- Integrated SMS/App solution released
Version 7.10 of SMS Responder pairs the outdoor coverage of SMS with the guarenteed availability of WiFi.
The new system can send to an app on the recipient's phone, meaning virtually all homes and workplaces will have 100% coverage. Where the app is not installed or does not have coverage (e.g. rural locations with no 3G), an SMS is sent instead.
The new app also offers a significan...read more
- SMS Responder V7 will also bring an APP
Responder Technology, the developers behind SMS Responder, the resilient team call out service, have been a little busy!
We have been working hard to complement our SMS product with the addition of an App, currently working on Andriod but with iPhone support soon to follow.
The App lives on your smartphone, just like all the other apps that you use on a daily basis. It receives messages from...read more
- Version 7 is coming soon!
We're working hard on Version 7 which for the first time incorporates our own Apps to both reduce costs and increase the effectiveness of our messaging system.
Version 7 launches at the Lowland Search Conference in September where we will be running workshops to explain how to get the best from the new features.
- FirstCall could increase volunteer team callouts
Many of our customers are members of volunteer teams assisting police, ambulance or County Council EPUs. Although these groups are keen to help there are practical hurdles to overcome if the team (like most) does not have a 24 hour manned office.
At the start of an incident, control rooms (for whatever service) are busy places and staff can't afford to spend too long navigating phone menus...read more
- Version 6.0 Released
Responder Technology today released Version 6.0 of SMS Responder adding smart-phone and tablet support. Another significant addition is the facility for police and emergency planning Control Rooms to reliably contact multiple voluntary or statutary groups at once, or national bodies to activate their local groups
- Training day is a success!
Responder Technology Ltd organised a training day for 14 delegates, kindly hosted by Cambridgeshire Search & Rescue who sent 5 of their members. Also represented were Leicestershire Search & Rescue, Norfolk Search & Rescue, Central Rescue UK, Northants 4x4 Response, BHC 4x4 Response and South and City College Birmingham.
Mike Hall and Paul Dollemore explained the basic features of SMS Responder...read more
- Training Day
Responder Technology Ltd have arranged another training day for users of SMS Responder. Located at facilities in Cambridgeshire the programme covers all of the main facilities of SMS Responder and includes an open question-and-answer session. Enquiries to email@example.com.
- Free Qualification Tracking for Voluntary Groups
Responder Technology today announced that it is offering its Qualification Tracking system free of charge to voluntary groups. The system offers user-configurable qualifications and stores each member's certificates and expiry dates. Weekly email reports outline any certificates approaching expiry.
Please email for details.
- Emergency Services Show 2013
This was our third year at the Emergency Services Show which this year moved to the NEC in Birmingham. Visitor numbers were perhaps a little below what we had hoped for but at least the building stayed in one piece for the duration of the exhibition! The single hall was certainly impressive in size, which also made it difficult to navigate back to the stand after breaks....read more