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‘mags’ Author Charley Hogwood Discusses New Preparedness Book [interview]

January 6, 2014

Tunstall Americas Partners With Numera On Distribution Of Mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS)

Charleys long list of career achievements combine the worlds of survival and public emergency response in a unique way. Whether you want to learn about disaster and response, primitive wilderness survival, advanced urban survival or wish to completely leave the grid, we have the skills you need. Charley describes his unique book and the in-depth approach like this: By employing the hard learned lessons carefully researched from active groups, and applying sociology, history, law and threat analysis, the survivor will understand what to look for in a group, how to build one from scratch, how to fix one that has become dysfunctional and where to put it in a hurry. What are mutual assistance groups? Charley: A mutual assistance group is a group of similarly minded individuals who pledge to assist each other in times of crisis. A group could be a family, a small group of friends or an entire community. Why do you feel a significant number of preppers shy away from forming or joining mutual assistance groups? Charley: The most common fears we hear about have to do with trust and personal security. People worry that someone will turn on them and take their supplies, or shun them as crazy. While this is always a concern, the methods we outline in our book MAGS are specifically designed to mitigate these valid worries.
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MobileHelp® Announces New DUO Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System (M-PERS)

The new unit features an increase in transmitter coverage up to 1,000 feet with CSTs long-range transmitters and adds a level of flexibility for users. The Bob 4200 console, like the other CST Bob console products, is designed for use with traditional analog and VOIP telephone lines including all Bob accessories like smoke and CO2 detection and door/window contacts. The Bob 4200 comes with a newly designed long-range pendant that has wear appeal. In addition to this sleek, modern new look, the Bob 4200 includes a level of future proofing built into it that was not previously available to subscribers. With a 3G cellular module to be available by fall of 2012, CST is able to provide customers with the peace of mind that should they turn off their analog home phones, they still will be able to keep their Bob monitoring system running without any stoppage or having to switch out the console with which they have become familiar. Additionally, with a wireless speaker/microphone unit available later in 2012, both larger homes, and a wider area of coverage can be facilitated without running wires or sacrificing aesthetics of where the base station console is placed. The consoles key features include: * Up to 1,000 feet of transmitter coverage, using CSTs long range transmitters * English or Spanish selectable in software * Upgradeable firmware permits future flash of firmware for enhancements, feature updates * Illuminated Help button backlit and easier to see at night * Pre-recorded alert messages loaded into console for scheduled events (medicine, appointments, system testing, activity and motion) CST, founded in 2006 by security and medical monitoring expert Jeffery S. Prough, is the nations largest independent provider of personal emergency response systems.
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CST Rolls Out Bob 4200 Personal Emergency Response System

The Cellular DUO System offers all the features of the original Cellular Classic system with the added feature of a mobile device offering the user protection anywhere they go. The cellular base stations lighted display enables delivery of Medication Reminders, the first of MobileHelp Connect interactive health applications, target release Q1 2014. The MobileHelp Cellular DUO Systemincludes a cellular base station, a Mobile Device with mobile pouch and portable cradle charger, and choice of a waterproof neck pendant or wrist button which should be worn at all times. Also incorporated with the system is MobileHelp Connect an innovative online portal, which provides event notification and online tracking platform for customers, families and caregivers. About MobileHelp MobileHelp is America's leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology based in Boca Raton, Florida and services clients in all 50 states. MobileHelp develops and distributes market leading products such as Cellular DUO, the first and only fully integrated medical alert system with GSM/GPS technology which provides an in-home cellular base station and a mobile device to protect customers away from home; and the Cellular Classic system, an in-home cellular based Medical Alert System. MobileHelps M-PERS devices are integrated with nationwide wireless voice, data and GPS technology to provide real-time medical monitoring services and location tracking for expedited personal emergency assistance.
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prepping groups The centers are HIPAA compliant and staffed by professional telephone Tunstall Agents who have been highly trained on the mPERS solution. By simply pressing the mPERS emergency response button, the customer will be connected to a Tunstall Agent who will evaluate the situation and determine appropriate action. The mPERS has built-in GPS technology, which helps the agent locate the customer. The product also has the capability to automatically detect falls, which will trigger the same response to a Tunstall Agent. Regardless of the situation, the Tunstall Agent will stay connected to the individual until the situation is resolved. Because of the security offered by Tunstall's contact centers, customers can continue to lead active lifestyles and live independently in their homes and communities. Tim Smokoff, CEO of Numera, said, "With our solution Tunstall customers will enjoy new freedom and a more independent way of life. The solution is cellular-enabled and designed to provide customers personal emergency response services whether they are at home or on the go." The addition of mPERS solution will expand Tunstall's reach in improving care management, decreasing healthcare costs, and helping provide better customer outcomes. The solution complements Tunstall's vision of a "world where people have the freedom to live life to the fullest in a place of their choice." Tunstall Americas offers telecare and telehealth solutions that primarily serve senior populations and individuals with disabilities. Tunstall's telecare products unobtrusively monitor safety risks in the home, enabling people to live independent lives, knowing help is quickly available should they need it.
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Personal emergency response system kids recalled

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Visonic Amber Classic and Amber SelectX Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Kits Hazard: A single Amber Base station set to Common Area Mode will not detect a low battery or dead battery warning signal from the remote pendant that notifies the end user or system administrator to replace the pendant battery. Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact their system installer or a Visonic alarm installation professional to determine if their Amber base station is set to Common Area Mode, and if so, to either reset their unit to another mode or make other system changes, such as adding an additional base station. Only a professionally-trained PERS system installer can identify and modify the particular mode configuration. Owners are also reminded to manually test their Amber PERS pendant regularly for low battery status. Consumer Contact: Visonic at (800) 223-0020 from 8:30 a.m.
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