You can view text messages, email messages, and user console messages on the badge.
You can read three kinds of text messages on the display of your Vocera device:
Text messages—Vocera smartphone users can send text messages to other Vocera users. Vocera Messaging Interface (VMI) applications that interface with other systems, such as nurse call systems, can also send text messages to Vocera devices.
Email messages—People inside and outside the Vocera system can send text messages to your Vocera device from their email programs, refer to Sending Text Messages to Vocera Devices.
User Console messages—Users can send these text messages from the Vocera User Console, refer to The User Console section.