School of Chicago, Press Release, K-12, M2M, Emergency Notification

Singlewire InformaCast Is Now Bundled with Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Business Edition 6000 to Provide Basic Paging and Emergency Notification

Singlewire Software, a developer of network-centric notification software for emergency communication and IP paging, today announced the release of InformaCast Basic Paging with Cisco. InformaCast Basic Paging will initially be bundled and shipped with the latest release of Cisco Unified Communication Manager (CUCM) 9.1 and Cisco Business Edition 6000, followed shortly thereafter with availability for all Cisco CUCM customers running version 8.5 or greater. As a Preferred Solution Developer in the Unified Communications category of the Cisco Developer Network, Singlewire has completed interoperability verification testing required by Cisco. 

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Topics: Cisco, Press Release, InformaCast, ip paging, notification software, Singlewire, Emergency Notification

School Bells and Overhead Paging Keep Redlands Unified School District Schools Running

Redlands LogoThe Redlands Unified School District in California relies on InformaCast for their bells, paging, and alerts.

Singlewire Software, developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, emergency communication, and overhead paging, today announced the release and publication of the case study, “Redlands Unified School District: Reliable School Bells and Overhead Paging.”

The case study features Redlands Unified School District (RUSD) in California. There are approximately 21,400 students and 1,600 staff in the district, which is comprised 16 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an adult education high school, and district facilities.

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Topics: Case Studies, Press Release, InformaCast, ip paging, K-12, School Bell Software

Mass Notification Software for Campus Safety: Columbia College

Columbia College uses InformaCast for sending campus-wide mass notifications andcolumbia college overhead pages when the school needs to close their campus.

Singlewire Software, developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, emergency communication, and overhead paging, today announced the release and publication of the case study, “Columbia College: Quick, Reliable, and Efficient Campus-wide Notification.”

The case study features Columbia College, part of the Yosemite Community College District in Sonora, California. Columbia College uses Singlewire InformaCast, along with a network of 300 IP phones deployed across their campus, to send mass notification messages when they need to close the campus for safety during snow storms or power outages.

Brad Parkel, director of marketing at Singlewire Software comments, “Columbia College uses InformaCast in a very innovative way. They have designed their network in a way that allows notification to be sent to classrooms after the loss of power.”

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Topics: campus emergency, Case Studies, Press Release

Singlewire Releases CallAware 2.0 for InformaCast

emergency communicationThe latest version of Singlewire CallAwareTM detects when a number has been dialed, for example 911, and alerts a pre-defined group of recipients via a text and audio InformaCast broadcast. It also gives them the ability to review a real-time audio recording of the call.

Singlewire Software (, developer of network-centric notification software for overhead paging, mass notification, and emergency communication, today announced the launch of Singlewire CallAware 2.0 for monitoring numbers dialed and call recording.

As a way of further expanding the functionality of InformaCast for notification, CallAware monitors and recognizes numbers dialed within an organization, including 911, and triggers an InformaCast alert message. This vital, real-time notification can immediately be sent to groups of people within the organization who need to know, like staff first responders and building managers. Notification can include a short text and audio description of the caller’s location in addition to a recording of the emergency call. Meanwhile, the call continues to local public safety officials without delay or interruption.

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Topics: Press Release, InformaCast, emergency communication, CallAware

Singlewire Announces Release of InformaCast Virtual Appliance

Singlewire’s new InformaCast Virtual Appliance allows customers to easily deploy InformaCast in virtualized server environments. 

Singlewire Software (, developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, emergency communication, and overhead paging, today announced the release of Singlewire InformaCast Virtual Appliance for deploying InformaCast in virtualized server environments.

InformaCast Virtual Appliance is an alternative way for deploying InformaCast within an organization. Making use of virtualized server environments, InformaCast Virtual Appliance can be installed by downloading a single file that contains the InformaCast application and an operating system. Engineers simply install and configure the virtual appliance in their virtual environment using standard deployment practices. InformaCast users can then access the application via a secure web portal in the same way they would if InformaCast was deployed on a physical server.

InformaCast Virtual Appliance provides a lower cost of ownership to customers because a traditional Windows server license and maintenance costs are no longer necessary. It also allows users to deploy InformaCast more quickly.

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Topics: Press Release, InformaCast, mass notification, Virtual Appliance, mass communication

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