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Apr 26th, 2016  Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Prevention Is Possible

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about sexual assault lately, and that’s actually a good thing. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Formally designated by President Obama in 2009, SAAM builds on a long history of survivors who fought to make their stories visible and their voices heard. Because of their struggle, we’ve all learned more about what was previously in the shadows. Recently, Luckiest Girl Alive author Jessica Knoll courageously acknowledged that her protagonist’s truth was also her own. The fictional character crafted by the former Cosmopolitan editor endured a gang rape in high school. Like Ani, Knoll also found that the incident shaped her reputation and social life for years to come, testifying to the lasting, formative impact […]
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Jul 10th, 2015  Best Apps for Real Estate Agents

Point2 Agent 5 Best Apps For Real Estate Agents Two blog posts that continually get a lot of reads are 9 Apps for Real Estate Agents on the Go and Best Tablet Apps for Real Estate Agents. And while both of those article are chock-full of useful apps for real estate professionals of all stripes, we have to admit that we’re always coming across new (and new-to-us) tools that we want to share. Today we’re going to take you through 5 apps we think every agent should download. And we’ll even tell you why! (We’re helpful like that.) Ready? Grab your smartphone or tablet because here we go! Click to download for iOS or Android: MileIQ (FREE*: App Store, Google Play) The smart mileage tracker […]
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Jul 3rd, 2015  Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! July 4th Safety Tips Firework Safety –  Enjoy fireworks at public events, but if you are planning on using legal fireworks at home: Follow instructions on the package and never give fireworks to children. Keep a water supply nearby as precaution. Make sure anyone light fireworks wears eye protection. Light only one firework at a time and don’t relight a “dud”. Don’t throw or point fireworks at people, animals, cars, homes or flammable material. The U.S. forest Service says fireworks are illegal on public land including national forests and camp sites. Grilling Safety – Every year people are injured while using gas and charcoal grills. Here are ways to enjoy barbecues safely: Always supervise a grill […]
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Jan 9th, 2015  Century 21 Lists EmergenSee App For Safety Awareness

Keep safety awareness top-of-mind Among many personal safety tips, keeping your smartphone handy during appointments or showings is always recommended. In addition, there are many safety/tracking applications that are available for download on your smartphone. Below are some of the latest safety apps and devices to consider when planning your safety strategy: Verizon Sure Response Sprint Mobile Urgent Alerts BSafe Real Alert Circle of 6 EmergenSee Knowing there are many resources you can leverage, including technology, that are designed to keep you safe while conducting your business can help you make well informed decisions on what is needed to maintain your personal safety Don’t forget as part of the CENTURY 21 System you are eligible to receive up to 20% […]
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Jan 7th, 2015  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gives Philly Tech a boost

  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gave this Philly tech company a much-needed boost Lauren Hertzler Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal Center City-based Neat Co. got some airtime on the NBC reality show “Celebrity Apprentice” Monday night. The show’s contestants were assigned a task to create a TV ad boasting Neat’s cloud-based Smart Organization Systems. The winner got $40,000 ($20,000 of which was from Neat) to contribute to the charity of choice. Neat’s Chief Marketing Officer Evan Kramer and Rafi Spero, a co-founder of Neat, appeared in the episode. They announced the celebrity contestants’ tasks and judged them on their execution. The airing created a national buzz around Neat, Kramer said. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. “The show demonstrated our desire and ambition to migrate more […]
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Jan 4th, 2015  Body Pulled From Schuylkill River is Shane Montgomery

  Missing College Student Shane Montgomery was found. Surveillance video captured Shane walking early Thanksgiving morning toward the Schuylkill River after leaving Kildare’s Irish Pub around 1:45 a.m. His body was found at the bottom of the Schuylkill, about 10-feet away from the bank of the river, according to a member of the dive team. “God bless the divers,” Verbrugghe said. “They will forever be part of our family. ” See Full Story  
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Jan 1st, 2015  EmergenSee New Standard For Personal Security

Protecting Yourself A new standard emerges for personal security   By Loni Liss For more than a century, the security industry has been providing anti-burglary and home monitoring services to homeowners. Today, traditional alarm and security monitoring services protect roughly 15 percent of American homes and a handful of rental units. The market has grown incrementally in the past decade with the advent of personal emergency monitoring, but these systems are bulky and require a static location. So, what does this $28 billion industry need to do to double or triple their adoption numbers in the next decade? Shift their primary focus away from the protection of property and valuables to the real value proposition…protecting the person, their family and loved […]
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Dec 23rd, 2014  EmergenSee a Philly startup that caught our eye

  10 Philly startups that caught our eye in 2014, and where they are now Philadelphia Business Journal    By Staff Writer Lauren Hertzler This year, I was fortunate to learn about and feature numerous area startups in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s elevator pitch series. They’re run by the people creating innovative products, boosting the economy and inspiring us all every day. I caught up with 10 founders recently. Here’s where they are now. • Spor, solar battery maker: Spor started off strong and hasn’t held back. The company, which makes low-cost, pocket-sized solar battery chargers, raised $112,000 during its first crowdfunding campaign. Right after, it nabbed a $200,000 investment from an angel investor. It recently brought on new hires, including engineering […]
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Mar 14th, 2014  EmergenSee Awarded Top 30 Security Technologies 2013

Top 30 Security Technologies That Set 2013’s Course Paul Boucherle selected EmergenSee as one of the Top Security Technologies of 2013: EmergenSee Personal Bodyguard Personal protection for your family, friends, college students, business traveler and aging parents has taken a giant leap forward with the EmergenSee App technology. Your smartphone can now act as your personal bodyguard with live streaming video and GPS locations to alert authorities that something may be awry.  
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Apr 5th, 2013  ISCI West: EmergenSee App Demonstration

  EmergenSee made a huge splash at this year’s ISC West Show in Las Vegas. The week was full of press meetings and connecting with organizations looking to improve safety at schools, businesses and for lone workers. EVP and Director or Security Jason Friedberg demonstrated the facility and efficiency of the mobile security system and spoke about the benefits of the application’s real-time video feed. Click Here To Watch on YouTube  
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Feb 11th, 2013  Canadian Security Magazine features EmergenSee App

Canadian Security Magazine on Personal Security As a global personal security app, EmergenSee was recently featured in Canadian Security Magazine as an up-and-coming “must have” for businesses, organizations, schools, families, and friends. The application is free to download and offers peace of mind to everyone in their shared security network. A single tap to the mobile application could save a life.  
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