OnPage App to Relegate the Pager to Its Last Beep

OnPage Relegates Pager to its Final Beep

It’s no surprise that pagers are becoming more outdated and obsolete as technology like OnPage is becoming more advanced.  However, in its day, the pager was a dynamic product, allowing for emergency notification and messages to be sent and read.  Over time, the pager advanced with more capabilities allowing for alphanumeric and two-way paging.   However, with the rise of smart phones on the marketplace today, the pager has since been demoted by smartphone applications like OnPage that have the same functionality as the traditional pagers but with more capabilities and ultimately more convenience.  The Sunday Times in Malta recognizes the threat OnPage has to these traditional pagers as they state: “[pagers] are under threat, as smartphone apps which offer two-way communication, group messaging and an audit trail – like the OnPage app developed by Onset Technology – will probably relegate the pager to their last beep.” The Healthcare industry is […] Read more »