Upper Iowa University to install intelligent evacuation system

School partners with Lightstep Technologies on installation to enhance safety on Fayette campus


"Working as partners with Lightstep to launch this technology in the United States has helped us defray costs and make the technology more affordable for UIU," Walker added.

Although Lightstep technology has not been introduced previously in the United States, Patterson said the technology is also being installed in non-academic facilities in India and the Middle East.

"Lightstep is an unprecedented safety technology, and we believe Upper Iowa University is taking the right step toward ensuring student safety," Walker added. "UIU is setting the standard for what safety should look like in colleges and universities around the world."