Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Guardian Watch™, a Georgia-based technology company, exhibited at the TAG Government Technology Public Safety Conference and Expo held at the Gwinnett Center on May 21. Speakers and participants discussed Georgia’s Public Safety initiatives and the impact technology will have on future initiatives.
Common themes throughout the program focused on the idea of convergence and the increasing value of technology. Recent tragedies and disasters provided relevant examples of the need for agencies across the state and country to collaborate. In order to streamline collaboration, focus must be placed on technology systems and platforms that can assist public safety in serving its communities.
Public safety speakers include Casey Cagle, Lietenant Governor, State of Georga; Terry Hall, President, APCO International; Charley English, Director, Georgia Emergency Management Agency; Chief George Turner, Chief of Police, City of Atlanta; Chief Kelvin Cochran, Fire Chief, City of Atlanta; among others.
“We designed our multi-platform application to not only empower citizens to be more active in their own personal safety but to also assist public safety,” comments Dr. Gordon Jones, CEO, Guardian Watch™. “Guardian Watch™ is a perfect example of how technology can seamlessly integrate with public safety initiatives to better serve the greater community.”
For more information about the Guardian Watch™ platform, visit: www.guardianwatch.com/vban.
About Guardian Watch™
Guardian Watch™ is a multi-platform application revolutionizing emergency response and reporting, and community safety. Guardian Watch™ enables users to report and stream live video that is immediately viewable by emergency respondents and public safety organizations, arming them with valuable information that can help prevent crime and save lives during emergencies and disasters. Guardian Watch™ is a trusted resource for neighborhood watch groups and other public safety organizations, offering users alerts of reported incidents in their immediate area, fostering a safe and secure environment within local communities in the Guardian Watch™ network. Winner of the 2010 New Ideas SC Competition Guardian Watch™ was the first m911 application in the US; The Guardian Watch™ team were also winners of the 2011 Futurists: BetaLaunch technology and innovation showcase, and invitees to the United Kingdom’s Ministry Office of Security and Counterterrorism INSTINCT program for Human Augmented Technology, Guardian Watch™ helped the Richland County SC Sheriff’s Department earn the 2012 National Sheriffs’ Association Neighborhood Watch Excellence Award for the department’s innovative use of technology. Guardian Watch™ is an advocate for leveraging modern technology to create a better, safer world.