10 Enterprise Requirements for Critical & Emergency Alerts: #10 Lockdowns

An area where there is a growing need is lockdowns. Sometimes, a shooter or danger exists in a facility and a lockdown needs to be initiated. It is important to ensure that the lockdown does not place more people in danger but not allowing them to get out of a fire or some other dangerous situation. However, in live shooter incidents, a lockdown can save many lives as long as the shooter is kept out of a full classroom or room full of possible victims. Tracking the shooter moving through the facility and then causing a lockdown that would block them from others would be ideal. This scenario is becoming more real with today’s physical system security systems integrated with event or rules-based logic that would allow an event to trigger a lockdown. …Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima, CEO Amika Mobile

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