Digital Alert Systems Issues Guidance For Aug. 11 National EAS Test

Digital Alert Systems, which offers emergency communications solutions for media providers, announced guidance ahead of the next National Periodic Test (NPT) of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), scheduled for Aug. 11 at 2:20 p.m. ET. All broadcast and cable operators must participate in the test, which is conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and […]

Digital Alert Systems’ Version 4.3 EAS Software Available For Download

Digital Alert Systems, a global provider of emergency communications solutions for media providers, today announced the availability of Version 4.3 of its Emergency Alert System (EAS) software running on the company’s award-winning DASDEC-II or One-Net SE EAS devices. The company says Version 4.3 is a major release that “further expands the security measures already built […]

New NextGen Video Alliance Launches

The NextGen Video Information Systems Alliance coalition brings together providers of advanced broadcast and multichannel TV solutions to accelerate the deployment of ATSC 3.0.

Digital Alert Systems Offering V4 Price Relief Program

Digital Alert Systems, a global provider in emergency communications solutions for media providers, has introduced a new price relief program for its family of Emergency Alert System (EAS) devices. To help ensure that critical emergency communications are as robust and reliable as possible during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Digital Alert Systems has reduced the price […]

Digital Alert Systems’ Anne Wakeman To Succeed Jim Heminway

Digital Alert Systems (formerly Monroe Electronics), a global provider of emergency communications solutions for video services providers, today announced that Jim Heminway, Digital Alert Systems’ general manager, vice president and chief operating officer, will formally retire at the end of this year. Anne L. Wakeman, the company’s chief financial officer, began taking on COO responsibilities […]

Next-Gen Emergency Info Delivered To All Platforms

The partnership Of Verance, Capitol Broadcasting, Digital Alert Systems and Triveni Digital says its test validates the ability of Advanced Emergency Information tech to seamlessly deliver enhanced messages to 100% of smart televisions.


Monroe Electronics Updates EAS, CAP Software

From The NAB Exhibit Floor: BroadStream Solutions & Digital Alert Systems

BroadStream Solutions & Digital Alert Systems | Booths N6315 & N3422, respectively | Websites: & On Monday, automated playout specialist, BroadStream Solutions and Digital Alert Systems (DAS) announced a partnership to create a full integration of EAS-Net into its flagship OASYS integrated playout platform. The full integration with EAS-Net provides an IP-based communication link between […]

Digital Alert Systems Upgrades DASDEC Software

Digital Alert Systems, a division of Monroe Electronics, will soon release a major software upgrade to the DASDEC platforms for advanced Emergency Alert System and Common Alerting Protocol messaging compliance. The new software, version 3.0, features dozens of functional and operational improvements, including Alert Agent, an enhanced and powerful way to selectively process alert messages […]


Confusion, Questions On Text-To-Speech Rule

With the FCC’s Nov. 30 deadline for TV station implementation of audible captioning rapidly approaching, vendors of the necessary equipment say that many broadcasters remain confused about what is and isn’t required of them to comply; the difference between EAS rules and the new rule; and even the difference between text-to-speech and speech-to-text.


DTV America Rolls Out DAS Platforms For LPTV


Digital Alert Systems Lands Texas Contract

NAB 2014

Digital Alert Systems To Show Monitors At NAB


DAS Offers Text-To-Speech EAS Solution

Digital Alert Systems and Monroe Electronics have published an application note explaining how to bring their DASDEC and R189 One-Net integrated EAS/CAP encoder systems into quick compliance with new FCC rules governing the Emergency Alert System. This software fix is the first public solution for this new requirement. Starting April 23, the FCC will prohibit […]

NAB 2012: Digital Alert Systems Products Preview

2012 NAB Show Preview Digital Alert Systems Booth C3346 Website:   Digital Alert Systems (DAS) will highlight its newest range of next-generation Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) technologies designed to lower the cost and complexity of compliance with the latest FCC mandate. New R198 Local/Network-Controlled Multichannel AES Switch/Converter The new […]

Monroe Electronics Names New Development VP

Monroe Electronics and its Digital Alert Systems (DAS) subsidiary, suppliers of Emergency Alert System and common alerting protocol equipment to the broadcast and cable industries, appointed Bill Robertson vice president of business development for both companies. He will report directly to Jim Heminway, Monroe COO. In this new role, Robertson will expand his focus to […]

Hearst TV Chooses DASDEC-II EAS Platform

Digital Alert Systems (DAS), a provider of next-generation Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and Emergency Alert Systems (EAS), today announced that Hearst Television has standardized on the DASDEC-II emergency messaging platform with EAS-Net across 29 stations in 26 markets. In addition to satisfying the federal requirement for CAP compliance, the DAS installation lets Hearst integrate a […]

NAB 2011: Digital Alert Systems Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Digital Alert Systems Booth C2952 Digital Alert Systems is a provider of next-generation Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and Emergency Alert Systems (EAS). DASDEC-II Models: DASLC and DASLCR (New)—The new DASLC and DASLCR provide core Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) functionality, offering dual monitoring inputs and analog-only switching […]

KUTV Simplifies EAS With Digital Alert Systems

Belo TVs Add DASDEC-II For Emergency Messaging

Belo Corp. has standardized on Digital Alert Systems’ DASDEC-II digital EAS/CAP encoder/decoder across all their TV stations. The network-centric DASDEC-II emergency messaging system, an FCC-certified EAS management  platform that is CAP-compatible and integrates smoothly with Belo’s BTi workflow solution. “After extensive analysis, we selected the DASDEC-II system for our enterprise-wide EAS/CAP implementation,” said Reed Wilson, […]