March 29, 2018

AlertSense Announces Company Name Change to KONEXUS

BOISE, Idaho, March 29, 2018 — AlertSense, the company known for its world-class alerting platform that enables government entities to keep their citizens safe, is changing its name to KONEXUS to better reflect its focus in helping all types of […]
February 13, 2018

Best Practices for Public Alerting

On January 13 one Hawaiian state employee sent out an emergency alert to the entire state, warning residents of an incoming missile strike. There was initial panic over the message, and it was almost 45 minutes before a follow-up message […]
February 5, 2018

Saving Lives with Technology

Joseph Pader lived in Soda Canyon near Napa, California. When wildfires threatened his home, he was lucky enough to get a warning. At around 3 AM, he received an alert from the Napa County Sheriff’s Office—but by then, it was […]
January 30, 2018

History Made: AlertSense Becomes First Company to Broadcast Emergency Alert System Messages in Spanish

BOISE, IDAHO — AlertSense made Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) history on December 27, 2017, when it delivered the first Emergency Alert System (EAS) test message broadcast in Spanish. AlertSense is an alert-origination provider that equips states and local government authorities with […]
November 8, 2017
Se Habla Espanol

Why Your Enterprise Needs Multi-Lingual Crisis Management

Public Alerting during Hurricane Irma When Hurricane Irma threatened Miami in September 2017, it posed a greater threat to the city’s 1.9 million residents who speak a language other than English at home. While Miami’s preferred language is Spanish, emergency […]
May 25, 2017

New AlertSense Notification System a money saver for Valencia , New Mexico

LOS LUNAS — As a way to improve communications with the public, the Valencia Regional Emergency Communications Center is using a new notification system, and is encouraging residents to sign up. Aaron Chavez, the administration services director for VRECC, said […]
March 31, 2017
Jefferson, Saline and Gage Counties now have a way to receive important alerts in emergency situations through a new program that launched on Tuesday. Now, citizens are being asked to sign up to receive these alerts. Emergency Manager for Jefferson […]
March 30, 2017
New App from AlertSense used in Nampa, ID to keep citizens safe NAMPA, ID – The Nampa Police Department is getting ready to launch its new innovative mass notification program and is urging the public to get on board. Currently, […]
March 30, 2017
Umatilla County, OR part of AlertSense network PENDLETON, Oregon – Umatilla County is using the AlertSense emergency notification system. Emergency Manager Thomas Roberts says the process of selecting a service was already underway when he came on board, and it’s […]
March 30, 2017

AlertSense is awarded NJPA Contract for Mass Communications/Emergency Messaging

 NJPA Contract Award   Contract#: 031913-MSU Category: Technology, Security & Communication Solutions Description: Mass Communications/Emergency Messaging AlertSense, Inc. provides mass notification services and emergency alerting for diverse industry segments, including federal, state and local government, utility and infrastructure, healthcare, education, […]
March 30, 2017

AlertSense system now in use in Fillmore County, NE

Fillmore County is now using the AlertSense emergency alert and notification system. This is a new system and replaces the former Code Red program used by the county. “The AlertSense system allows the county to send emergency alerts, severe weather […]
March 29, 2017

Are you Ready? A visual checklist to help prepare your Emergency Kit

In case of an emergency you may need to rely on the food, water and miscellaneous supplies you have gathered and are ready to use for at least 3 days. Help is on the way, but it could take hours […]