Emergency Alerting for Public Safety – Top 10 needs – # 6 – Transient Users

Many users are walking around with mobile devices today – the latest figures show that 4.1 Billion people have mobile phones. Couple that with the fact that more laptops than desktops are sold now with the 2009 figures showing over 177M sold, it is clear that the world is more mobile than ever. This means that people are often engrossed while they are moving about on their mobile devices. This is why emergency notification systems cannot ignore WiFi as a student in residence on a campus in the basement is more likely to get a WiFi alert than an SMS alert. …Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima, CEO Amika Mobile

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