Category Archives: Emerge for Android

Anything relating to Android for Emerge

Working with Emerge data

School consent must be obtained when using Groupcall devices to reproduce Emerge faults and data should only be downloaded onto Groupcall devices and appropriate security measures, including strong password complexity, must be applied.  This data should be removed by logging … Continue Reading

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Emerge Devices – Android

A wide range of devices have been tested with Emerge for Android, but as there is a constantly changing landscape of devices running Android, it would be impossible to provide a totally comprehensive list.  The minimum requirements therefore to run … Continue Reading

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Emerge Log Viewer

This software is the tool that logs all activity for the Groupcall Emerge service. It will display any device connection attempts, together with specific user details and data fetching. This can be used for troubleshooting as it will also display … Continue Reading

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Groupcall Management Console

This software is the tool used to setup and maintain emerge devices, users and groups which will be used within the school system, alongside any additional settings and options needed. This runs off a newly installed service “Groupcall Emerge Service”. This … Continue Reading

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Emerge Remote Wipe and Deactivation

Some second line defences have been built in to the functionality of Emerge to maintain data security in the event of device loss and or personnel changes. If the device is lost or stolen, Emerge can be remotely deactivated and … Continue Reading

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Emerge Encryption

Emerge has its own dedicated encryption facility, it does not rely on encryption facilities provided by the device. Sensitive data is encrypted using AES 128 (Advanced Encryption Standard) which is the government standard for the UK. Using this method, MIS … Continue Reading

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Emerge Two-Factor Authentication

Emerge uses Two-Factor Authentication. This means using two independent methods of identification (i.e. something you have and something you know!). All iOS and Android devices are hard coded with a globally unique string called the Device UDID – something you … Continue Reading

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Emerge 2.5x

This release note covers the features added in the 2.5x family of Emerge releases across all supported platforms. This includes but is not limited to – 2.5.0 & 2.5.1 for smaller iOS devices, 2.5.0HD & 2.5.1HD for iPads and 2.51 … Continue Reading

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