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Jun 3rd, 2017  LUPD Offers EmergenSee For Student Safety

The night shift: LUPD provides late-night services for student safety BY  MARISSA MCCLOY for the Brown and White  Lehigh offers EmergenSee, a mobile app that streams high-quality video and audio directly to responders. The app allows users to communicate with the police via text and alerts the them to the user’s specific location, according to LUPD’s website. EmergenSee can also be used as a virtual escort, which allows the user to set a timer before, for example, walking home at night. If the timer stops before users have reached their destination, the app will alert LUPD. “Any safety application that you have is a great asset,” Shupp said. “People have to use them.” Full Story
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May 3rd, 2017  The Best Travel Apps for 2017

The Gutsy Traveler Marybeth Bond As avid travelers, we want to share the best travel apps we have found useful before and during our journeys worldwide. Detour – Walking tours anytime by local experts, lets you walk around a city’s most fascinating neighborhoods guided by notable people  or renowned experts from those communities. Solotraveller app – Great tool to expand your network of people by connecting with nearby travelers. Browse through numerous profiles and instantly message people to meet up. Overnight, the mobile-forward travel app connecting last-minute travelers with local hosts for same-­day stays,  Check out Hotels.com and Hotel Tonight where you make your reservations after noon for the same day big discounts. To Help Get You Out of a Tight Spot EmergenSee App transforms your smartphone into a […]
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Mar 16th, 2017  How to Survive a Road Trip

Tips for a Stress-Free Family Car Vacation By Linda DiProperzio Taking a road trip this summer? If so, you’re not alone. A Trip Advisor survey found that 89 percent of respondents are planning a vacation, with many driving to their destinations. And there are bound to be lots of people braving the open road with young kids in tow. Before you start envisioning hours of minivan meltdowns and being asked “Are we there yet?” know that you can have a stress-free road trip with your little ones. “My husband and I did one with three young kids, and I was eight months pregnant!” says Dr. Deborah Gilboa, a family physician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “It’s all about adjusting your expectations and planning for as […]
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Sep 10th, 2016  College Campus Safety is a Family Affair

Expert Advice for students and parents on being safe at college By New Caanon, Connecticut Reporter Kirtan Sveda After the carting of plastic crates, comforters, shower caddies and laptops to your child’s dorm, New Canaan experts advise that it is not too late to have the important conversations with your college student about safety during the critical first semester. In the second of our two-part series on college campus safety we talked to local experts about the latest ways campuses are keeping kids safe and how parents can help. “For first-year students, it’s a huge transition,” said Todd Pelozza, director of campus safety for Fairfield University. The campus has made efforts to address the nation’s growing concerns to improve the safety […]
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Mar 16th, 2016  Huffington Post Tells EmergenSee Safety App Story

How Road Rage Incident Prompted Father to Develop Next Wave Safety App There are moments in our lives that serve as major turning points, causing us to reassess what is truly important. Phil Reitnour has had a couple of those events, starting with the death of his beloved wife after a four-year battle with breast cancer. In her final days, Phil made a promise that he would protect their four children and keep them safe. That promise was put to the test a few years ago when Phil and his children were attending the Shane Victorino Golf Benefit in Maui. It was late at night when Phil and the kids left the event, and the road back to their hotel […]
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Nov 17th, 2015  LUPD Reviews Active Shooter Protocol

LUPD sessions educate about active shooter protocol BY  RAPHAEL KHALLOUQI  The Lehigh University Police Department offered a series of emergency preparedness presentations for all Lehigh students, faculty and staff on Nov. 5-6 to prepare individuals if an active shooter were to come to campus. If this were to happen, LUPD recommends calling them instead of 911 because LUPD officers are in a better position to respond quickly, and they know the campus and are familiar with all locations. “If you call the 911 Center, they will take the information, ask for directions or addresses for your location, and then contact us to respond,” said Lehigh Chief of Police Edward Shupp. If there is an active shooter on campus, and a student […]
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Nov 4th, 2015  Verizon Announces EmergenSee As A PAA Winner

2015 Powerful Answers Award Winners Powerful Answers Award announces 12 winners vying for three $1,000,000 prizes Three 2015 Powerful Answers Award $1 million winners to be revealed on December 9 at award event in San Francisco By Jerry Rizzo For Full Article Go To Verizon This past April, over 1,400 entrepreneurs set out on a journey with hopes of taking a big step towards making their world-changing ideas a reality by entering the 2015 Powerful Answers Award contest. Today, twelve winning entrepreneurs have been announced and have received invitations to attend the awards presentation for the 2015 Powerful Answers Award hosted by The Talking Dead’s Chris Hardwick on December 9 in San Francisco, CA. Three $1 million winners will be announced at the […]
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Oct 11th, 2015  INSIDER Online Dating Safety List

4 Tips for Safety in Online Dating By K. Walsh Both real dating and online dating can have dangers. Most people are awesome and just looking to meet other awesome people — but as you might have guessed or even experienced, there are some Grade A Creepers out there, too. It can be especially dangerous on the internet, and you have to take some special steps to protect yourself. And men — this goes for you, too! Everyone should be cautious dating online, regardless of their gender or the gender of their chosen partner. Partners of any gender can get creepy, so it’s important for everyone to protect their physical safety when dating. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to worry about […]
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Oct 7th, 2015  After One Campus Attack, Others Adapt

After One Campus Is Attacked, the Others Adapt The New York Times MOTOKO RICH Reports Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges sent alerts to students and faculty members this past weekend informing them that a posting on social media had threatened violence at an unspecified Philadelphia-area college or university, just days after the killings at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. On Tuesday, after a report of a man brandishing a handgun on the campus of Community College of Philadelphia, the police immediately sent SWAT teams to search buildings room by room. As helicopters hovered, students and faculty were put on lockdown for several hours. While the Oregon shootings have created fresh worries, for most colleges and universities mass shootings are now on the list of […]
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Sep 24th, 2015  Swarthmore Increases Campus Safety With EmergenSee

EmergenSee Joins Swarthmore College To Promote National Campus Safety Awareness Swarthmore Students Download The EmergenSee Safety App At The National Campus Safety Awareness Event   EmergenSee’s Award Winning Campus Safety App, turns student smartphones into a personal safety device.  If a threat arises, the student simply taps the App. EmergenSee will live streams Audio, Video and GPS Location Data directly to Swarthmore’s Campus Safety, providing eyes on the scene in real-time. Traditionally, campuses employed a blue light pole at various spots throughout the campus. The problem is, if you’re not within reach of a working blue light poles or you need to run from a particular area, you have no way to reach campus safety quickly.  EmergenSee’s technology uses a device the […]
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Jul 11th, 2015  Safety App Streams Live Video

Safety App Streams Live Video And GPS with immediately Access to Professional Monitoring Click Image to play “How To Video” In today’s increasingly dangerous campus environments, Realtors entering vacant houses meeting customers, students scared walking home late into the evening, road rage, assault, life threatening allergies and various emergency medical conditions can occur when you least expect it. You have to have a security system that delivers reassurance anytime, anywhere you are. The EmergenSee Personal Safety App will give you everything that you need – With One Tap. Only EmergenSee’s Safety App Streams Live Video, Audio and GPS data on to 24/7 Professional Monitoring Security Operators. EmergenSee even records your incident providing you a secured, watermarked copy of the incident, […]
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May 27th, 2015  Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for Behavior

Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for ‘Deeply Troubling Behavior’ The investigation into Kappa Delta Rho began after allegations that its members posted nude photos of woman to two secret Facebook pages. Reported by  Kara Seymour Newtown Patch Staff A Penn State fraternity has been shut down for a “persistent series of deeply troubling behavior,” including the creation of two secret Facebook pages allegedly showing photos of nude women, the university announced Tuesday. A university investigation revealed members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity engaged in hazing activities and sexual harassment, according to a statement from Penn State. The investigation into the fraternity was launched in March, after allegations surfaced that its members created private Facebook pages to share photos of naked woman, including females […]
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May 20th, 2015  EmergenSee Increases Senior Independence

A Growing Number of Seniors Are Living Alone and Leading Active Lives Emergencies can arrises at anytime, that’s why it’s best to have a plan. EmergenSee’s Personal Safety App Provides: –  24/7/365 Professional Security Operators –  Live Video With Audio –  GPS Location and Movement Data –  Precautionary Customer Service Escort –  Auto Start Timer  – And So Much More… See Monarch Rural Institute For Additional Apps – Presentation By: Cheryl Belitsky, PT and Leslie Mullette,OTR/L, ATP The Brain in the Palm of Your Hand Using Mobile Devices to Support Independence Apps to Support Memory / Organization Med Helper Pillboxie EmergenSee Mobile Communication Tools How to evaluate useful app  
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