Punch Technologies, Inc. and Johnson Controls have finalised an agreement to bring an innovative safety communications platform to market.
The platform, which can be integrated into businesses’ existing security systems, provides the opportunity to more easily and effectively communicate with employees, emergency responders and other surrounding businesses in the event of an emergency incident. Under the terms of the agreement, Johnson Controls will be the primary distributor of PunchAlert by Punch Technologies, Inc.
Delivering safety communications
"Our partnership with Johnson Controls is a tremendous step forward and is an opportunity for us to partner with a global leader in safety," said Greg Artzt, Co-founder and CEO of Punch Technologies, Inc.
It’s critical for businesses to have the necessary tools to easily and effectively communicate emergency plans"
"We will build on this exciting relationship to deliver safety communications for a wide range of public and private enterprises, first responders, campuses, and communities. In today’s always-evolving landscape of emergency events, it’s critical for businesses to have the necessary tools to easily and effectively communicate emergency plans and procedures with employees and building occupants," said Hank Monaco, vice president, marketing, Johnson Controls.
Advanced safety wearable
“This agreement is a continuation of Johnson Controls’ commitment to public safety by providing enterprises with a mechanism to report and react to emergencies and a means to further bolster security systems and safety procedures.”
PunchAlert, launched in 2014, has already gained traction in the United States and Canada with both public and private organisations. The PunchAlert platform is designed to continuously innovate and solve customer pain points based on insights gained from partnerships. Building on its portfolio of offerings, Punch Technologies, Inc. will also launch Rescue, the most advanced safety wearable ever, in the first quarter of 2020.