Frequently asked about Alarmbridge – Part 1

One of the common questions we get regarding our Alarmbridge function is whether it can convert digital alarm protocols to analogue protocols so that a digital device or system can communicate with existing Alarm Receiving Centres only capable of handling analogue protocols, such as BS8521:2009 (DTMF). The answer is yes!

Frequently asked questions about iotcomms.io Alarmbridge

SCENARIO 1

Connect SCAIP devices to analogue ARC

You are a telecare device manufacturer that have implemented SCAIP in your device, but still would like to connect your devices to existing Alarm Receiving Centres.

Solving this with Alarmbridge

Simply point the heartbeats and alarms to Alarmbridge and we will bridge them into BS8521:2009 and then communicate to the ARC using the analogue protocol. Alarm events from the device is mapped into relevant BS8521:2009 events. Even voice calls can be established between the device and the Alarm Receiving Center.

SCENARIO 2

Connect digital devices to analogue ARC

You are a device manufacturer, who would like to enable your devices to work also in a care environment but have not implemented any of the common care protocols.

Solving this with Alarmbridge

Integrate into our Alarmbridge with a REST API and call the Alarmbridge API to trigger the alarm event. When the event is triggered, Alarmbridge will establish a call into the Alarm Receiving Centre and submit the alarm event using the BS8521:2009 protocol.

SCENARIO 3

Connect system or platform to analogue ARC

You are a solution provider, who would like to deliver alarm events from your platform into existing Alarm Receiving Centres.

Solving this with Alarmbridge

Integrate into our Alarmbridge with a REST API and call the Alarmbridge API to trigger the alarm event. When the event is triggered, Alarmbridge will establish a call into the Alarm Receiving Centre and submit the event using the BS8521:2009 protocol.

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Alarmbridge is a multiway alarm converter that connects alarm events from both analogue and digital devices, as well as from care platforms and systems, to basically any Alarm Receiving Centre. Explore Alarmbridge for Technology Enabled Care (TEC) and see what it can do for your company!