September 11, 2013 07:00 ET

AtHoc Wins Security Products' 2013 New Product of the Year Award for Mobile Security Applications

AtHoc Notifier Mobile App Recognized for Its Interactive Crisis Communication Capabilities, Including Multimedia Field Reporting, Personal Duress Alerts and Shared Situational Awareness

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) - AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today announced that its innovative mobile application for smartphone and tablet devices, AtHoc Notifier, has been awarded the Security Products' New Product of the Year Award for Mobile Security Applications. AtHoc Notifier harnesses mobile technology for rapid emergency notifications, personal duress reports, field situation reporting and shared situational awareness. It is the critical mobile component of the AtHoc IWS™ (Interactive Warning System) solution suite, a comprehensive and fully integrated system that provides significant security and potentially life-saving benefits to mobile operators, security personnel, first responders and enterprise-wide alert recipients.

AtHoc Notifier supports freedom of mobility, enabling all personnel to initiate geo-tagged duress alerts and, share multimedia incident details (photos, videos, maps, audio and text) from any location within seconds of a crisis occurring. Emergency Managers can activate emergency mass notifications and share actionable information with multiple teams across widespread facilities for coordinated response and timely crisis control and resolution. AtHoc Notifier is available for Android smartphones and tablets, iPhone, and iPad.

"AtHoc has recognized the ability to uniquely leverage the latest mobile technology as an essential part of crisis communication today," said Guy Miasnik, CEO and President of AtHoc. "By incorporating functionality for smartphones and tablets, AtHoc has greatly extended an organization's ability to alert, interact, and account for the safety of all personnel, during critical events. Our team at AtHoc is honored to be recognized by Security Products as the leading provider for mobile security applications in the well-respected New Products of the Year Award Program."

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment vendors whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security. More than 90 entries were received in the fifth successful year of this contest, and winners were honored in 24 product award categories.

About AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric interactive crisis communication systems to military, homeland security, government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, force protection, personnel accountability, recall and regulatory compliance. Millions of end-users worldwide, in organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, UCLA, and Microsoft rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc was recently recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit

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