9/11 Memorial adopts mass notification
The 9/11 Memorial has selected Eaton’s ALERiTY mass notification platform to communicate emergency messages to personnel and visitors located on the Memorial grounds. The system was first installed in February 2015 and includes Eaton’s WAVES High Power Speaker Array (HPSA) 7100-R Series.
The Memorial and Museum are located on eight of the 16 acres of the original World Trade Center site. The facility remembers and honours those killed in the World Trade Center attacks of Feb. 26, 1993 and Sept. 11, 2001. The design was created by Michael Arad and Peter Walker and consists of two reflecting pools and a plaza of trees. Inside the museum are displays are artifacts related to the Sept. 11 tragedy and presentations of the stories of those affected.
“With more than 3 million visitors since its opening last year, the 9/11 Memorial chose Eaton’s wide-area mass notification system to prepare for a variety of emergency situations,” says Ted Milburn, vice president of marketing at Eaton, in a statement. “Eaton’s innovative technologies provide clear and intelligible voice communications to help direct people to safety in a time of crisis.”
Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.