Archive Tag: Emergency Notification System


How Effective Emergency Notification Technology Responds To A Variety Of Emergencies

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While we may hear about active shooter-related lockdowns most often, there are a variety of potential challenges for which a school can employ an emergency notification system. In fact, according to The U.S. Department of Education’s Building Blocks to School Safety Report, schools should have an emergency operations plan in place that considers all threats […]

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Paging, Bells, and Clocks: Synchronized Solutions for Educational Facilities

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In a school community, each day is driven by the clock and bell schedule. That schedule can shift each day with special schedules, early dismissals, and other events. That’s why at Eastern DataComm, we provide comprehensive solutions for educational facilities to enhance daily communications and keep the daily routines your school depends on in sync. […]

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Is Your School District’s Phone System Compliant With New FCC Regulations?

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In light of two recent federal laws strengthening the effectiveness of emergency calls, many schools are taking a more critical look at their multiline telephone systems. Today, we’re sharing some of the key aspects of these two laws and an opportunity to better understand their impact while implementing changes that help ensure the safety and […]

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Case Study: Park Ridge (NJ) School District


District Implements Leading-Edge Communication And Emergency Notification Systems With Help From Eastern DataComm. The Park Ridge School District comprises three schools with more than 1,200 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Events like Superstorm Sandy and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were shocking demonstrations of the need for reliable emergency notification and communications systems. […]

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What To Look For When Selecting Your Access Control System

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Does your current access control system need an upgrade? Are you thinking about bringing this technology to your school district, business, or municipality? Here are three key areas to evaluate whether you’re considering installing or upgrading your access control system. Do You Need A Way To Improve Daily Operations Or Automate Intruder Prevention? Do any […]

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Is Your Emergency Notification System Working for You? Here’s How to Tell

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School and government administrators have had an overwhelming volume and variety of unprecedented issues to handle these last two years. Not only has COVID-19 altered the physical and psychological landscape of schools, but there has also been an increase in serious incidents such as multi-victim homicides being perpetrated in educational facilities across the country. These […]

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LENS Customization Meets School District’s Unique Safety Requirements

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In the wake of the horrific 2018 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a Federal Commission on Safety was established to research and recommend best practice solutions to improve school safety. As part of its final report, the commission recommended a multilayered approach to physical security that addresses the needs […]

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