When effective communication impacts safety, health or security, a multi-functional handset and support system of the highest standards is a necessity. The Ascom i62 handset helps meet the extraordinary demands placed on the staff of hospitals, secure establishments and industrial facilities. Simplifying complex features through an intuitive user interface and large, color display, the i62 communication device allows smooth interaction with colleagues and systems. The i62 is available in a number of licensed models – from the voice-only Talker to the advanced personal alarm and professional messaging Protector. Centralized Management provides smooth, upgrades, portable configuration and reduced downtime – a substantial benefit for system administrators. Ascom i62 users have direct access to a centrally updated phonebook and PBX features. Soft keys facilitate access to all features and are programmable for many more frequently used functions. In an emergency, i62 alarm functions instantly alert colleagues with a single push of a key. The professional messaging capabilities of the Ascom i62 handset ensures that critical data from coworkers and information systems gets to the right person at the right time. Text messages are delivered instantaneously and acknowledgement is recorded. Messages can also be prioritized and color coded to show items sorted based on urgency. These features all contribute to operational efficiency and safety.