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Amika Mobile's Amika Mobility Server (AMS) has been named an ASIS 2012 Accolades Finalist in relation to innovative technology addressing public safety and security. The automatic discovery of wired and wireless devices by AMS makes it ideal for public places like airports, sports arenas, and entertainment venues where people are not always pre-registered to receive alerts in case of emergencies. The auto-detection, management and alerting of emergency sensor events triggered from disparate physical security systems such as fire panels is another key capability of the AMS. In relation to this, Amika Mobile announces its completed integration with Edwards FireWorks™ as requested by its customers, this is an event-driven system for emergencies integrated with fire, life safety and property protection.
The drivers for the fire safety and security market include regulations such as the NFPA 72-2010 Fire Safety Act as well as heightened requirements for security and safety in all sectors. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the life safety services industry generates an estimated $12 billion in annual revenues in the US alone. Of this, $7 billion is in design, fabrication and installation; $3 billion is in repair, service, and inspection work; and $2 billion is in alarm and detection systems installation that include sensor event monitoring and alerting.
The AMS platform automatically delivers identified events to appropriate individuals, groups or en masse based on situational needs. Any event or group of events received by FireWorks™ may be delivered to designated individuals or groups on mobile or connected devices such as desktops or security monitoring stations. Other dynamic events that the AMS processes include card access under duress, exceeded temperature thresholds, detected camera motion, gas panel events, HVAC events, etc.
About Amika Mobile Amika Mobile is privately held specializing in critical and emergency mass notification solutions. AMS is also ideal for communities, airports, sports arenas, shopping centers and campuses whose visitors are not always pre-registered in a contacts database. The AMS alerts over 16 layers including WiFi, SMS, Email, VoIP, PA systems, Message Boards, Twitter, RSS Feeds, Facebook, etc. The AMS can trigger alerts based on disparate sensor events from access control, fire panels, cameras, etc. AMS monitors local weather through CAP and CAP-CP, NAADS, NOAA, etc. Emergency and critical alerts are ideal for those concerned with public safety and security. Amika Mobile has won 12 awards and sells products through partners, and OEMs to service providers or platform vendors. See www.amikamobile.com or follow Amika Mobile on Twitter or Facebook.
About ASIS 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 2012 is the 58th session taking place September 10-13, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. Exhibits feature the latest security technology and innovations and provide a forum for 700 companies to demonstrate the cutting-edge security products and services that are shaping the security industry today. ASIS 2012 is expected to receive approximately 20,000 attendees concerned with security and safety from all sectors.
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