Talk-A-Phone, Niles, Ill., announced the integration of its VOIP-500 series phone / WEBS® Paging Module with the Rave SafeCampus suite from Rave Mobile Safety. The combined solution provides higher- education institutions with a single point of control for managing emergency notifications across all modes of communication and types of devices, including VOIP-500 series phones and WEBS paging devices, greatly enhancing the ability to rapidly notify students, faculty and staff during emergencies, according to Talk-A-Phone.

“Integrating Talk-A-Phone’s campus safety products with Rave SafeCampus is a powerful combination,” said Matt Serra, senior director of product management for Rave Mobile Safety. “Our standards-based technology easily integrates with Talk-A-Phone, creating a solution that can be quickly deployed for enhanced safety and effective communications across an entire community.”

Talk-A-Phone serves security markets through national distributors and integrators with products for emergency communications, mass notification, intercom and area-of-refuge applications.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the new partnership with Rave Mobile Safety,” said Samuel Shanes, chairman and CEO of Talk-A-Phone Co. “Integrating Talk-A-Phone’s VOIP-500 series phones and WEBS paging devices with the Rave SafeCampus offers our joint higher education clients a new standard in enhanced campus safety.”

The companies described Rave SafeCampus as an easy-to-use, integrated suite of applications — Rave Alert, Rave Guardian and Eyewitness. It allows those in campus safety, emergency management, student affairs and students to each have the applications and information they need to ensure efficient bi-directional communications with their entire campus community, all within a single integrated environment.

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