When you need to quickly alert your employees to the crisis situation, you can do so using DeskAlerts
Save critical time by sending a pre-defined message to a pre-defined audience. Emergency alerts can be sent without logging into the system – send them directly from your computer desktop. And if you don’t have access to a computer while an emergency situation is unfolding, you can deliver notifications through a separate iPhone or Android mobile application.
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The DeskAlerts mass alert system can be specified in your emergency notification plan so that staff understand how to use it to make beneficial in the following ways:
The value of the emergency notification app is that when something happens - you don't need to run to the pc to spread messages - the panic button is already in your pocket.
"DeskAlerts provided a reliable communications channel, which was proven to be vital in the state of emergency during terror attack, in the event of usual channels being overloaded and inaccessible."
In the dashboard of the emergency notification app you can create a virtual “panic button” that you can press to send critical notifications. Sending mass notifications via this tool is not only quick and convenient, but can help you to save lives.
For the system to be effective you should have set up pre-made templates ahead of time so you can quickly deliver the relevant information about the threat when it occurs, saving valuable time in the process.
Templates can be customized as much as you need, including adjusting colors, titles and text. You can even insert images such as evacuation maps or video files.
You have control over which users the messages will be sent to. For example if the emergency is affecting one floor of a building only, you can send just those save time by preparing users the critical alert.
The DeskAlerts mass alert system gives you control over your alert notifications. You can control the type of alert you send as well as how often you send it and how it looks.
You can customize the emergency notification’s appearance and set the size and position of where the message will display on users’ screens. You can even send as a full-screen alert, which is recommended to grab attention during a crisis.
Shortcuts can be configured to send an emergency ticker followed by either a long or short message. (At this stage desktop shortcuts are only available for Windows users, and the emergency alert app is available for Android and iOS).
Other channels can be utilized to send emergency alerts including email and as an SMS emergency notification system. DeskAlerts can also provide an app for sending emergency broadcast system alerts to phones and other mobile devices.
Send messages that will remove itself from history once the user closes the alert window.
Your emergency alerts will be prioritized even if your computer unit is locked, on screensaver mode, or sleeping. It helps you keep noted despite uncontrollable circumstances.
Message status reports will be sent to the server with recorded dates. This will allow the server to track messages down to particular users and connected individual devices.
The EAS shows senders indicators that will prove that the receivers have read the messages.
The messages you have to read will disappear from your monitor after a short time.
Automate message sending, send identical messages across the EAS network in customizable intervals in an automated fashion.