What are Panic Button devices?
Panic buttons are small push-button devices that your staff can wear on a lanyard or clipped on. When the button is pressed alerts are sent to notify security and emergency personnel.
Who gets alerts when a panic button is pressed?
When the button is pressed, it will send text and email alerts with pinpoint accuracy of distress location to a list of designated recipients such as security personnel. The distress location also appears on the property’s floor plan.
Do the alerts communicate location updates?
Yes, the alerts are updated every 10 seconds to communicate accurate location information of the person in distress within the property. When the employee is safe from harm, the alert recipient can turn the help request off and document the action taken to address the situation.
Do the push-buttons have to be plugged in?
No, the push-button devices are wireless/battery operated and fully portable.
Do the employees require a smartphone to use the panic button?
No, the panic buttons do not require to be paired to the employee’s smartphone.
How many alert recipients are supported?
The Push Button Alert System can support an unlimited number of alert recipients.
Does it provide pinpoint location accuracy?
Yes. Bluetooth beacons are placed in rooms and other desired areas to determine the location of where the panic button is pressed.
Are there additional installation costs?
No. The installation is included in the cost of the hardware and service.
How long does it take to install the Panic Button System?
A property with up to 300 rooms is installed in one day.
What is included in the solution?
- Wireless Panic Buttons
- Battery-operated Bluetooth Beacons
- Cellular Gateways (only one per floor approximately is required for installation)
- Mobile App and Web Dashboard (For admin use, not required for staff to install)
How many beacons are required per property?
This depends exclusively on the total amount of areas/rooms the building has.
How do we get location accuracy from the system?
Battery operated beacons simply adhere to each area that is defined as a specific location. For example, they can be placed in rooms, by elevators, emergency exits, common areas, etc. The customer defines all the locations they want to include in their deployment. The beacon location is then configured in our system with the room/area assignment during installation.
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