A 30-Second Earthquake Warning Gives a Menlo Park Fire Station a Chance to Protect Itself

SkyAlert’s technology has been evolving for years in Mexico. Over time, the company extended what was initially a pager-based emergency alert system to a comprehensive earthquake alert system that includes a proprietary network of seismic sensors. Recently, Cantu’s efforts got the attention of researchers and investors in the U.S.—and an opportunity to give SkyAlert’s IoT technology far broader reach. It has been integrated with the U.S. Geographical Service’s (USGS’s) ShakeAlert, anearthquake warning system on the West Coast of the United States that started making its alerts available for public distribution in some areas late last year.
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