With this new plugin, we make it easy for officials and administrators to trigger and send SchoolMessenger notifications from inside InformaCast.
Madison, WI (PRWEB) June 13, 2011
Singlewire Software (http://www.singlewire.com), developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, today announced the release of the new Singlewire SchoolMessenger plugin for InformaCast 8.0.
The SchoolMessenger plugin allows you to include SchoolMessenger notifications as part of an InformaCast broadcast. Once you have an active account on the SchoolMessenger hosted service, you can configure InformaCast to treat SchoolMessenger contacts as new recipients that can be assigned to a recipient group just as you would a phone or a speaker.
“Tens of thousands of schools and universities use the SchoolMessenger service for sending SMS text, voice, and email notification,” states Ken Bywaters, executive vice-president of product development at Singlewire Software. “With this new plugin, we make it easy for officials and administrators to trigger and send SchoolMessenger notifications from inside InformaCast.”
“Singlewire has implemented portions of the SchoolMessenger API in a very innovative way that brings real value to our mutual customers,” said Howard Wood, CTO of SchoolMessenger.
The SchoolMessenger plugin is available for a small fee to any user of InformaCast 8.0 with a valid Singlewire maintenance contract. Additional plugins will be released from Singlewire on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Click to watch a one-minute video on the Singlewire SchoolMessenger plugin at http://www.singlewire.com/plugins.
Singlewire InformaCast is a full-featured, network-based mass notification, emergency communication, and overhead paging system that allows users to simultaneously send an audio and/or text message to a variety of endpoints including IP speakers, Cisco IP phones, overhead paging systems, computer desktops, digital signage, SMS text, social media sites, and more. When configured with the SchoolMessenger plugin, you can expand the reach of an InformaCast broadcast.
The InformaCast platform for mass notification and emergency communication was developed in the weeks following the 9/11 attacks to evacuate federal buildings within 15 minutes. Over 3,000 organizations in 45 countries have implemented InformaCast as their notification and overhead paging system. It can be purchased through registered partners of Singlewire. For more information, visit http://www.singlewire.com/informacast.
About Singlewire Software
Singlewire, based in Madison, WI, develops and supports innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification capabilities. Our main offerings include: InformaCast, InformaCast SE, PushToTalk, and RemotePhoneControl. To learn more, please visit http://www.singlewire.com.
SchoolMessenger is a leading provider of notification solutions for education. Thousands of school districts, public schools, colleges, universities, private schools and other educational facilities in all 50 states depend on the company's innovative solutions to connect and effectively communicate with millions of parents, students and staff every day. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California. For information, visit http://www.schoolmessenger.com or call 888.527.5225.