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‘Geofencing’ can pinpoint emergency areas from smartphone users

SALT LAKE CITY — Is an emerging technology known as “geofencing” the future of emergency alerts? If so, the future is now in six northern Utah counties that have adopted a system that can pinpoint the best areas to send urgent notifications to smartphone users. Davis, Weber, Cache, Box Elder, Morgan and Rich counties have[…]

Cache County launches app for public safety alerts

From By Amy Macavinta Localized emergency information is now available at your fingertips via your smartphone. Cache County is one of several Northern Utah counties that will be utilizing ping4alerts!, a new mobile application to send out public safety alerts. Users simply draw on a map to personalize the area for which they want to receive[…]