Emergency Alert System for Extreme Weather Conditions
Storms and extreme temperatures are ever more frequent the Mid European latitudes. According to statistics, twice as many natural disasters occurred in Germany in the last ten years compared to previous decades and these catastrophes cause casualties and millions of euros of damage. The problem is: how to alert the public in due time in case of storm, tempest or flood? This is particularly difficult at night or in case of power blackout.
e*Message have introduced a novel “storm siren” which provides nation-wide coverage for warning the public rapidly and efficiently in case of imminent local, regional or national disaster.
The technology uses a low-cost module with low power consumption (e*WM) that can be integrated into nearly every electronic device to make it an “intelligent siren”. The alert message is acoustic, alphanumeric or transferred to another device for further processing. The new warning module requires no SIM card and is totally independent from telephone networks. Moreover, it is distinctively more precise, flexible and efficient than conventional sirens. The technology uses e*Message’s satellite-based data broadcast network with nation-wide coverage and thus remains operational even under extreme conditions.
Link to e*Message