The Israeli company, eVigilo, specializes in mass-notifications and has been using its innovative technology to save countless lives.

An Israeli company, eVigilo, is behind Sunday’s mass evacuation from an earthquake in Chile, which likely saved thousands of lives from the temblor and subsequent tsunami that hit the country’s southern coast.

After a 7.7-magnitude earthquake was registered on Sunday by Chile’s naval oceanographic service, Chile’s National Emergency Office ordered an evacuation of more than 4,000 residents and tourists from the nearby coastal areas in anticipation of a potential tsunami. The timely warning and evacuation alert were issued via the software platform of Netanya-based eVigilo to thousands of cellphones in the threatened area.

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