Lynx Systems

Brand Overview | Lynx Systems

Lynx is a network based duress and emergency notification system. Utilizing an extensive catalog of input and output devices, the Lynx system can maximize situational awareness for security, management, and the general population of your organization.

The Lynx system allows for extremely versatile alarm and notification configurations, such as many to one (e.g. providing computer based duress alarms for all employees that notify security) or one to many. (e.g. allowing managers to send notifications to all employees) A few examples of Lynx input devices are PC based keyboard duress, USB duress buttons, wireless locating duress buttons, hardwired inputs, and computer based icon panels. Popular output devices include pop-up notifications, audio messaging to existing radios and PA systems, HDMI output, VOIP, and SMS.

The Lynx Duress and Emergency Notification System uses TLS encryption for all network communication. All Lynx alarms are supervised and have monthly testing functionality. The PC Based Duress (F9+F11) or USB button can operate logged off or locked. The PoE Hardwired and 900MHz wireless duress alarms are also fully supervised and have testing capabilities. PC Popup Alert can operate when logged on, logged off, or locked. Lynx is manufactured and Supported in Richardson, Texas.

Product Overview

LynxGuide Server

The LynxGuide System Server is available as a turn-key server with the LynxGuide software pre-loaded on a Raid server, configured and tested for quick installation of the system. The software is also available to be loaded on a server you supply or in a Virtual Environment. The Standard Single site solution is available with 2,000 client seats up to 20,000 client seats.  Each PC client software installation of the LynxIcon, LynxMessenger (available for Mac), LynxMessengerPro, LynxKey, LynxKeyPro or LynxUSB is counted as a client seat. Any LynxNet device, such as LynxStrobe, LynxWLS, LynxPA or LynxDispatcher, also counts as one client seat per device.  Separate facilities with 100 or more clients require a LynxGuide server per facility. The optional S2S module enables communication between servers. We also have the Enterprise multi-site solution that is available with 2,000 client seats up to 20,000 client seats. Below are the part numbers for the Single Site configurations.

Input Devices

All software or hardware Input devices for the Lynx system communicate with the LynxGuide server via your network. When any Input device is activated, a small message is sent to the LynxGuide server. That message can then activate any of the Lynx system Output devices.

Wireless Inputs

The LynxWLS wireless network receiver communicates with the LynxGuide server via your network. When the LynxWLS is activated from any of the wireless transmitters, a small message is sent to the LynxGuide server. That message can then activate any of the Lynx system Output devices.

Output Devices

All software or hardware Output devices for the Lynx system communicate with the LynxGuide server via your network. When any Lynx system Input device is activated, a small message is sent to the LynxGuide server. That message can then activate any of the Lynx system Output devices.
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