News
19 April 2018

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 20 APRIL 2018 – CriticalArc has made a series of key sales and technical appointments as it expands to meet growing demand for the SafeZone® personal protection and emergency response system.

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9 April 2018

WEST MALLING, UNITED KINGDOM, 09 APRIL 2018: CriticalArc has today announced that it has been appointed by FCC Group (FCC) – a leading global provider of environmental services, water management and infrastructure works, headquartered in Spain – to help develop and implement SafeZone® as a multinational safeguarding solution for all its employees and any accompanying family members while they are working overseas on company projects.

 

CriticalArc’s pioneering SafeZone personal protection and emergency response system is already being used by FCC as part of their initial deployment phase in three very different security challenges: for the FAST consortium to design and build the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia, for all FCC projects in Egypt, and on a gas pipeline construction project in North Mexico.  Based on these experiences FCC then plans to integrate SafeZone more widely and to start rolling out the approach from mid-2018 to cover all its international operations in over 35 countries.

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3 March 2018

March 7 & 8: CriticalArc’s annual SafeZone Conference for EMEA Users is on this week at Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University.

This year’s event will bring together users from across the UK with other industry professionals to share their ideas and experiences, to further strengthen the existing SafeZone user community, and to help provide new insights to guide future product developments.

CriticalArc’s two co-founders, Glenn Farrant, CEO and Jahmai Lay, CTO will join the conference to update delegates on current and planned SafeZone developments, to facilitate workshops and group discussions, and to gain more detailed customer feedback.

This year’s main sponsor is Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, announcing a new partnership with CriticalArc.

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9 December 2017

Technology enables users worldwide to link in with university emergency supports

First Irish university to roll-out SafeZone

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 9 DECEMBER 2017 – Dublin City University is providing emergency supports to staff and students anywhere in the world through a mobile safety application called SafeZone which links users with the University emergency response team.

Provided by technology firm CriticalArc, the app, which DCU staff and students can download at no cost, will enable students and staff to connect with DCU’s emergency response team if urgent help is required, first aid is needed or an emergency occurs.

DCU is the first university in the Republic of Ireland to roll-out SafeZone, which will be available to a student and staff population of almost 19,000 across the Glasnevin, St Patrick’s and All Hallows campuses. The app is also of use to University staff and students who are working and studying overseas.

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27 July 2017

Announcing Product Partnership to Integrate Real-Time Navigation and Location Intelligence with SafeZone Safety & Security Response

NEW YORK and SYDNEYJuly 24, 2017  — Connexient and CriticalArc announced today that they have formed a partnership to integrate Connexient’s MediNav™ Navigator Edition 2.0 with CriticalArc’s SafeZone security response and emergency management solution.  The combined solution will revolutionize the ability of organizations with complex campuses and facilities to respond to security and emergency incidents.

Connexient is the market leader in Digital Wayfinding and Enterprise Indoor Navigation Services for healthcare, with a rapidly growing roster of over 43 hospital clients.  Powered by Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons and sophisticated handset sensor fusion technology, MediNav™ Navigator v. 2.0 provides rich indoor maps, “blue dot” indoor navigation and location-based services for patients, visitors and staff.

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