Innovations

Future-proof your investment

Omnilert has established a culture of innovation spanning more than a decade.  This ensures that you stay ahead of the curve as constant upgrades and enhancements embrace communications technology that may not yet exist today.

 

Omnilert’s Industry-Leading Firsts

  • First mass text messaging service for schools to alert students and parents, called e2Campus
  • First ENS reviewed favorably by Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Tech Introduction Panel (TIP)
  • First to offer mobile opt-in to emergency notification systems (ENS)
  • First ENS capable of same day setup for live implementation
  • First ENS capable of 30-minute setup for live implementation
  • First to offer opt-out manager to walk clients through bulk registration instead of user opt-in
  • First to offer Auto Opt-Out letting users schedule their own removal from alerts during initial signup
  • First to offer SmartCode technology enabling clients to display ENS functionality on clients’ own website
  • First ENS for schools to integrate with the OASIS Common Alerting Protocol (CAP)
  • First ENS to unify disparate emergency alerting systems into one intuitive screen
  • First ENS to integrate with Facebook
  • First ENS to integrate with Twitter
  • First ENS to integrate with RSS
  • First ENS to integrate with digital signage
  • First ENS to integrate with alert beacons
  • First ENS to integrate with giant voice systems
  • First ENS to integrate with public address systems and fire alarm enunciators
  • First ENS to integrate with desktop alerting systems
  • First ENS to broadcast via TTY/TDD for hearing-impaired
  • First ENS to initiate alerts from a smartphone without making a call
  • First ENS to offer Single Sign-On with Shibboleth
  • First to offer webinar series on best practices in emergency notification and crisis communications
  • First anonymous text-a-tip service for schools, called uTip, enabling crime tips to come in via text message
  • First to offer bully deterrent system combining technology with psychology to deter bullies, called Bully-Buster
  • First to offer free group text messaging service for sports leagues and events, called RainedOut
  • RainedOut is first social media network with no requirement for usernames or passwords for subscribers
  • First to offer self-serve mobile advertising embedded in another party’s text messages
  • First to offer FREE+ fundraising capability that allows RainedOut clients to raise money while sending alerts
  • First to offer an industrial-grade text message dispatch service for fire fighters, called Amerilert First Responder
  • First text messaging dispatch system to receive replies from responders
  • First to launch a Multimodal Showcase enabling clients to shop for 3rd party ENS endpoints
  • First ENS to offer a character counter for dispatchers to instantly determine proper message length
  • First to offer clients a Hotline that answers 1000s of calls without busy signals or load on client’s telco network
  • First ENS offering instant crisis collaboration, called uConference, allowing clients to create virtual situation rooms via ad hoc secure outbound teleconference calls
  • First ENS with “SMS Inbox” that manages ongoing text message dialog with emergency alert recipients
  • First ENS with “Scenario Manager” that initiates pre-planned series of communications with one click

 

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