Sandia Labs Introduces the IPAWS that Refreshes

Page, Douglas
December 2007
Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the introduction of the Intergrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) in a pilot program from Sandia National Laboratories in the U.S. It was designed to create means by which authorities can address or warn the public over a broad range of communication devices under any conditions. IPAWS includes deployment of enhanced Web Alert and Relay Network (WARN) that provides emergency operations staff with collaboration tools.


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