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About to get some really good press for my public safety notification tool -- need help now picking a name

By Andrew Pollack on 03/30/2006 at 10:36 AM EDT

Pretty much all of you know that I've been working toward commercializing the paging/phone system. Now that all the technical hurdles are met, its just a question of fine tuning and finish carpentry. Part of that though, is picking a name. You'd be amazed how few domain names are available that have anything to do with news, broadcast, alert, signal, or alarm.

Here's what I've come up with that are available, in the order of preference I personally have. I'm very interested to know which of these mean anything to you either good or bad. Keep in mind that although Fire departments are the first target, they are not the only one.

My picks:

#1. SecondSignal -- aka: www.secondsignal.com -- I think its clear, easy to spell, and says clearly what the system does.

#2. RestOfTheTeam --- as in "tell the rest of the team" -- not sure about this.

#3. RelayHub -- means something to computer people, probably not anyone else.

#4. PatchedThrough -- good meaning, especially to radio aware people, but hard to spell right needs explaining.

#5. SideBandAlert -- same as #4.

#6. ToneOut --- meaningful to us, but I'm not even sure its a term used in the rest of the country, let alone anywhere else.


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How about ...By Bruce Perry on 03/30/2006 at 12:04 PM EDT
PatchMeIn or TeamDispatch?

of your list, SecondSignal seems clear and easy to remember. #3 I'd call too
generically techie, and #4 has the spelling problem you mentioned.
I like SecondSignal . . .By Brian Mahoney on 03/30/2006 at 04:39 PM EDT
It's close to Second Alarm and carries similar connotations.
SecondVote for SecondSignalBy Jens on 03/31/2006 at 03:27 PM EDT
SecondSignal sounds good to me, but I have to let this decision to you American
guys ....


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