New technologies for the deaf have been developed over the past few years, making safety easier for the hearing impaired. Most of the population may rely on sound to communicate danger, but new technology adapted for the deaf community can provide additional or supplemental cues that can help anyone get to safety or recruit help
After an ambulance arrives on the scene of an emergency, EMTs often have very few minutes to assess a patient, determine what happened, and enact the most appropriate life-saving intervention. If only each patient were carrying a sign with a summary of their entire medical history! This, however, would be remarkably impractical. So, a neatly
For people who have chronic health conditions (as well as many others), wearing a medical alert bracelet daily is a significant part of their every day safety. But, for the most part, they consist of clunky steel tags or cheap-looking plastic bracelets. Whether you have a special event where a tacky metal bracelet just won’t
Smoke detectors are becoming a standard and mandatory fixture in all new houses and apartments. While standard smoke alarms serve a majority of the population, they do not necessarily work for everyone. Nearly 36 million Americans are hearing impaired, a number that is growing as the general population ages, leaving a large percentage of people
Contacting dispatch is a stressful and necessary first step in the event of an emergency. Smart911 can help in this situation because it collects the information dispatch operators need to know about a caller before sending aid. At the end of the day, absolute safety for you, your family and property is the end goal.
When medical alert systems first appeared on the market, the premise was simple: get the right type of help, get it quickly, and get it without hassle. However, the logistics involved in “prompt help” are not always straightforward. From panic buttons to automated alarms and voice verification, medical alert system platforms can offer vastly different
Alarm Relay: Public Safety Since 1972 After being the victim of two burglaries in 1972, Paul Piscatelli decided it was time for better security and alarm monitoring service. Unsatisfied with the available options, he founded what is now Alarm Relay with a single promise: To provide a better, more affordable way to protect people and
Rescu is an important personal safety tool for those who travel frequently. Rescu, a modern personal emergency response system, is highly effective when paired with smart home systems. For travelers, this is especially true because of the unique way Rescu works. Rescu sends help to your home or other identified address without you needing to