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FDA Regulation of Smartphone Apps Could Offer Lessons for Alerting Apps

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Emergency Management  /  No Comments

From A.W.A.R.E This past weekend’s Washington Post had an article about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of smartphone apps that serve medical-related purposes. Much of this piece is specific to health issues, but the dynamics it illustrates could offer a few lessons and insights into how government and private developers could interact regarding […]

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Area’s emergency managers tap new apps, social media for 2012 hurricane season

By   /  June 4, 2012  /  #smem, Emergency Management  /  No Comments

If you live in Lee County and need to evacuate because of a hurricane, there’s an app for that. As the 2012 hurricane season gets under way today, Lee County Emergency Management is offering LeeEvac, a mobile device app that’s free for both Apple and Android-based phones and devices, such as tablets and iPads. Lee […]

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San Francisco Taps Social Gaming to Boost Preparedness

By   /  October 20, 2011  /  Training, Exercise and Drills  /  No Comments

Encouraging residents to be prepared and reaching a wide audience can be a challenge. To encourage preparedness among San Francisco’s tech-savvy population, the city launched an iPhone application on Oct. 14 that’s part social game and part offline reference for when Internet connectivity may not be available following a disaster. The city’s SF Heroes application includes […]

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