November 7, 2010

Israel to Launch SMS Missile Alerts

fromthemedia2.jpeg According to Haaretz, Israel Defense Forces will announce Monday an NIS 27 ($7.5) million investment in a new cellular system that will alert citizens in case of a missile attack.

quotemarksright.jpgThe cellular application, developed by Israeli high-tech company eViglio, in cooperation with Ericsson, is expected to be activated June 2011.

eViglio's system allows alerts to be sent to cell phones, television and radio stations, web sites and billboards.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read full article and eVigilo press release.

Previously:

-- Israel. MIssile Warnings by SMS - In 2006, Israeli start-up Cellact, a developer of cellular messaging technology, began marketing a system to kibbutzim, towns and factories in northern Israel that enables the issue of warnings of missile attacks.

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