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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2016) - Amika Mobile® is pleased to announce that its Amika® Mobility Server (AMS) platform for critical and emergency communication has been selected as the Best Emergency Communication Solution by Security Products and Security Today Magazine for the second year in a row, after having won in the same category in 2015. The AMS was selected for this award as it continues to push the boundary of innovation in crisis communications including alert response in active shooter and natural disaster situations.
"The GOVIES 2016 award is great recognition for Amika Mobile's efforts as we push the boundary to save lives. The AMS's ability to initiate Lockdowns on the first detection of gunshot, according to First Responders, is the key method to saving lives in active shooter situations. Keeping people informed as the crisis unfolds is also critical as they shelter in place, and this is where our 2-way communications on every mobile device, phone, tablet, desktop, etc. is already saving lives," said Amika Mobile® Co-Founder/CEO Sue Abu-Hakima.
Amika Mobile's recently announced partnership with Tracer Technology Systems to offer Shot Tracer®, a Hosted Service for Gunshot Sensor Detection that leverages the AMS alert response capability, also contributed to this recognition. Shot Tracer® leverages the AMS platform for its targeted alerts to end users, 2-way response capabilities and seamless integration with physical systems to trigger event actions such as automated lockdowns when gunshots are detected. AMS simultaneously alerts ANY layer including SMS, Pop-ups on Smart Phones, Tablets or Desktops, Email, VoIP, Callouts, LMR, Facebook, Twitter, or RSS.
MarketsandMarkets forecasts the Incident and Emergency Management Market to grow from USD 80.10 Billion in 2015 to USD 101.33 Billion in 2020. This growth is driven by many factors including increase in workplace violence, terrorism, natural disasters and heightened awareness of the need for critical and emergency communication during a crisis.
Amika Mobile will demonstrate its award winning products at CANASA Ottawa June 1 booth #206 and ASIS 2016 in Orlando, Florida, September 12-15, 2016.
About Amika Mobile: Amika Mobile® Corporation is privately held specializing in critical and emergency communication and control. Its flagship product, the Amika® Mobility Server (AMS), addresses IOT and BYOD security and is ideal for alert/response in enterprise, community, airport, sports arena, shopping center and campus where visitors may not always be pre-registered in a contacts database since the AMS can auto-discover mobile devices for emergency alert/response. AMS alerts securely over wire or mobile to ANY layer including WiFi, SMS, Email, VoIP, PA systems, Message Boards, Twitter, RSS Feeds, Facebook, etc. AMS and Amika®Panic can trigger lockdowns and alerts based on disparate events from access control, fire panels, cameras, wall mounted, desktop or mobile panic buttons, etc. Amika® Situation Commander tracks event alert/response in real-time. AMS delivers advisory government alerts from NOAA, IPAWS, NAAD System, Alert Ready and MASAS in CAP/CAP-CP formats. Amika Mobile® has won 18 awards and sells products through partners. See www.amikamobile.com
About US GOVIES: These awards honor outstanding security products for federal, state, tribal and local governments in categories critical to government security professionals and their partners in the private sector. Winners are selected by Security Today, and Security Products Magazine. See www.securitytoday.com for more information