Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Amber Alerts Go Mobile

A great idea.

Largest Broadcaster of Amber Alerts Offers Free Service to Mobile Communication Devices

MANDEVILLE, La., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Code Amber (http://www.codeamber.org), the largest broadcaster of Amber Alerts nationwide has joined with Smart-Traveler Messenger (http://www.smarttraveler.com) to deliver state specific or nationwide notification of Amber Alerts to mobile devices. Starting today, anyone can sign up to receive Amber Alerts on those devices at codeamber.org. The service is free.

Code Amber is the only Amber Alert distribution entity that delivers Amber Alert information directly to media from law enforcement in all 50 states and Canada. Code Amber's XML and RSS feeds have transmitted over 260 Amber Alerts to major broadcasters in two years with proven accuracy and reliability. CNN and FoxNews include links directly to Code Amber when reporting on Amber Alerts so that their viewers can see real time updates.

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