Initiating Emergency Broadcasts Silently
You can set up your facility to initiate an emergency broadcast silently, without
playing a chime.
Emergency broadcasts are initiated on the Vocera device when
you click the Call button on your Vocera device twice. You can also initiate an
emergency broadcast from the Vocera Collaboration Suite on your cell phone, see About Emergency
for more information.
Before you initiate a silent emergency
broadcast you must set up the emergency broadcast group.
To initiate a silent
emergency broadcast, follow these steps:
Click Add New Facility or select Edit
Facility from the Options button for the
Facility settings that you want to modify.
The New Facility/Edit Facility page appears.
In the General section, click Find Group button to
select a group as the Emergency Broadcast group.
Skip this step if there is an Emergency Group already selected for this
Select the Initiate Emergency Broadcast Silently
Choose one of the following to close the dialog:
- Save — to update the facility configuration
- Cancel — to return to the Facilities