Broadcast Messaging System

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Wayne State researchers have developed new software which integrates existing software systems (e.g. SunGard HE’s Banner) to enable authorized broadcasting of messages to an entire campus community or to select groups via text messaging to cellular phones, via email, or instant messaging.

Competitive Advantage:

·         Integration with existing enterprise software suites (e.g. Banner, Blackboard, Luminis)

·         Messages can be delivered across multiple platforms to fully customizable user groups

Commercial Applications:

Possible commercial uses include:

·         Increased emergency messaging capabilities on school campuses

·         Useful tool in Blackboard learning management


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Darren Hubbard, Jeffrey Dunn, Robert Thompson

C&IT Academic and Core Applications Department

Computing and Information Technology @ Wayne State University

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Nic Wetzler
Wayne State University
Jeffrey Dunn
Robert Thompson
Daren Hubbard