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[November 29, 2012]

Free Webinar: Crowdsourcing Security with Anonymous Tipping Systems

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Finding practical ways to enhance campus security without large add-on costs is a continuing challenge for schools. Anonymous tipping systems offer a powerful tool to rapidly and affordably boost security by leveraging a near-ubiquitous technology on today's campus - the cell phone. College administrators, campus safety directors, and CTOs are invited to learn more in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 12th, at 1:00 p.m. EST entitled "Crowdsourcing Security: Implementing an Anonymous Tipping System." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121129/PH20872) Peter Ossmann, assistant director of emergency management at Siena Heights University (SHU) will discuss the experiences and lessons his school has learned over the course of two years with uTip, an anonymous tipping system that utilizes text messaging, the web, and printed posters.

"The tipping system we chose to implement offers us an important communication link from students to the administration," Ossmann says. "We've learned a lot over the last two years, including new and innovative uses for our system and I'm anxious to share that with others." Ossmann will discuss the steps SHU took to evaluate and implement a system, and then build recognition among students and faculty to promote its use. SHU also uses the system to offer a unique customer service feature during events, an aspect that Ossmann will cover as well.

This free online seminar is sponsored by e2Campus, the leading provider of intuitive safety communication solutions for schools.

Registration is available at www.e2Campus.com/webinars.

About e2CampusUsed by more than 800 schools around the country, e2Campus is the leading safety communication solution for schools. The e2Campus 360 Safety Suite includes uAlert, uTip, uSafe, uConference, Hotline and the Multimodal Showcase. The award-winning flagship service, uAlert, is the first and most trusted unified emergency notification system in education. Higher education clients include large universities such as Arizona State, Penn State, and Cal Poly as well as smaller colleges with less than 100 students. K12 clients include large school districts such as St. Tammany Parish Public School System to small private day schools. To learn more, visit www.e2Campus.com. Existing client administrators can discover online resources in a peer-driven community at www.e2Campus.org.

About OmnilertOmnilert, LLC develops intuitive communication technologies that keep communities safe and connected. The company's flagship service is a Tier-1 interactive unified mass notification system that enables a single person to communicate critical information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device or service. This affords better crisis communications, emergency management, business continuity, and disaster recovery. The award-winning company's 9,000 clients include the U.S. Army, Verizon Wireless, Bayer, Mazda, Arizona State University, Penn State, Marine Corps Marathon, YMCA, American Red Cross, and UNICEF. Omnilert solutions are sold under the brand names e2Campus, Amerilert, and RainedOut. The privately held company is headquartered in Leesburg, Va., and at www.omnilert.com online.

SOURCE e2Campus by Omnilert, LLC

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