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SARA Named Campus Safety Magazine 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award Winner

August 14, 2020 - Westerville, OH – Campus Safety Magazine, honoring superior products and services for hospital, school and university protection professionals announced Status Solutions’ Situational Awareness and Response Assistant, SARA, as the winner of the 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award for Emergency Notification / Mass Notification System.

The 2020 Campus Safety BEST Awards recognize superlative security, law enforcement, emergency management and safety solutions for K-12 campuses, institutions of higher education and healthcare organizations. SARA was recognized for its advancements integrating facial recognition technology with SARA’s automated alerting engine to determine what faces are approved to be in certain locations of any campus. Using facial recognition and detection, SARA is able to automatically generate alerts that are sent to the appropriate campus staff members based on location, specific individual, escalation level, and time of day.

"Campus Safety magazine takes pride in focusing on content that helps protection professionals in the healthcare and education markets keep their students, teachers, patients, visitors, and campuses safe and secure," says Robin Hattersley Gray, executive editor of Campus Safety.

Like Campus Safety, founder of Status Solutions, Mike MacLeod, also believes in the importance of protecting our communities. “The pursuit of safety never stops, which is why at Status Solutions we are determined to always keep innovating and finding new ways to provide situational awareness to the people who need it most.”

All entries will be highlighted in the Campus Safety Best Awards Gallery on CampusSafetyMagazine.com. Winners’ products will also be included in an article on campussafetymagazine.com, be highlighted in a 2020 issue of Campus Safety magazine, receive use of the Campus Safety Best Award Winner Logo, be included in the Campus Safety newsletter, and receive a beautiful Campus Safety BEST trophy.

All entries were judged on all aspects involved such as innovation, functionality, competitive advantages, benefits to the installer or monitoring provider, and benefits to the end user.

ABOUT STATUS SOLUTIONS: Status Solutions is a provider of situational awareness technologies for life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification. The company’s customized solutions ensure the right information reaches the right people automatically via various portals and dashboards for faster, more efficient communication. From emergency alerting and response management to self-service, we help organizations better collect, process, interpret and deliver their data. Real-time, detailed notifications about potential threats to people, property, business and convenience/comfort enabling customers to better manage risk while also transforming their business operations.

ABOUT CAMPUS SAFETY: Campus Safety (CS) magazine, CampusSafetyMagazine.com and Campus Safety Conference exclusively serve campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools and universities in the United States. CS is a product of Emerald Expositions.

ABOUT EMERALD EXPOSITIONS: Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States operating more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 7.0 million NSF of exhibition space.