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Singlewire Software Announces the Release of the Singlewire Paging Gateway for Deploying InformaCast® Across a WAN (Wide Area Network)

The Singlewire Paging Gateway™ provides InformaCast users with more options for deploying mass notification and overhead paging to remote locations when multicast is not supported.


Singlewire Software, LLC, (www.singlewire.com) today announced the release of the Paging Gateway, a solution designed to allow InformaCast’s® audio broadcasts across a network that does not/cannot support multicast traffic on the IP data network.

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Topics: paging gateway, unicast, Press Release, Multicast

Singlewire Software and Valcom to Provide PoE (Power over Ethernet) Analog Clock with Talkback Speaker for use with InformaCast

Valcom clock/speaker device addresses demand in K-12 schools for an IP-based device featuring an analog clock face.


Singlewire Software, LLC, (www.singlewire.com), and Valcom (www.valcom.com) today announced the release of an InformaCast compatible analog clock/talkback speaker. The new analog clock/talkback speaker is a PoE (Power over Ethernet) device that provides audio and time synchronization via InformaCast and the IP data network. The clock-speaker pairing comes with a faceplate and options for recessed or surface wall mounting.

“K-12 customers have repeatedly asked us for this combination, because they want to blend the look of the traditional clock face with the IP speaker on the network. This approach still gives them the ability to connect to InformaCast, the industry-leading mass notification and bell scheduling solution” states Pat Scheckel, vice president of business development for Singlewire Software.

“We are pleased to be extending our offering of InformaCast compatible audio endpoints and answering the call we’ve heard from our customers for this analog clock and IP speaker product,” states John Mason, President of Valcom, Inc.

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Topics: ip speakers, Valcom, Press Release

Singlewire Software and Barix Align to Provide Solutions for Overhead Paging, Mass Notification, and Physical Security

Singlewire Software, LLC, (www.singlewire.com), developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, today announced integration with Barix (www.barix.com), developer of IP-based audio, control, monitoring and automation devices, for providing InformaCast-compliant notification with Exstreamer IP audio decoders and Barionet contact closure interfaces.

Singlewire InformaCast is a full-featured, network-based mass notificationemergency communication, and overhead paging system that allows users to simultaneously send an audio and/or text message to a variety of endpoints including IP speakers, Cisco IP phones, overhead paging systems, computer desktops, digital signage, SMS text, social media sites, and more. InformaCast can also be used to send bell tones for passing bells in K-12 schools and shift changes in manufacturing environments.

Barix Exstreamer and Barionet devices allow integration and alarm triggers to and from real-world interfaces such as loudspeakers, PA systems, relays, horns, contact closures, push buttons, and displays. The devices are open-standards-compliant, intelligent IP I/O controllers that directly interface to common electrical interfaces, providing options for two-way audio support and tighter integration to loudspeakers.

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Topics: Contact Closures, Barix, Press Release, InformaCast

Singlewire Software and Valcom partner to offer InformaCast®-compliant IP speaker endpoints and solutions for emergency and mass notification and overhead paging

MADISON, WI – January 22, 2010 – Singlewire Software, LLC, (www.singlewire.com), developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, today announced a partnership with Valcom (www.valcom.com), manufacturer of loudspeaker, telecommunications, and intercom paging systems, for producing InformaCast-compliant speaker endpoints.

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Topics: ip speakers, Valcom, Press Release, InformaCast

New Company Formed to Focus on Mass Notification and Physical Security Systems

New Company Formed to Focus on Mass Notification and Physical Security Systems

Madison, WI – April 1, 2009 – Singlewire Software, LLC, (www.singlewire.com) today announced its formation as a company to focus on building applications for the Unified Communications and physical security spaces. Singlewire Software has acquired the assets of Berbee Software, including the InformaCast® family of IP notification applications, from CDW Corporation. Singlewire Software intends to continue the enhancement of the InformaCast platform to include the integration of its notification technology into the physical security space. The company will be headquartered in Madison, WI.

Paul Shain, former CEO of Berbee and former Senior VP at CDW, will be serving as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ken Bywaters, current Practice Manager for Berbee Software, will become Executive Vice President of Product Management. Greg Sliwicki, former President of Berbee and former VP of Sales at CDW, will become Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Brett Rimkus, former CFO at Berbee and former CDW Vice President of Business Development, will become Chief Financial Officer. In addition, the engineering and sales team currently supporting the applications as Berbee Software will become employees of Singlewire Software.

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Topics: mass communications, Berbee, Press Release, InformaCast, emergency communication

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